white nationalists

Proud Boys’ Post-Election Crackup Offers Revealing Glimpse Of Their Deep White Nationalist Nature
Kyle Chapman, upper right, during his salad days with the Proud Boys at a June 2017 Portland rally. Image from: David Neiwert photo

Proud Boys’ Post-Election Crackup Offers Revealing Glimpse Of Their Deep White Nationalist Nature

Internecine warfare is a natural state for right-wing extremists; they are, after all, uniformly paranoid, suspicious, confrontational, and narcissistic (not to mention deeply unpleasant) people. Their latest internal dustup, however, is more revealing than most.
The Spread Of ‘Accelerationism’ And Its White-Supremacist Violence Is Now A Global Threat
Members of the white-power accelerationist group The Base pose during paramilitary training exercises at a site in northeastern Washington state in 2019. Image from: Screengrab

The Spread Of ‘Accelerationism’ And Its White-Supremacist Violence Is Now A Global Threat

Of all the radical right’s multiple permutations in the era of Donald Trump—Proud Boys, QAnon conspiracy theorists, “Patriot” militiamen, and “Boogaloo Bois” among them—the most worrisome by far is the spread of white-power “accelerationism."
Ted Cruz Ridiculously Claims Right-Wing ‘Boogaloo’ Killer Was ‘Antifa’
Ted Cruz insisted on describing far-right "Boogaloo" killer Steven Carrillo as a "leftist" in a bizarre hearing focused on blaming "antifa" for violence at police-brutality protests. Image from: Screengrab

Ted Cruz Ridiculously Claims Right-Wing ‘Boogaloo’ Killer Was ‘Antifa’

Republicans have long embraced Trumpian lies they call “alternative facts,” but Texas Sen. Ted Cruz this week reached new depths by outright falsifying the record about a domestic terrorist who killed a federal police officer, and describing them as "antifa."