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Can white supremacist groups be blocked from raising money online? There's a campaign to try

Can white supremacist groups be blocked from raising money online? There's a campaign to try

The backlash against white supremacist and neo-Nazi groups is spreading into the financial system, with activists urging major credit card companies to cut off payments to some...
Michigan State University rejects white nationalist event

Michigan State University rejects white nationalist event

Michigan State University on Thursday denied a request by a group headed by white nationalist Richard Spencer to rent space on the campus for a September event, following...
Cities brace for white nationalist rallies post-Charlottesville

Cities brace for white nationalist rallies post-Charlottesville

The deadly violence unleashed at a white supremacist rally in Virginia last weekend has pushed leaders elsewhere to try to scuttle demonstrations in their communities that they...
Abbott: 'Appropriate' for Texas A&M to cancel White Lives Matter rally

Abbott: 'Appropriate' for Texas A&M to cancel White Lives Matter rally

Gov. Greg Abbott said this week that he agreed with Texas A&M University's decision to cancel a White Lives Matter event scheduled for Sept. 11. "All one had to do was to see what...
Twisting what Trump said is repugnant

Twisting what Trump said is repugnant

For a few hours, the commanding topic on Donald Trump’s Charlottesville remarks was why he couldn’t have delivered Monday’s thorough, tone-appropriate condemnations of racists on...
Spencer blocked from University of Florida after Texas A&M cancellation

Spencer blocked from University of Florida after Texas A&M cancellation

The University of Florida denied Richard Spencer's request to occupy event space on Sept. 12, a speech that would have taken place shortly after the white nationalist was scheduled...
How Trump stopped worrying and embraced the meme of the “alt-left”

How Trump stopped worrying and embraced the meme of the “alt-left”

“Frankly, there is no ‘alt-right’ or ‘alt-left.’ All I’m embracing is common sense,” Trump said in 2016....
University of Florida denies white supremacist Richard Spencer's request to speak on campus

University of Florida denies white supremacist Richard Spencer's request to speak on campus

Spencer took part in a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville last weekend that turned deadly after white supremacists clashed with protesters....
University of Florida denies white nationalist event request, citing safety concerns

University of Florida denies white nationalist event request, citing safety concerns

"The likelihood of violence and potential injury — not the words or ideas — has caused us to take this action,” UF said....
PayPal escalates the tech industry’s war on white supremacy

PayPal escalates the tech industry’s war on white supremacy

The online payment company kicks nearly three dozen organizations off its platforms....
University of Florida bars Richard Spencer from speaking on campus

University of Florida bars Richard Spencer from speaking on campus

"Amid serious concerns for safety, we have decided to deny the National Policy Institute's request to rent event space at the University of Florida," university President W. Kent...
Radio host sues neo-Nazi website for linking him to bombing

Radio host sues neo-Nazi website for linking him to bombing

(AP) - The publisher of a notorious neo-Nazi website defamed a Muslim-American radio host by falsely labeling him the "mastermind" behind a deadly bombing at a concert in England,...
The Latest: Spencer supporter vows legal challenge

The Latest: Spencer supporter vows legal challenge

A supporter of a group headed by white nationalist Richard Spencer vowed to file a lawsuit against the University of Florida after the school denied a request to rent space on the...
'Texas doesn’t need to listen to their garbage,' says Ted Cruz of canceled Texas A&M rally

'Texas doesn’t need to listen to their garbage,' says Ted Cruz of canceled Texas A&M rally

On Wednesday, Ted Cruz spoke on The Mark Davis Show and gave his reaction to Charlottesville and the canceled White Lives Matter rally at Texas A&M....
APNewsBreak: Univ. of Florida denies white nationalist event

APNewsBreak: Univ. of Florida denies white nationalist event

The University of Florida is denying a request by a group headed by white supremacist Richard Spencer to rent space on the campus for a September event....
Texas A&M cancels ‘White Lives Matter’ rally in wake of Charlottesville violence

