Sunday, September 27, 2020

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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10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

The (flawed) case against Julian Assange

The many mainstream journalists cheering on his extradition may come to regret in the future when the American government comes for them or their sources.

WikiLeaks’ October Surprise Explains Why Assange Was Just Silenced

Each of these stunning disclosures gives Wikileaks and Julian Assange sufficient concern to consider himself a marked man.

A new Supreme Court nominee before the election may spark a crisis of legitimacy

If the institutions of government are deemed illegitimate, preserving democracy may well be left to the people demanding justice.

We’ve got our own reasons to elect Biden — and he isn’t one of...

With so much at stake Autumn 2020 is a time when people have the decisive opportunity to prevent the consolidation of illegitimate power by an authoritarian regime.