Spencer Sunshine

A white man wearing armor adorned with crosses made of American flags grimaces at a demonstration.

The Growing Alliance Between Neo-Nazis, Right Wing Paramilitaries and Trumpist Republicans

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.”

A rusted steel pole with red, white and blue stars and stripes in rural Pennsylvania

[OPINION] Looking for the Left Wing in Rural, Predominantly White Areas

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. 

[OPINION] It's Time to Ring the Alarm About White Nationalism

Organized White supremacist violence is on the rise. So why do we continue to treat attacks as isolated incidents?

Dispatch from Oregon: Armed White Occupiers Are Enjoying Warm Food, Wi-Fi—and No Violence From Feds

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.