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HBO's Watchmen Wants to Dig into the Heart of American Racism...by Making You Like Cops

The first 15 minutes or so of Damon Lindelof’s Watchmen are some of the most agonizing moments of television this year. They squarely focus on the brutalization of multiple black Americans during the infamous Tulsa race riots—a day when mobs of crazed white people descended upon, attacked, and murdered black…Read more...
Tags: Comics, Hbo, Science, Police, Race, Alan Moore, Dc Comics, America, Racism, Terrorism, Warner Bros, DC Entertainment, Damon Lindelof, Robert Redford, White Supremacy, Tulsa


Millionaire Fox News Host Says Twitter Has Made Some People Rich While Dividing America

Fox News host Tucker Carlson says that Twitter has harmed America by spreading hatred and division in the U.S., something that he insists wasn’t common 10 years ago. Carlson also says that Twitter is making people rich while dividing America. Seriously.Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, America, Fox News, Donald Trump, Tucker Carlson, White Supremacy, Carlson, Devin Nunes, President Trump, Tucker Carlson Tonight, Twitter Nazism


Lawmakers Demand Social Network Execs Reveal What They Spend Fighting Terrorism

The head of the House subcommittee on intelligence and counterterrorism is on a quest to find out precisely how much money YouTube, Microsoft, Facebook, and Twitter are spending each to combat extremism across their myriad platforms. Since representatives of the companies seemed unequipped to answer that question…Read more...
Tags: Science, Social Media, House, White Supremacy, Online Extremism, YouTube Microsoft Facebook


Lawmakers Demand Social Network Execs Reveal What They Spend to Fight Terrorism

The head of the House subcommittee on intelligence and counterterrorism is on a quest to find out precisely how much money YouTube, Microsoft, Facebook, and Twitter are spending each to combat extremism across their myriad platforms. Since representatives of the companies seemed unequipped to answer that question…Read more...
Tags: Science, Social Media, House, White Supremacy, Online Extremism, YouTube Microsoft Facebook


YouTube Shuts Down Chats After Streams of House Hearing on White Nationalism Are Flooded by White Nationalists

YouTube shut down numerous chat rooms being flooded for over an hour by racist comments when thousands of people tuned into YouTube on Tuesday to watch a House Judiciary Committee congressional hearing on the rise of white nationalism.Read more...
Tags: Science, Youtube, Hate Speech, White Supremacy, House Judiciary Committee, White Nationalism, 8chan


Here's 40 Pages of Facebook Trying to Figure Out What to Do About White Nationalism

In the process of reporting a related story, a Facebook spokesperson provided Gizmodo with the company’s internal slides discussing its position on white nationalism and white separatism, adopted in late March. What follows is a glimpse into the confusing, often contradictory thinking of one of the most powerful and…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Gizmodo, White Nationalists, White Supremacy, Moderation, Facebook Trying


It Still Takes Almost No Effort to Find White Nationalists on Facebook

To weary enthusiasm, Facebook announced last month it would ban white nationalists and white separatists from the social network, dissolving the company’s bizarre distinction between those ideologies and white supremacism. The policy change, first reported by Motherboard, felt like progress. But as with all things…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Hate Speech, White Supremacy, White Nationalism, Content Moderation


ABC News Helps Mark Zuckerberg Peddle His Bullshit

ABC News aired an exclusive interview with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg this morning on Good Morning America. And instead of asking Zuckerberg tough questions, interviewer George Stephanopoulos lobbed softball after softball so that Zuck could deliver his prepared talking points.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science, Social Media, Public Relations, Pr, Terrorism, Good Morning America, Abc News, George Stephanopoulos, Free Speech, Christchurch, Zuckerberg, White Supremacy, Zuck, Genocide


Facebook and Instagram Finally Ban White Nationalism and White Separatism

Facebook and Instagram will finally ban white nationalism and white separatism on their networks in a move that will be implemented next week. The decision, first reported by Motherboard but announced by Facebook on its website, comes after the social media giant spent years splitting hairs about the difference…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Instagram, Terrorism, White Supremacy, Richard Spencer, White Nationalism, Life After Hate


Microsoft's Brad Smith Calls for 'Industrywide' Plan to Fight Extremist Content After Christchurch

