Unite the right

3.28.19

Facebook Bans White Nationalism and White Separatism

After a civil rights backlash, Facebook will now treat white nationalism and separatism the same as white supremacy, and will direct users who try to post that content to a nonprofit that helps people leave hate groups.

9.6.18

Guy Who Punched Charlottesville Organizer Jason Kessler Fined a Measly $1

Jeffrey Winder won't face any jail time after clocking the white supremacist in 2017.

8.13.18

'Unite the Right 2' Was an Incredible Self-Own for Racists

This wasn't hard to see coming.

8.12.18

Charlottesville on Lockdown: “This City Has Been Changed Forever”

A show of force from the military and state police on the anniversary of the deadly white supremacist rally one year ago.

8.5.18

How Real Activists Learned Facebook Was Deleting Their Protest Page for ‘Inauthentic Behavior’

Facebook’s definition of "authentic" is complicated because disinformation campaigns are complicated.

8.1.18

These Are the Pages Facebook Says Are Part of a ‘Coordinated’ Effort to Influence US Elections

Facebook has removed 32 accounts and pages for “inauthentic behavior” tied to the “Unite the Right 2" rally next month in Washington, DC.

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12.16.17

Accused Neo-Nazi Could Do Life in Prison for Charlottesville Murder

Prosecutors just upgraded James Fields Jr.'s charges to first-degree murder, arguing he intentionally sped into counter-protesters at the alt-right rally.

10.23.17

The Extreme Right Is More Global Than Ever

A new study suggests the far right is one step ahead of efforts to counter its message.

8.18.17

White Supremacist Chris Cantwell Got Booted from His Favorite Dating Site

OkCupid is the latest tech company to cut ties with members of hate groups using their platforms.

8.17.17

A Timeline of Trump's Post-Charlottesville Fuckups

He is confoundingly bad at this.

8.16.17

Even Robert E. Lee's Descendants Don't Like White Nationalists

The Confederate general's great-great-grandchildren denounced protesters who "think that they can hide behind Robert E. Lee's name and his life for these senseless acts of violence."

8.15.17

Charlottesville Suspect Allegedly Hit His Mom in Fight Over Video Games

Police records out of Florence County in Ohio reveal that James Alex Fields had a history of domestic abuse allegations by his own mother.

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