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The sovereign files: 5/31/18

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 13:19
In this month’s Sovereign Files one prominent sovereign puts a bogus arrest warrant out on another, a fake U.S. Marshal, an arsonist and a man who goes by the name “Iesus, the Christ irrevocable trust” go to jail, and more.

Hatewatch Headlines 5/31/2018

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 23:27
Pro-Trump campaign aims at limiting black votes; Facebook plays into racist agenda; Far right won’t stop defending Roseanne; and more.

Anti-Muslim think tank staffer Fred Fleitz named National Security Council chief of staff

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 12:06
On Tuesday, National Security Advisor John Bolton named Fred Fleitz, a longtime staffer at the anti-Muslim think tank Center for Security Policy (CSP) as his new executive secretary and chief of staff of the National Security Council (NSC).

‘Gone But Not Forgotten’

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 10:30
​Phyllis Hunter recalls exactly where she stood when the neo-Nazis came to Charlottesville. And she’s still angry about what they did to her city.

On the far-right, Roseanne's cancellation isn't funny

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 08:59
​Roseanne always tried to walk a comedic edge. But, in a tweet about a former aide to President Barack Obama, that edge cut her.

SPLC statement on tapping Fred Fleitz for NSC position

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 08:55
We’re deeply alarmed by this trend of people associated with hate groups joining the Trump administration.

SPLC sues North Carolina DMV for revoking licenses of people who cannot pay traffic tickets

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 07:35
During a traffic stop last summer in Cabarrus County, North Carolina, Seti Johnson was surprised to learn that his driver's license had been revoked for unpaid traffic tickets.

Hatewatch Headlines 5/30/2018

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 22:19
Racist tweet ends ‘Roseanne’ revival; Viral videos show Spanish barriers linger; Stephen Miller acts as Trump’s right-hand troll; and more.

The Daily Caller exposed for publishing prolific antisemite; still employs editor with white nationalist ties

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:36
Last week, a political reporter at Vox highlighted the antisemitic postings of a former contributor to The Daily Caller, a right-wing tabloid founded by Fox News personality Tucker Carlson.

Hatewatch Headlines 5/29/2018

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 01:46
‘Spygate’ is Trump-driven conspiracism; Study connects intolerance with authoritarianism; and more.

Trump taps hate group fellow Ronald Mortensen for important post dealing with refugees

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 13:49
On Thursday, President Trump nominated Ronald W. Mortensen, a fellow with the anti-immigrant hate group Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), for Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration. 

New Jersey sovereign citizen arrested for filing liens against officials

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 12:47
A New Jersey sovereign citizen has been arrested for filing fraudulent liens against four public officials, the first time an individual has been charged under a state statute enacted in May 2015, which makes the filing of such liens a criminal offense of the second degree.

Growing up as a child of the Little Rock Nine

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 12:02
On May 27, 1958, Ernest Green became the first black student to graduate from Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas. He was among the group of black teens — known as the Little Rock Nine — who had integrated the school in 1957. 

Full court press

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 11:08
Jason Kessler sat in the second row of the courtroom, taking notes and smiling over the legal mess he had wrought.

Anti-LGBT roundup of events and activities 5/25/18

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 09:33
The following is a list of activities and events of anti-LGBT organizations. Organizations listed as anti-LGBT hate groups are designated with an asterisk.

Trump again chooses anti-immigrant hate group staffer for immigration job

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 08:33
The nomination of Ronald Mortensen as assistant secretary of state for the Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration is an outrage – another shameful example of President Trump reaching into the ranks of far-right extremist groups to fill powerful positions in his administration. 

Hatewatch Headlines 5/25/2018

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 23:04
Trump taps CIS official to State post; Judge mulls Charlottesville lawsuit; Bitcoin is the radical right’s new obsession; and more.

Idaho racist behind antisemitic robo calls targeting Sen. Feinstein

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 10:33
A former California business man now living in Sandpoint, Idaho, is being identified as the individual behind a series of racist, antisemitic “robo calls” targeting Sen. Dianne Feinstein.

Hatewatch Headlines 5/24/2018

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 00:24
Whites’ unease over racial changes shadows politics; Spencer admits alt-right isn’t pro-free-speech; Phony anti-Trump theories flourishing; and more.