Extremism

The anti-government extremist was sentenced to 40 hours of community service on a trespassing charge after tying himself to a chair at the Idaho Legislature.
The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection has issued subpoenas to three extremist organizations.
The "Unite the Right" civil trial is highlighting progressive efforts to make positive changes in the Virginia community.
Nine plaintiffs say they are still dealing with the effects of the August 2017 weekend when a mob of racists descended on the University of Virginia's campus.
Matthew Purse was one of the most malevolent characters in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6. The horrifying extent of his extremism has gone unreported, until now.
The MSNBC host offered viewers "warm fuzziness" in the form of schadenfreude about the Charlottesville rally organizers.
The historic trial could begin to unravel the motivations of the far-right activists behind the 2017 Charlottesville riot -- and the movement itself.
The misinformation crisis among South Florida’s Hispanic communities is warping some residents’ understanding of reality — and straining family ties as a result.
“I was wondering what was required to become an oath keeper,” one Texas soldier reportedly wrote in an email to the violent extremist group.
A federal jury in Seattle has convicted 25-year-old Kaleb Cole, who could face a decade in prison.
Judge Emmet Sullivan, accepting a guilty plea from Trump supporter Dawn Bancroft, called her comments about wanting to shoot Nancy Pelosi "outrageous."
The former presidential nominee was condemned for her remarks, but she was "too kind," Chauncey DeVega wrote in a commentary.
The 45th president says the 43rd president “shouldn’t be lecturing anybody.”
On the six-month anniversary of the insurrection, Republicans are trying to convince America it wasn't that big a deal.
The alleged shooter wrote about "the superiority of the white race. About whites being ‘apex predators,’" the district attorney said. "He drew swastikas.”
Right Wing Watch saw its channel restored hours later — after YouTube rejected its appeal.
Alan Hostetter, a police chief turned yogi, was indicted along with Three Percenter extremists in a conspiracy to attack the Capitol.
Months after a HuffPost investigation revealed that Shawn McCaffrey graduated boot camp, Rep. Jackie Speier wants to know why he is still in the military.
The former president spoke with The New York Times about dissuading Republicans from the GOP's right-wing, anti-democratic efforts across the U.S.