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Rep. Rashida Tlaib on why she’s rallying progressives to fight back against calls for sweeping new government surveillance powers after the Capitol attack

Rep. Rashida Tlaib is leading the progressive opposition to a massive expansion of the security state in the wake of the deadly Capitol attack by Trump supporters. A member of the House Democrats’ “Squad,” Tlaib warned that marginalised groups are typically the selected targets of law enforcement. Tlaib spoke with […]
Rep. Rashida Tlaib on why she’s rallying progressives to fight back against calls for sweeping new government surveillance powers after the Capitol attack
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Prosecutors are looking to modify Kyle Rittenhouse’s bail conditions, saying he was spotted out with Proud Boys flashing white-power signs

Kenosha County prosecutors filed a motion Wednesday seeking to modify Kyle Rittenhouse’s bail conditions. The move comes after Rittenhouse, 18, was spotted at a bar after posting $US2 million bail in November. Prosecutors say Rittenhouse was fraternizing with members of the Proud Boys and flashed a white-power hand sign. Visit […]
Prosecutors are looking to modify Kyle Rittenhouse’s bail conditions, saying he was spotted out with Proud Boys flashing white-power signs
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The Cuban-American leader of the Proud Boys has said the group isn’t explicitly for white supremacists, but a previously ousted underling tried to stage an unhinged, anti-Semitic, racist coup

A follower of the Proud Boys – a far-right extremist group – posted in an encrypted chat that he was staging a coup to remove the organisation’s current leader. Kyle Chapman, who gained notoriety for striking anti-fascists with weapons at political demonstrations, wrote that he had overthrown Proud Boys leader […]
The Cuban-American leader of the Proud Boys has said the group isn’t explicitly for white supremacists, but a previously ousted underling tried to stage an unhinged, anti-Semitic, racist coup
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Twitter has shut down former KKK leader David Duke’s account

The Twitter account of David Duke, former leader of the Ku Klux Klan, has been permanently suspended.. A Twitter spokesperson told Business Insider the suspension was for “for repeated violations of the Twitter Rules on hateful conduct,” and was in line with recently updated policy on tweeting “harmful links.” Asked […]
Twitter has shut down former KKK leader David Duke’s account
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Stop getting married at plantations

People are still getting married at plantations in the south, and communities across the country still use the word “plantation” in their names. In order to romanticize the concept of plantations, one would have to look over the atrocities that occured there during the era of slavery. We can’t defeat […]
Stop getting married at plantations
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People are concerned that an $88 baseball sold on the Trump Organisation’s merch page could be a secret message to white supremacists

An $US88 baseball on the Trump Organisation’s website is drawing suspicion about whether it’s a white-supremacist dog whistle. The Anti-Defamation League describes 88 as “one of the most common white supremacist symbols” and a code for “Heil Hitler.” The baseball’s unusual price raised eyebrows online after President Donald Trump tweeted […]
People are concerned that an $88 baseball sold on the Trump Organisation’s merch page could be a secret message to white supremacists
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A man charged with killing a federal officer during George Floyd protests is tied to the far-right ‘Boogaloo’ movement, authorities say

A man who was charged with killing two officers in recent weeks – including one standing guard during an anti-police brutality protest following George Floyd’s death – has ties to the far-right “Boogaloo” movement, authorities said in federal court documents. Air Force Staff Sgt. Steve Carrillo was charged with killing […]
A man charged with killing a federal officer during George Floyd protests is tied to the far-right ‘Boogaloo’ movement, authorities say
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A white supremacist channel on Telegram encouraged followers to incite violence during police brutality protests by ‘shooting in a crowd,’ according to internal DHS memo

A white supremacist channel on Telegram encouraged its followers to spark violence to start a race war in the aftermath of the police killing of George Floyd, Politico reported, citing an internal Department of Homeland Security memo. Citing the FBI, the note said that two days after Floyd’s death, the […]
A white supremacist channel on Telegram encouraged followers to incite violence during police brutality protests by ‘shooting in a crowd,’ according to internal DHS memo
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YouTube has pledged $1 million in solidarity with Black Lives Matter protesters, but critics note the site has allowed white supremacist videos for years

YouTube has pledged $US1 million towards “efforts to address social injustice” following the protests erupting across the US. YouTube was not specific about where the money will be going, and the firm drew accusations of hypocrisy. Critics pointed out YouTube has allowed white supremacy to proliferate on its platform over […]
YouTube has pledged $1 million in solidarity with Black Lives Matter protesters, but critics note the site has allowed white supremacist videos for years
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The ADL’s extremism statistics make it seem like ultraright-wing violence in the US is more common than it actually is

The Anti-Defamation League’s statistics about extremism have been cited as authoritative by much of the press, including its most publicized claim that nearly three-quarters of extremist killings in the US over the past decade have been committed by “right-wing extremists,” a category that includes white nationalists. But if you define […]
The ADL’s extremism statistics make it seem like ultraright-wing violence in the US is more common than it actually is
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The Army and Navy’s investigation is finally over: The academy students accused of flashing ‘white power’ signs were just playing the stupid ‘circle game’

