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Extremism

Politics
The white nationalist Coast Guard lieutenant pleaded guilty to federal charges last year amid a plot to “murder innocent civilians” on a wide scale, the feds said.
Politics
Brandon Higgs, who has ties to neo-Nazi groups, faces attempted murder and hate crime charges for allegedly attacking two Black men near Baltimore.
Politics
Homophobic Franco nostalgists are using the controversy over Catalonia’s 2017 independence vote to polarize what was once a beacon of tolerance in Europe.
Politics
Three Holocaust survivors share their concerns about the uptick in anti-Semitism in the U.S. — and reveal what gives them hope.

Crime
Federal prosecutors asked to detain three members of the violent extremist group The Base, arguing that they had plotted violence to spark a civil war.
Politics
Most of those killed were students returning to class.
U.S. News
The message board where three mass shootings were announced this year went dark in August, but has now returned.
World News
Studies of leadership decapitation suggest groups like ISIS often find ways to survive.
World News
His death is a major blow, but the extremist group has survived the loss of previous leaders and military setbacks.
World News
The People's Party of Canada failed to win a single seat in Monday's election.
Crime
“This is a hate-filled human being, but unfortunately one who possesses really alarming numbers of weapons,” said the city attorney.
Tech
YouTube's algorithm is designed to keep you watching for as long as possible, even if that means pushing out increasingly extreme content for you to binge.
Politics
The hand sign joins other hate symbols like burning crosses and the swastika in a database created by the Anti-Defamation League, a Jewish civil rights group.
Politics
The soldier allegedly discussed traveling to Ukraine to join an extremist group.
World News
Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a crackdown on harmful online material after 51 people were killed earlier this year at two New Zealand mosques.
U.S. News
Another man was arrested for planning to attack a Memphis church. These are the latest potential mass shootings to be preempted by law enforcement.
Politics
Many had feared the rally in Portland would be the most violent fascist rally of the Trump era.
Politics
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) introduced legislation that would make it possible to prosecute white supremacist attacks, such as the shooting in El Paso, as acts of terrorism.
Tech
The committee issued the bipartisan subpoena Wednesday calling for Watkins to testify Sept. 5 on what he's doing to combat the forum's rampant extremism.
Politics
The Democratic presidential hopeful called on Republicans to stop ignoring hateful rhetoric from President Trump and right-wing media outlets.