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An Up-Close Look at America’s Evolving Militia Movement

They're obsessed with guns and potential disaster—and after Democrats won back part of Congress, they aren't slowing down.
Jen Osborne
2.21.19
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What We Know About a Portland Cop's Friendly Texts with a Far-Right Leader

Activists are pissed.
Allie Conti
2.15.19
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How to Deal with Cops Who Believe Wild Conspiracy Theories Like QAnon

Mike Pence appeared in a photo with a cop wearing a "QAnon" patch, and he got demoted. But how many more like him are out there?
Mark Hay
1.10.19
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The Jeffrey Epstein Story Is Fanning the Flames of Far-Right Pedophilia Panic

A new investigation implied the disgraced financier came as close to Pizzagate as you can get in real life.
Allie Conti
12.6.18
extremism

What We Know About the 'Male Supremacist' Who Shot Up a Florida Yoga Studio

Two people were killed and several more injured by an army vet with a history of violence against women and online rage.
Allie Conti
11.5.18
Decoding Extremism

How to Talk Someone Out of White Nationalism

The psychology student who helped convert the ideology's biggest young star told us exactly which arguments she used and how.
Allie Conti
9.25.18
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NRA Membership Dues Tanked Last Year

The gun rights super-group took out a big loan from its own foundation in what experts said might be a sign of serious cashflow problems.
John Cook
9.21.18
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Texas Tea Partiers Are Freaking Out Over 'Deep State' Conspiracy Theories

Here's why the state is ground zero in the right-wing panic over threats to the Trump presidency.
John Savage
9.20.18
extremism

The White Nationalist Heir Who Rejected His Dad's Vile Bigotry

Practically anyone can be convinced their hateful ideology is wrong—even if they were born and bred to evangelize it.
Allie Conti
9.18.18
Life Inside

My Gay Prison Gang Fights Neo-Nazis

They call us the Rainbow Warriors.
Dennis Mintun
9.7.18
extremism

How to Keep Armed Militias Out of Your City

“The 'violent left' has never been anywhere near as well armed or trained as the 'violent right.'"
Alex Yablon
9.5.18
extremism

The Strange True Story of the Godfather of Conspiracy Theories

From Ol' Dirty Bastard to Alex Jones and Donald Trump, William Cooper's deranged ideas have been felt insanely far and wide.
Seth Ferranti
8.27.18
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