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Charlottesville

  1. kenosha
    Trump Defends Suspected Kenosha Shooter Kyle RittenhouseTrump’s leap to defend Rittenhouse is either pathological or a deadly message he wants to sent to future would-be racial-justice protesters.
  2. the national interest
    Why Does Trump Want to Refight the Battle of Charlottesville?The president returns to his defense of Confederate statues.
  3. the far-right
    Virginia Gov. Declares State of Emergency Before Pro-Gun Rally in RichmondTaking no chances after Charlottesville, Gov. Northam declared a state of emergency ahead of Lobby Day, which has attracted far-right demonstrators.
  4. politics
    Mass Struggle Is the Only Way to Defeat White NationalismLegal reforms can only do so much. Some might even prove counterproductive.
  5. race
    The Black Art of Escape: A New Vision for Black Americans400 years have passed since the birth of a new people. Where do we go from here?
  6. racism
    Heather Heyer’s Murderer Will Spend the Rest of His Life in PrisonJames Fields killed Heyer with his car the day of the Charlottesville protests.
  7. white nationalism
    White Nationalism Is the Republican Party’s Meal TicketThis week on Capitol Hill, Republicans tried to distract Americans from their complicity in white nationalism. They ended up drawing attention to it.
  8. white nationalism
    How Kirstjen Nielsen Gave Voice and Muscle to Trump’s White Nationalist AgendaThe soon to be ex–DHS secretary was never a foil to Trump, she just limited her cruelty to what was permitted by law.
  9. racism
    This Is Not About Ralph Northam’s FeelingsThe Virginia governor wants to avoid easy answers to his racism scandal. He can start by recognizing it’s not actually about him.
  10. charlottesville
    Man Who Killed Young Woman in Charlottesville SentencedA jury sentenced James Alex Fields Jr., 21, to life plus 419 years, and $480,000 in fines for killing heather Heyer at the Unite the Right rally.
  11. neo-confederacy
    VA Secretary Once Gave Speeches Lionizing Racist Arch-Traitor Jefferson DavisHaving an apparent member of the neo-Confederacy heading the agency that tends to those who served the country Davis tried to destroy is not good.
  12. unite the right 2
    Unite the Right Sequel in Washington Draws Tiny Crowd of White NationalistsThey were vastly outnumbered by counterprotesters and media.
  13. charlottesville
    Trump Tweets Conciliatory Message Ahead of Charlottesville AnniversaryBut his condemnation of ‘all types of racism’ still stood out.
  14. Charlottesville Organizer to Hold ‘White Civil Rights’ Rally Near White HouseThe National Park Service has approved Jason Kessler’s request to hold an event marking the one-year anniversary of the deadly protest.
  15. Exclusive Image Refutes Charlottesville White Nationalist’s Self-Defense ClaimJacob Scott Goodwin, convicted of beating DeAndre Harris, is seen delivering a blow to Harris in this newly published photo.
  16. Black Man Beaten in Charlottesville Acquitted of Assaulting White NationalistDeAndre Harris was beaten badly on August 12, but he faced his own charges.
  17. charlottesville
    Unprepared Charlottesville Police Failed to Protect Public, Review Finds“Let them fight for a little. It will make it easier to declare an unlawful assembly,” the police chief said.
  18. Trump’s War on the Media Has Been Years in the Making“We have to fight the media! Constantly fighting the media.”
  19. Trump Defends ‘Both Sides’ Remark Before Signing Anti-White-Supremacy ResolutionAfter weeks of controversy, both Trump and his White House have reverted to their original positions on Charlottesville.
  20. Gary Cohn Was Set to Be the Next Fed Chairman, Then He Criticized TrumpThe president was reportedly angry that Cohn publicly criticized him over his “many sides” response to Charlottesville.
  21. Antifa Beats Up Trump Supporters, Fuels Right-WingersIt’s a good day for false equivalence.
  22. politics
    Rex Tillerson Won’t Say If Trump ‘Speaks for American Values’“The president speaks for himself.”
  23. Video Emerges of Man Firing Shot Near Protester at Charlottesville RallyHe is reportedly now in custody.
  24. A Running List of Confederate Monuments Removed Across the CountryIt’s a pretty long list.
  25. charlottesville
    White Supremacist Christopher Cantwell Surrenders to PoliceThe charges stem from his use of pepper spray at the rally in Charlottesville, which he says was justified.
