In anticipation of Saturday’s March Against Sharia events nationwide, researcher and journalist Spencer Sunshine chronicles the major moments of a violent new movement he's dubbed “Independent Trumpism.”
Even without systemic voter disenfranchisement and Republican district gerrymandering, the Electoral College and GOP-dominated Senate give disproportionate power to rural areas. The least progressives can do is to try to fight back.
It's been 19 days since a predominantly White group of men bearing arms group took over Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. They're appointing themselves judges, threatening locals and stealing Native artifacts. Inside a netherworld where law enforcement lets right-wing paramilitaries run things.