Reprinted with permission from ProPublica. The 18-year-old, excited by his handiwork at the bloody rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last summer, quickly went online to boast. He used the handle VasillistheGreek. “Today cracked 3 skulls open with virtually no damage to myself,” the young man wrote on Aug. 12, 2017. Vasillios Pistolis had come to the […]
Reprinted with permission from Shareblue. As Republicans fight to save their House majority, their efforts in the Senate have also faced a long string of humiliations. They lost what should have been a completely safe special election in Alabama, after their candidate was credibly accused of being a child molester. Their frontrunner in Ohio unexpectedly dropped out. Their […]
The Trump administration has ripped the lid off a Pandora’s Box of racial, right-wing hate as the Southern Poverty Law Center reveals in a new report. The SPLC report suggests that the country has entered a dark era, where white supremacists will keep lashing out—especially as the numbers of whites continues to shrink nationwide in an ever-more diverse overall population.
By Paresh Dave, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The number of far-right militias, extremist patriot groups and hate organizations in the U.S. dropped last year for the first time since 1999, but the organizations are becoming “leaner and meaner,” the Southern Poverty Law Center reported Tuesday. The center attributed the drop to, among other […]