Saturday, August 17, 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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Ideas from hell: The far right’s weaponized conspiracy theories

Since the end of April, there have been three mass shootings that can be directly tied to white nationalism. The victims of...

Blackwater mercenary sentenced to life in prison

Responsible for firing the first bullet in the Nisour Square massacre in 2007, former Blackwater security contractor Nicholas Slatten was sentenced Wednesday to life in federal prison. Last year, Slatten was convicted of first-degree murder...

EPA reverses approval of poison traps used to kill wildlife

Last week, Trump’s EPA had made the decision to reauthorize the use of deadly cyanide traps to kill the wild animals that...

Pennsylvania is discharging radioactive fracking waste into rivers as landfill leachate, impacting the Chesapeake...

Edited by Melissa Troutman Originally published by Joshua B. Pribanic and Talia Wiener for Public Herald edited by Melissa Troutman

Fighting back: Six states sue the EPA over its approval of pesticide linked to...

“The EPA is egregiously sacrificing our children’s health by refusing to make a determination on this dangerous pesticide.”