Microsoft has called for the tech industry to set a uniform approach to violent, extremist content following the sickening massacre of Muslims attending mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand by a white supremacist earlier this month. At least 50 people were brutally murdered, scores of others were injured, and footage…Read more...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Science, Technology, Microsoft, Youtube, Terrorism, Streaming, Extremism, Christchurch, Platforms, White Supremacy, Brad Smith, Christchurch New Zealand, Moderation, Content Moderation


Facebook Exec Gets New Title as 'VP of Integrity' for Less Than a Day

Guy Rosen is Facebook’s vice president of Product Management. But when the company published an update about the Christchurch massacre in the middle of the night on Wednesday, Rosen got a shiny new title: VP of Integrity. That is, until a journalist called Facebook out on the switch.Read more...
Tags: Our Garbage Facebook, Vp Of Integrity, Facebook, New Zealand, Christchurch Massacre, New Zealand Shooting, Terrorism, Guy Rosen, Jacinda Ardern, White Supremacy


The Gritty City Antifascist Committee

PHILADELPHIA—They certainly picked a place that made the symbolism easy. Read more...
Tags: Science, Republicans, Protests, Philadelphia, True Stories, Trump, White Supremacy, Fascists, Fascism, Proud Boys, Gritty City Antifascist Committee


Judge Refuses to Throw Out Lawsuit Against Neo-Nazi Website Daily Stormer

A federal judge refused this week to throw out a lawsuit against neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer alleging it led a “terror campaign” against a Jewish real estate agent, Tanya Gersh, and the Southern Poverty Law Center tells the New York Times it expects the civil case to now proceed to a trial.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Nazis, New York Times, Lawsuits, Courts, First Amendment, White Supremacy, Alt Right, Southern Poverty Law Center, Neo Nazis, Daily Stormer, Andrew Anglin, Tanya Gersh, Neo Nazi Website Daily Stormer


White Supremacist Who Called Synagogue Shooting a 'Dry Run' Arrested On Illegal Gun Charges

Jeffrey R. Clark Jr., a 30-year-old living in the D.C. area, was arrested last week after his relatives alerted the police about his alarming violent, white supremacist statements. Clark has since been arrested and charged with illegally possessing a firearm and a high-speed magazine, according to the Washington Post.Read more...
Tags: Science, Nazis, White Supremacy, Clark, Alt Right, Washington Post Read, The Tree Of Life Synagogue, Synagogue Shooting, Jeffrey Clark Jr, Clark Brothers, Jeffrey R Clark Jr


Donald Trump Jr. Tweets Out a Neo-Nazi Dog Whistle

Perhaps because they are running scared, the Trump family—and Republicans in general—are going all-in on a campaign of overt racism and white supremacist dog whistles to rally MAGA voters across the country as Tuesday’s midterm elections approach.Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Republicans, Racism, Maine, Donald Trump, Trump, White Supremacy, Donald Trump Jr, Eric Brakey


White Supremacist Group Targets Stacey Abrams and Oprah with Racist Robocall

The same Idaho-based white supremacist group that recently targeted Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum with extremely racist robocalls is now targeting Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams and Oprah Winfrey, who has been canvassing for Abrams.Read more...
Tags: Florida, Science, Georgia, Racism, Idaho, Oprah Winfrey, Oprah, White Supremacy, Brian Kemp, Voter Suppression, White Supremacist, White Supremacist Group, Stacey Abrams, Andrew Gillum


Pro-Trump ‘Proud Boys’ Mob Beats Up Protesters Outside NYC Club

Several members of the extremist hate group Proud Boys kicked and pummeled a small group of antifascist protesters Friday night outside an Upper East Side Manhattan club where Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes had delivered a speech.Read more...
Tags: New York, Science, Republicans, Racism, White Supremacy, Gavin McInnes, Upper East Side Manhattan, Fascism, Proud Boys, NYC Club


Tiny Group of ‘Unite the Right’ White Supremacists Outnumbered by Anti-Racism Counterprotesters in DC [UPDATING]

Update, Sunday, 5:33 p.m.: Reporters on the ground say that the rally is over already. Read more...
Tags: Science, Washington, Racism, Protests, Dc, Black Lives Matter, Charlottesville, White Supremacy, Unite The Right


 ‘Unite the Right’ White Supremacists, Counterprotesters Set to Face Off in DC [UPDATING]

