Militiamen themselves turned out in numbers this week to remind everyone once again that the distance between their brand of “Patriot” extremism and the mainstream Republican Party in Oregon is very tiny indeed.
Not only has one of these legislators threatened to kill state policemen, but now some of the very same militiamen involved in the Malheur standoff have announced they plan to rise to these senators’ defense.
Northeastern Washington over the past several decades has gradually become home to some of the most militant far-right extremists in the nation.
Alt-right figures, Infowars, and their conspiracist cohort spin baseless and increasingly wild claims of impending violence, from a November 4 nonevent to the Texas church shooting.
Small gathering of 'free speech' protesters exploiting racial turmoil on campus encounters massive crowd in opposition; organizer hit with pepper spray when he walks into crowd of antifascists.
Conspiracists, militiamen and bikers are up in arms over nefarious ‘Marxist’ plot to wreak mass chaos, cause a coup and assassinate the president-elect.
Rally in northern California town aims to counter recent movement to enact long-term water plan for river basin, led by far-right factions.
Grant County’s Glenn Palmer faces state DOJ criminal investigation for his actions during standoff – and for some beforehand, too.
Poor Pete is going to be in jail for a long, long time.
It's not as if Donald Trump came out of nowhere. For many years, C&L has been warning of the rise of the new para-fascism, embodied in the vile rhetoric of the conservative movement's hate talkers. One book in particular predicted this -- and its insights are key to understanding what is happening now, and dealing with it.
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