  26. Rabbis Cancel High Holy Days Call With Trump Over CharlottesvilleThey said his words “have given succor to those who advocate anti-Semitism, racism, and xenophobia.”
  27. Paul Ryan Says Trump ‘Messed Up’ on Charlottesville, But Refuses to Censure HimHe thinks asking lawmakers to hold Trump accountable would amount to a “partisan hack-fest.”
  28. The Debate Over the Removal of Confederate Memorials Continues to SimmerMore are being taken down every day.
  29. What Germany Can Teach America About Addressing White SupremacismPulling down monuments is a start, but the real change happens in schools.
  30. early and often
    Poll: Trump Embarrasses More Than 60 Percent of Voters in 3 Crucial StatesTrump’s response to Charlottesville doesn’t seem to have gone over so well in the three states that narrowly handed him last year’s election.
  31. protests
    Tens of Thousands March Against Hatred and White Supremacy in BostonBoston’s police commissioner applauded how 99.9 percent of the roughly 40,000 protesters were “standing tall against hatred and bigotry in our city.”
  32. trump organization
    Charities Are Pulling Their Events From Trump’s Mar-a-Lago ResortThe perceived toxicity of the president has spread to the winter White House.
  33. political violence
    The Careful, Pragmatic Case Against Punching Nazis“Punch Nazis” may be a satisfying catchphrase, but progressives should think through what it would mean to fully embrace it.
  34. charlottesville
    James Murdoch Says There Are ‘No Good Nazis,’ Pledges $1 Million to ADLThe 21st Century Fox CEO and son of Rupert Murdoch says Trump’s reaction was concerning.
  35. Trump Is Driving a Wedge Between the GOP Base and Everyone ElseBy going soft on neo-Nazis, Trump is doing the Democrats’ job for them: highlighting an issue that splits the GOP base from the rest of America.
  36. Confederate Monuments Were Built to Change History, Not Preserve ItA democracy that retains monuments to men who committed treason — in defense of slavery — is one that has changed its history, not learned from it.
  37. the national circus
    Nothing’s Shocking Anymore With TrumpHe managed to both threaten nuclear war and embrace neo-Nazis while on vacation. Wait until he gets “back to work.”
  38. Phoenix Mayor Asks Trump to Delay Rally Due to CharlottesvilleEspecially if he’s planning to pardon Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
  39. charlottesville
    Trump Lawyer Forwards Email Claiming ‘No Difference’ Between Lee and Washington“Both saved America.”
  40. charlottesville
    Rabbi That Oversaw Ivanka Trump’s Conversion to Judaism Slams Trump“While we avoid politics, we are deeply troubled by the moral equivalency and equivocation President Trump has offered.”
  41. As CEOs Flee, Trump Disbands Two Business Advisory CouncilsTrump’s response to Charlottesville led CEOs to distance themselves from the president.
  42. Both Presidents Bush Denounce ‘Racial Bigotry’After Trump defended the “very fine people” at a neo-Nazi rally, the 41st and 43rd presidents joined other Republicans to repudiate bigotry.
  43. Republicans Split After Trump Again Blames ‘Both Sides’ in CharlottesvilleSome argued that he was right to attack the left, but many Republican lawmakers reiterated that the violence was caused by white supremacists.
  44. North Carolina Governor Calls for Removal of Confederate StatuesIt’s a bold idea, and it faces steep hurdles.
  45. Trump Says ‘Alt-Left’ Deserves Blame for Violence in CharlottesvilleThe president condemned “neo-Nazis” and white supremacists — but defended the right-wing protesters who simply wanted to preserve their history.
  46. Protesters Pull Down Confederate Statue in North CarolinaThe state’s governor said that while racism and violence are unacceptable, “there is a better way to remove these monuments.”
  47. charlottesville
    Trump Quickly Undermines His Belated Condemnation of White SupremacistsHe followed up his remarks by attacking journalists, making a birther jab, and retweeting a Pizzagate conspiracy theorist.
  48. Local Officials Call for Confederate Memorial Removals Post-CharlottesvilleAfter violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, more cities have announced plans to remove Confederate memorials.
  49. select all
    The ‘Ironic Nazi’ Is Coming to an EndWhat happens when frictionless sharing meets a world that’s all friction.
  50. charlottesville
    America’s Far Right Has Global RootsBlending neo-Confederate and Nazi ideology, our white nationalist movement is part of a frightening international phenomenon.
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