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How Militias Became the Private Police for White Supremacists

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3 mentions3 days ago
The bloody weekend in Charlottesville that began with several hundred chanting white supremacists on a torch-lit march will long be remembered for the searing image of a growling muscle car ...

Trump Lawyer Forwards Email Echoing Secessionist Rhetoric

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His words were widely criticized in Washington but were praised by white supremacists, including a former Ku Klux Klan leader. Mr. Dowd received the email on Tuesday night and forwarded ...

After Charlottesville Rally Ends in Violence, Alt-Right Vows to Return

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In Charlottesville on Saturday, after the city council and Virginia governor declare a state of emergency and police disband the Unite the Right rally organized by white supremacists, I am ...

Scott Pruitt Is Carrying Out His E.P.A. Agenda in Secret, Critics Say

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Together with a small group of political appointees, many with backgrounds, like his, in Oklahoma politics, and with advice from industry lobbyists, Mr. Pruitt has taken aim at an agency ...

Documentary Filmmaking Has a Race Problem, And This Festival May Have the Solution

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Lack of diversity in Hollywood has been well documented thanks to #OscarSoWhite, but lack of diversity in the documentary world is less talked about. While the documentary community is way ...

“The Monuments Must Go”: An Open Letter From the Great, Great Grandsons of Stonewall Jackson

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Dear Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney and members of the Monument Avenue Commission, We are native Richmonders and also the great, great grandsons of Stonewall Jackson. As two of the closest ...

Trump Tells Aides He Has Decided to Remove Stephen Bannon

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Mr. Bannon’s many critics bore down after the violence in Charlottesville. Outraged over Mr. Trump’s insistence that “both sides” were to blame for the violence that erupted at a white ...

This Is Why European Diplomats Think Donald Trump Is Dangerous

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LONDON – Even before the latest escalation of nuclear threats between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un’s North Korea, senior diplomats and officials from America’s European allies have been warning that ...

White House adviser says people should stop criticizing white supremacists so much

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No one is quite sure what Sebastian Gorka, officially a deputy assistant to President Trump, actually does at the White House. This hasn’t stopped him, however, from being a near ...

Police Stood By As Mayhem Mounted in Charlottesville

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — There was nothing haphazard about the violence that erupted today in this bucolic town in Virginia’s heartland. At about 10 a.m. today, at one of countless such ...

Trump's chief strategist Bannon out at W.H.

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(CNN)President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon is out at the White House, two administration officials told CNN on Friday. The President has privately stewed over Bannon in recent days,

Photographer behind graphic Charlottesville image recounts near-death experience

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Ryan Kelly went to downtown Charlottesville, Virginia, on August 12 for one last assignment before leaving his staff photographer job at The Daily Progress. On that final workday, the 30-year-old ...

Firing expected after Google CEO says employee who penned controversial memo on women has violated its Code of Conduct

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In a memo to employees, CEO Sundar Pichai said the employee who penned a controversial memo that claimed that women had biological issues that prevented them from being as successful ...