Thursday, December 12, 2019

Tag: Charlottesville

Insulated from the truth

In 1933, soon after Hitler's ascent to power, the British ambassador to Germany made this assertion: "I have the impression that the...

Federal judge dismisses charges against 3 white supremacists

The three, members of the Rise Above Movement, had been charged under a federal anti-riot statute with planning and then carrying out assaults at rallies in California in 2017. The judge said the federal statute used to prosecute them was unconstitutional.

Once defiant, all four white supremacists charged in Charlottesville violence plead...

In pleading guilty, the authorities said, two of the defendents admitted their actions were not in self-defense.

White supremacists that ran his car into protestors in Charlottesville found...

Victims hope the case will “set a precedent that this white nationalist violence that has been present since this nation’s inception is no longer tolerable.”

California Neo-Nazi group members arrested for role in violence at rallies...

The men are accused of participating in violent attacks, as well as using the internet to incite violence ahead of various events.

4 members of violent white supremacist group face riot charges, federal...

The charges against members of the Rise Above Movement come weeks after four other members or associates of the group were indicted on riot charges in Virginia.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, September 7

State Senator sentenced to jail time for bribery, Alex Jones banned from Twitter, India legalizes gay sex, and more.

‘Focus’ on the Neo Nazi revival

Many will state, and perhaps rightly so, that we have come a long way since the 40s, 50s and 60s. Yet, the hate is still there, engrained in the minds of white Christian Americans... or should I say Amerikans.

Unite the Right organizer: ‘DeAndre Harris was a miscarriage of justice.’

"General District Judge Robert H. Downer Jr. said Friday that it was clear Harris did not intend to harm the complainant."

One year from Charlottesville: Hate is on the run – but...

White supremacist and nationalist groups had not gone away after the Civil Rights era, they just went underground – until their voice had been given the greatest megaphone of modern times.

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Small steps against climate change

Let’s start thinking about ways such as this to stop necessary waste.

Exxon wins New York climate fraud lawsuit

"Nothing in this opinion is intended to absolve ExxonMobil from responsibility for contributing to climate change through the emission of greenhouse gasses in the production of its fossil fuel products."

Warren vs. Buttigieg clash offers contrast with Bernie’s consistency

he finger-pointing by Warren and Buttigieg over their histories has helped showcase the one front runner whose history is consistent and progressive.

Nestlé’s go at privatizing town water shot down by Michigan appeals court

"Allowing a corporation to bottle our water just to sell it back to us is hardly an 'essential service.'"