Oath Keepers’ Private Chats Show Desire For Post-Election Violence

By Unicorn Riot. -

The Oath Keepers, a militia made up of mostly retired military and law enforcement employees, have long sought to pose as a militant vanguard among Trump supporters, particularly older men. The [...]

You Can’t Go Home Again

By Nick Turse, Tom Dispatch. -

I saw them for only a few seconds. One glimpse and they were gone. The young woman wore a brown headwrap, a yellow short-sleeved shirt, and a long pink, red, and blue floral-patterned skirt. She [...]

Standing By: Right Wing Militia Groups And The US Election

By The Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project. -

Militia groups and other armed non-state actors pose a serious threat to the safety and security of American voters. Throughout the summer and leading up to the general election, these groups [...]

Countering Rightward Drift In The United States: This Struggle Is Long Term

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

This week, people are planning protests across the nation beginning the day after the election. Some, like Democratic Party-aligned groups and unions, will only demonstrate if President Trump [...]

FBI Raids Neo-Nazi Camp In Michigan

By Eric London, WSWS. -

On Thursday, with five days remaining before the US election, the FBI conducted two additional raids in Michigan and arrested Justen Watkins and Alfred Gorman, leaders of a neo-Nazi group called [...]

FBI Charges Boogaloo Adherent With Shooting Police Precinct

By Jacob Crosse, WSWS. -

On Friday the US Department of Justice released a federal criminal complaint against Ivan H. Hunter, 26, of Boerne, Texas, charging him with participating in a riot for his alleged role during [...]

Afghanistan Diary

By Sarah Ball, Voices for Creative Nonviolence. -

Afghanistan returns to me through Nagiba’s room. She is on the roof of the kitchen across the courtyard; I can see her through the window. She is gathering sticks to light the samovar for boiling [...]

Say Racism’s Name, And Fight It With Solidarity

By Danny Haiphong, Black Agenda Report. -

The instability of Trump’s presidency and the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement have upset the U.S. power structure. White supremacist groups such as the Proud Boys and the Boogaloo [...]

Grand Jury Indicts Couple Who Pointed Guns At Protesters

By Celine Castronuovo, The Hill. -

A grand jury in St. Louis on Tuesday indicted Mark and Patricia McCloskey on counts of exhibiting a weapon and tampering with evidence four months after footage circulated showing the couple [...]

Report Finds ‘Gang Like’ Police Clique That Exerts ‘Undue Influence’

By Alene Tchekmedyian, LA Times. -

Los Angeles County’s top watchdog said Monday that substantial evidence exists that a secretive group of tattooed deputies at the East L.A. sheriff’s station are “gang-like and their influence [...]

Homeland Security Assessment Warns Of Violent Unrest

By Raul Diego, Mintpress News. -

In the lead up to the 2020 presidential election, potential civil unrest and worse has been predicted by multiple governmental agencies and assorted federal outfits, including the New Jersey [...]

‘When You Talk About White Supremacy, You’ve Got To Take A Hard Look At Our Culture’

By Janine Jackson, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

We are in troubling times, listeners know, with people being attacked for simply saying that Black Lives Matter and a president encouraging those attacks. It’s what many feared when Trump came [...]

Chris Hedges: American Bloodlands

By Chris Hedges, Scheer Post. -

The tinder that could soon ignite widespread violent conflagrations throughout the United States lies ominously stacked around us. Millions of disenfranchised white Americans, who see no way out [...]

Trump Incites Vigilante Violence Against Peaceful Protests

By Joseph Kishore, WSWS. -

In the week since a fascistic gunman killed two protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin and seriously wounded a third, the Trump administration and its allies within the media and political [...]

US Faces A ‘Perfect Storm’ Of Political Violence

By Christopher Mathias, Huff Post. -

Law enforcement and other authorities used force while intervening in nearly 400 Black Lives Matter protests since police killed George Floyd in May, according to new data that paints the [...]