Texas A&M cancels ‘White Lives Matter’ rally in wake of Charlottesville violence

A “White Lives Matter” event scheduled for Texas A&M University next month has been canceled by the school after a similar “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville resulted in...
Lawmakers slam Trump for laying 'blame on both sides' in Charlottesville rally

Lawmakers slam Trump for laying 'blame on both sides' in Charlottesville rally

Lawmakers on both sides criticized Trump's blame of the "alt-left" Tuesday....
GOP’s alt-right flirtation comes home

GOP’s alt-right flirtation comes home

Why should we care when, and how, right-wing politicians denounced the white supremacists who took to the streets in Charlottesville last weekend?...
Alameda County Sheriff deletes retweet of Richard Spencer

Alameda County Sheriff deletes retweet of Richard Spencer

The retweet is a video of a press conference Spencer held earlier in the day, in which he panned assertions that President Donald Trump was disavowing a white supremacist rally...
A&M students still plan to rally Sept. 11 after White Lives Matter event called off

A&M students still plan to rally Sept. 11 after White Lives Matter event called off

Student rallies at Texas A&M University next month will proceed even as university administrators cancelled a White Lives Matter event hosted by an outside organizer. Aggies had...
White nationalist Richard Spencer: Trump 'didn't condemn us,' and 'only a dumb person' would take his statement seriously

White nationalist Richard Spencer: Trump 'didn't condemn us,' and 'only a dumb person' would take his statement seriously

"Alt-right" leader Richard Spencer described Trump as "the first true authentic nationalist in my lifetime."...
Virginia rally attracted loose mix of right-wing extremists

Virginia rally attracted loose mix of right-wing extremists

A loosely connected mix of white nationalists, neo-Nazis and other far-right extremists with disjointed missions assembled in Charlottesville for the largest gathering of its kind...
Texas A&M criticizes white nationalist planning campus rally

Texas A&M criticizes white nationalist planning campus rally

A&M spokeswoman Amy Smith told The Battalion student newspaper that Preston Wiginton's rhetoric is "counter to the core values of Texas A&M." Wiginton also invited him in...
If a white nationalist wants to speak on campus, do you have to let them? UF says yes

If a white nationalist wants to speak on campus, do you have to let them? UF says yes

The same day the largest white nationalist protest in years erupted in violence — an alt-right protester rammed his car into counter protesters, killing one — the University of...
Richard Spencer is already planning a

Richard Spencer is already planning a "White Lives Matter" rally

Spencer, president of the National Policy Institute and self-described creator of the term "alt-right," has been invited to appear at a "White Lives Matter" rally at Texas A&M...
The Latest: 3 arrested in connection to violent clashes

The Latest: 3 arrested in connection to violent clashes

The Virginia State Police announced late Saturday that Troy Dunigan, a 21-year-old from Chattanooga, Tennessee, was charged with disorderly conduct; Jacob L. Smith, a 21-year-old...
Trump condemns Charlottesville violence but doesn’t single out white nationalists

Trump condemns Charlottesville violence but doesn’t single out white nationalists

Trump has often been quick to respond to terrorizing acts but was silent for hours on the clashes before tweeting that there is “no place for this kind of violence in America.”...
Squeezed out by Silicon Valley, the far-right is creating its own corporate world

Squeezed out by Silicon Valley, the far-right is creating its own corporate world

The alt-right is trying to create its own Silicon Valley, with fewer rules....
Charlottesville prepares for a white nationalist rally on Saturday

Charlottesville prepares for a white nationalist rally on Saturday

The protest of the city’s decision to remove Confederate statues follows a similar rally by the KKK last month....
Airbnb Has Blocked Some Attendees of a Far-Right Rally

Airbnb Has Blocked Some Attendees of a Far-Right Rally

Airbnb believes they planned to use rentals in violation of community guidelines...
The Left’s Supporting Role in American Hate Theater

The Left’s Supporting Role in American Hate Theater

White supremacists from the KKK to the alt-right hold rallies solely to troll liberals—and they're succeeding. It's time for a new resistance strategy....