Journalist and researcher Spencer Sunshine started observing racist hate events in the late 1980s. Last Saturday’s “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville almost killed him. Here, an unvarnished dispatch from the picturesque Virginia town—from the violent lead-up in Emancipation Park to the deadly aftermath downtown.
White supremacists got into terrifying formation at the “Unite the Right” actions in Charlottesville, Virginia. These images, taken by photo journalist Abdul Aziz, offer an intimate view of the inevitable violence.
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.”
The Malheur occupation introduced much of the world to the conservative- and racist-leaning movement that, as a new report from the Rural Organizing Project and Political Research Associates explains, has deep roots in Oregon and major implications for national organizing efforts.
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.