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Leaked Emails Name Shadow Lawyer in Charlottesville Case

Wed, 10/20/2021 - 13:14
A Baltimore attorney provided shadow legal representation to an extremist named in a lawsuit that implicates the white supremacists who descended on Charlottesville, Virginia, in August 2017 in stoking violence, leaked emails show.

Math Teacher at Georgia State University’s Perimeter College Admits to Sharing Extremist Material Online

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 09:05
Larry Coty, a math instructor at Georgia State University’s Perimeter College, admits that he shared extremist content online about neo-Nazi groups and the writings of influential historical antisemites. He also shared websites that included controversial books used by domestic terrorists to make homemade explosives.

Extremism Among Active-Duty Military and Veterans Remains a Clear and Present Danger

Tue, 10/12/2021 - 10:28
An Oct. 13 congressional hearing by the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs on “Violent Domestic Extremist Groups and the Recruitment of Veterans” will highlight the dangers of extremism in the military, an issue academics and activists have been warning about for decades.

Rod of Iron: Antigovernment, Christian Right and Far-Right Movements To Join at 'Freedom Festival'

Thu, 10/07/2021 - 12:33
A broad range of Christian Right, antigovernment and other far-right extremists will appear at the gun-toting, anti-LGBTQ Sanctuary Church’s Rod of Iron Freedom Festival in Greeley, Pennsylvania, from Oct. 8-10.

Jan. 6 Video Suggests 'Russia Insider' Entered Capitol

Wed, 09/22/2021 - 11:11
Russia Insider founder Charles Bausman breached the walls of the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6, according to research conducted by a Europe-based open-source intelligence (OSINT) group into video captured during the insurrection.

Mystery Donor Backing Pro-Trump Disinfo Troll With Bitcoin

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 12:24
Days after far-right figures issued a call to support a white nationalist charged with orchestrating a voter misinformation campaign, someone donated nearly $60,000 in Bitcoin to his defense, Hatewatch found.