Sep 23, 2014, 11:20
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A Brief History of Nativism: Part Five

Friday, 05 September 2014 12:41

This is the fifth installment in a special seven-part series "A Brief History of Nativism: Anti-Immigrant Bigotry in the American Past", providing an overview of these major movements, as well as the accompanying shifts in American immigration policy and their consequences. 

How did Richard B. Spencer (above) go from mainstream conservative circles to hardcore white nationalism?

Who is Richard Spencer?

Friday, 27 June 2014 15:43

Meet the young American at the center of a growing new international network of white nationalists.

University-educated, well-to-do, and full of youthful energy at 36 years-old, Richard B. Spencer has risen through the American white nationalist ranks in a remarkably short period. Thanks to an inheritance of the movement’s past, he has the infrastructure to try and re-shape the movement’s image and direction.

Self-Proclaimed "Statutory Attorney General of the United States" Brent Douglas Cole is Accused of Shooting Law Enforcement Officers in California

Racist, Anti-Semitic Sovereign Citizen Involved in California Shootout

Wednesday, 18 June 2014 14:31

“Everyone agrees the 2nd American Revolution is far overdue. We have waited to [sic] long and been to [sic] timid in the defense of liberty and justice, both now gone, we witness the horror of the unfolding police state. The daily injustices only furthers our resolve to take action, the stage is being set, our rage will become a fury upon them,” wrote Brent Douglas Cole in September 2013. Less than a year later, he found himself in a gun battle with state and federal law enforcement officials.

Cole, a racist, anti-Semitic, self-described “sovereign citizen” camping in the northern California woods has been accused of shooting a California Highway Patrol officer and a Bureau of Land Management ranger during a confrontation on June 15.