The US Navy and Army’s service academies concluded on Friday that students accused of flashing a “white power” hand signal during the annual Army-Navy football game on Saturday were merely playing the “circle game” and made the gesture without any racial animus. Both academies recommended additional training in light of […]
The Army and Navy’s investigation is finally over: The academy students accused of flashing ‘white power’ signs were just playing the stupid ‘circle game’
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America’s most notorious white nationalist says he knew Stephen Miller ‘quite well’ while they were members of a Duke University conservative club

White House senior adviser Stephen Miller attended Duke University as an undergraduate student during the same time as Richard Spencer, a self-proclaimed white nationalist and propagator of the term, “The Alt-right.” In an interview with Andrew Marantz of The New Yorker for his book, “Antisocial,” Spencer said he and Miller […]
America’s most notorious white nationalist says he knew Stephen Miller ‘quite well’ while they were members of a Duke University conservative club
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A black Charlottesville city council candidate dropped out of the race after receiving violent threats from a white supremacist, prosecutors say

A white supremacist made violent threats against a black Charlottesville man and interfered with the city council election campaign the man had been planning, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. Daniel McMahon, 31, was charged with willful interference with a candidate for elective office, bias-motivated interference with a candidate for elective office, […]
A black Charlottesville city council candidate dropped out of the race after receiving violent threats from a white supremacist, prosecutors say
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The DOJ sent immigration court employees a link to a racist and anti-Semitic blog post attacking immigration judges

The Justice Department sent immigration court employees an email linking out to an article attacking immigration judges using deeply offensive and anti-Semitic slurs, BuzzFeed News reported. The article was posted on the white nationalist website VDare, which routinely traffics in racist and anti-immigration rhetoric and has explicitly targeted immigration judges […]
The DOJ sent immigration court employees a link to a racist and anti-Semitic blog post attacking immigration judges
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More than half of all Americans think Donald Trump fuels white supremacy

57% of Americans surveyed in a new INSIDER poll said they thought President Donald Trump is a white supremacist or emboldens white supremacy. A surprisingly high percentage of non-liberals, including 51% of slightly conservative respondents and 27% of moderately conservative Americans agreed either that Trump espouses or fuels white supremacy. […]
More than half of all Americans think Donald Trump fuels white supremacy
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Joe Biden shuts down Breitbart News reporter over ‘very fine people’ on both sides comment made by Trump after the Charlottesville white-supremacist rally

Former Vice President Joe Biden shut down a Breitbart News reporter over President Donald Trump’s comments saying there “very fine people” on both sides after the white-supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2017. The heated exchange between the leading Democratic presidential candidate and the Breitbart reporter Joel Pollak happened on […]
Joe Biden shuts down Breitbart News reporter over ‘very fine people’ on both sides comment made by Trump after the Charlottesville white-supremacist rally
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A former senior FBI official said agents are hamstrung in fighting white nationalist violence because they’re ‘wary of pissing off the guy in the Oval Office’

Domestic terrorist attacks motivated by white nationalist ideology make up a growing portion of cases the FBI is investigating. But the FBI has had trouble “identifying and disrupting” the threat in part because of “the ease of online self-radicalization to violence,” Michael McGarrity, the assistant director of the FBI’s counterterrorism […]
A former senior FBI official said agents are hamstrung in fighting white nationalist violence because they’re ‘wary of pissing off the guy in the Oval Office’
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‘Trump has to stop’: The president’s racist, anti-immigrant rhetoric has encouraged mass shootings, including El Paso, according to hate and extremism expert

After two mass shootings in under 24 hours claimed 31 lives so far in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Intelligence Project Director Heidi Beirich tells Business Insider that hate-driven violence is to blame for the majority of domestic terrorism in the US. Beirich says […]
‘Trump has to stop’: The president’s racist, anti-immigrant rhetoric has encouraged mass shootings, including El Paso, according to hate and extremism expert
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Fox News pundits are using white supremacist language tied to ‘The Great Replacement’ conspiracy theory

INSIDER’s Manny Ocbazghi opines that Fox News pundits have been echoing white supremacist talking points during segments on immigration. These talking points are tied to a conspiracy theory called “The Great Replacement.” The Great Replacement theory says that nonwhite populations around the world are maliciously marginalizing and deliberately replacing white […]
Fox News pundits are using white supremacist language tied to ‘The Great Replacement’ conspiracy theory
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A Chicago high school is spending $53,000 to reprint its yearbooks after several students flashed white supremacy symbols in their photos

Oak Park River Forest High School District 200 in Chicago is spending $US53,794 to reprint its 2018-19 yearbooks. The yearbooks contained 18 photos featuring students making an upside-down OK sign, which has recently been associated with white supremacist groups. Pruitt-Adams said the hand gesture is also associated with “the circle […]
A Chicago high school is spending $53,000 to reprint its yearbooks after several students flashed white supremacy symbols in their photos
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Twitter reportedly won’t use an algorithm to crack down on white supremacists because some GOP politicians could end up getting barred too

A possible algorithm that could allow Twitter to more effectively crack down on neo-Nazi and white-supremacist content could report and suspend accounts of Republican politicians, Motherboard, Vice’s tech-news site, reported. Twitter has come under intense scrutiny in recent months by critics who say the platform doesn’t do enough to crack […]
Twitter reportedly won’t use an algorithm to crack down on white supremacists because some GOP politicians could end up getting barred too
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