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Ex-Trump adviser's controversial interview with respected Australia Broadcasting reporter falls flat in providing factual context for his propaganda, stirring a free-speech debate in the Australian press and elsewhere.
Things could have ended much worse.
People who were jailed simply because they could not afford bail in Cullman County, Alabama, won a significant victory today when a federal court judge ruled that the practice is unconstitutional.
Pepe the Frog will get his day in court.
Hate crimes surge globally, remain under-reported; Dems slam State Dept. for racism silence; Anti-Islam group brags of White House access; and more.
Anti-LGBT hate group World Congress of Families to gather in Moldova this week, reveals details at the last second
Anti-LGBT hate group World Congress of Families (WCF) is holding its annual conference September 13-16 in Chișinău, the capital of Moldova.
Anti-immigrant hate group Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) held their annual media event, “Hold Their Feet to the Fire,” in Washington, D.C., September 5 and 6. The convening regularly brings together radio hosts, nativist hate groups and politicians.
A new terrorism database analysis shows almost two-thirds of the terror attacks in the United States last year were carried out by right-wing extremists.
Years after 9/11, terrorism surges from the right; White supremacists love Carlson’s diversity attacks; Fascists use MMA to recruit young men; and more.
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 and the spread of the race-war fantasy; Gemma may be forced out of post; What happened to the 99 immigrant kids taken from parents; and more.
He was introduced as “one of America’s heroes.”
A Louisiana appeals court has upheld a lower court’s ruling that it is unconstitutional for the DeSoto Parish district attorney’s office to fund the cash-strapped public defender’s office with money from a pretrial diversion program.
Brigitte Gabriel, a notorious anti-Muslim demagogue, made no secret of her access to power at an ACT for America conference.
'Mother of All Rallies' plays host to conspiracy theorists, a few hate groups and some famous names, despite bad weather
The "Mother of All Rallies" (MOAR) returned to the National Mall Saturday, and despite an afternoon downpour, lived up to its name — not in crowd size, which at best peaked at a few hundred, but in sheer duration.
Extremism surge on Web linked to Trump’s election; Gaffney calls candidates ‘Sharia Supremacists’; Carlson attacks diversity in U.S.; and more.
SPLC: Florida Supreme Court’s decision to remove misleading ballot measure on education is a ‘victory for schoolchildren’
The Florida Supreme Court today affirmed a lower court’s ruling to strike a proposed state constitutional amendment that would have eliminated local school boards’ exclusive duty to regulate some new public schools – including charter schools – from the ballot.
New figures released by the state of Arkansas this week show that more than 4,600 low-income people in the state have lost their Medicaid benefits because of a draconian state requirement that they must work in order to receive those benefits.
'Mother of All Rallies' comes to D.C. a second time, hoping to top last year's underwhelming showing
The “Mother of All Rallies” (MOAR) returns to the National Mall Saturday, and the event has drawn attention from groups representing a swath of far-right ideologies, including antigovernment "Patriots" and militia groups, anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant agitators, and possibly the MAGA-clad street fighters of Joey Gibson’s Patriot Prayer.
It took Sonnie Hereford IV more than one try. Or perhaps it’s more accurate to say it took more than one try for Dr. Sonnie Hereford III.