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  1. Study: 24 Million White Americans Have Alt-Right Beliefs. What’s That Mean?A new study suggests that 12 percent of white Americans pass a test for adherence to white identity politics. That’s a lot of people.
  2. A Year After Charlottesville, Racists to Gather in Trump’s NeighborhoodIt’s probably no accident that the white supremacists are rallying as close to Donald Trump as they can get.
  3. Unite the Right Organizer Sues Charlottesville to Hold Anniversary RallyIn denying the permit, the city said the rally poses a “danger to public safety.”
  4. The Christian Right’s Willful Faith in TrumpA new book shows how Evangelical leaders are desperately trying to convince themselves that the president’s not just using them.
  5. Man Who Rammed Crowd at Charlottesville Rally Charged With First-Degree MurderJames Fields could be going to prison for the rest of his life.
  6. John Kelly Is As Deluded About the Confederacy As Donald Trump IsThe wise, gray head who is supposed to be restraining Donald Trump seems as reactionary as his boss is on key matters of history and culture.
  7. Trump’s Anti-Anti-Racism Appeals to His Base’s White Racial GrievanceTrump’s core supporters seem fine with his inflammatory remarks on the Charlottesville violence because of a strong belief in white victimization.
  8. What Donald Trump Did On His First Presidential Vacation▶️ We’ve had the time of our lives, and we owe it all to him.
  9. Forgotten Mainline Protestants Challenge Evangelicals to Stand Up to TrumpWhile most conservative evangelical leaders are avid Trump fans or passive enablers, mainline Protestants are urging them to show some independence.
  10. Trump’s Rehash of His Charlottesville Remarks Was Deceitful and Self-DestructiveNobody was surprised the president cut loose at a rally in Phoenix. But he showed he can’t drop his losing argument.
  11. The Trump-McConnell Feud Becoming a ‘Cold War’At the worst possible time, relations between the president and the leader of his party in the Senate have become frosty, distant, and even combative.
  12. Romney Takes Trump to the Woodshed, Calls for Presidential ApologyThe 2012 GOP nominee unambiguously condemns Trump’s remarks about Charlottesville and calls for an extremely unlikely retraction and apology.
  13. Black Republicans Do Not Have Donald Trump’s BackWith rare exceptions, African-American Republicans are giving the president’s comments on Charlottesville a wide berth, or condemning them.
  14. Confederates in the CapitolDuring the Jim Crow era, southern states sought recognition in the Capitol for ex-Confederates and other proud racists. That may finally be corrected.
  15. Trump Cites Brutal, Bigoted Myth of Gen. Pershing Murdering MuslimsTrump’s response to breaking news of a possible terrorist attack in Spain is to endorse a false tale of U.S. torture and religious insults.
  16. America Coming to Grips With an Incorrigible TrumpDonald Trump didn’t just say something outrageous. He contradicted his own correction of an earlier outrageous statement. This is new and disturbing.
  17. Richard Spencer’s Domestic Press ConferenceSpeaking to the media from the suburban D.C. apartment he calls an office, the white nationalist had some thoughts on the White House.
  18. Trump Pondering Pardon for Racial Profiler Joe ArpaioAs he dragged his feet on condemning racist violence this weekend, the president was thinking fondly of the nativist demagogue Joe Arpaio.
  19. After Blaming ‘Many Sides’ in Charlottesville, Trump Condemns KKK, Neo-NazisIn the White House on Monday, Trump said “racism is evil” and called out white supremacists by name.
  20. Trump Condemns CEO Who Quit Panel Over Charlottesville ResponseKenneth Frazier, who runs Merck, said leaders must reject “expressions of hatred, bigotry and group supremacy.”
  21. How the GOP Can Prove It Isn’t a Party for White SupremacistsRepublicans need to do a lot more than say the right words about Nazis to atone for their role in the revival of the racist right.
  22. White Nationalists March on UVA Ahead of Saturday RallyAn inauspicious beginning to the weekend.