On the one-year anniversary of the violent clashes in Charlottesville, VA, which ended in the murder of peaceful protester Heather Heyer, white supremacists and neo-Nazis are set once again to confront each other at the “Unite the Right 2” rally in Washington, DC.Read more...
Tags: Science, Washington, Racism, Protests, Dc, Black Lives Matter, Charlottesville, White Supremacy, CHARLOTTESVILLE Va, Unite The Right, Heather Heyer


Judge Rules Discord Must Turn Over Account Data of Neo-Nazis in Charlottesville Planning Server

A subpoena against chat service Discord could reveal the identities of many of the neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and other far-right organizers involved in the planning of the disastrous 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville that resulted in widespread violence, three deaths, and scores of injuries.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Privacy, Courts, Charlottesville, White Supremacy, Alt Right, Neo Nazis, Discord


DC Organizers Say Anti-Racist Rally Facebook Took Down Is Real, Not Foreign

DC organizers are angry after Facebook took down what it said were 32 pages and accounts engaged in “coordinated inauthentic behavior” on Tuesday, as one of the events was a local-backed counter-rally to the upcoming August 12th white supremacist “Unite the Right 2.0” rally in the nation’s capitol, DCist reported.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Technology, Cybersecurity, Protests, White Supremacy, Internet Research Agency, Unite the Right Rally, Russian election interference, No Unite The Right 2, DC Organizers Say Anti Racist Rally Facebook


Judge Rules White Supremacist Can Sue Twitter for Banning Him

A California judge decided Thursday not to throw out a lawsuit filed against Twitter that accused the company of violating the free speech rights of white supremacist Jared Taylor when Twitter banned him from the platform late last year.Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Lawsuit, Science, California, Jared Taylor, White Supremacy, White Nationalist, Racist Assholes


It's Sure Weird That the Russia-Linked Firm That Paid Michael Cohen $500,000 Also Registered Alt-Right Websites

Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen is starting to take heat from the big guy himself over a brewing scandal involving a shady front company that bears every outward appearance of a thinly veiled pay-to-play scheme peddling whatever influence Cohen had on the president.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, White House, Russia, Donald Trump, Hmm, White Supremacy, Cohen, Viktor Vekselberg, Michael Cohen, Alt Right


Some Racist Weirdo Is Putting Neo-Nazi Propaganda Into Boxes of Diapers at Target

Awful people who have to be identified are allegedly slipping white supremacist propaganda in the form of “IT’S OKAY TO BE WHITE” cards into packages of diapers sold by Target.Read more...
Tags: Science, Target, White Supremacy, Alt Right, E Commerce, Neo Nazis, Diaper Nazis


White Supremacist Assault and Adultery Scandal Ends in Jilted Neo-Nazi Web Admin Deleting Site

One of the most high-profile neo-Nazi groups in the country, the Traditionalist Worker Party, is completely disintegrating in the wake of a truly humiliating, somewhat incestuous sex scandal involving its founder and Charlottesville rally organizer Matthew Heimbach and his spokesperson and web administrator, David…Read more...
Tags: Science, Race, David, Racism, Charlottesville, Far Right, White Supremacy, Neo Nazis, Matthew Heimbach, Traditionalist Worker Party, White Supremacist Assault


Richard Spencer Postpones College Tour No One Was Attending Anyway, Blames Antifa

White supremacist carnival barker and sometimes-literal punching bag Richard Spencer, whose ongoing college tour has seen plummeting attendance as the number of potential audience members willing to be seen in his presence diminishes, might call it quits on the whole thing since it’s not “fun” anymore now that “antifa…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Far Right, White Supremacy, Richard Spencer, Neo Nazis, Oh No Whatever Shall We Do


Twitter's Promised Crackdown on Violent Hate Speech Will Supposedly Begin on Monday

Earlier this year, Twitter announced that it would finally be changing its moderation policies in what was popularly received as an acknowledgement how badly hordes of trolls, white supremacists and swastika-toting Pepes have overrun the site for years. The new guidelines (which Twitter has touted as simply a…Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Technology, Social Media, Trolls, White Supremacy, Neo Nazis, Moderation


Hidden History: the Eugenics Record Office Is for Sale

Few people now realize that Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in Laurel Hollow, NY was once the 'seat of eugenics in America' and its Wikipedia page gives its date of establishment as 1890 which times the budding of the endeavor near the *Great Conjunction/s of Neptune and Pluto in early Gemini. In more recent decades it has been an award-winning research facility in genetics, cancer research, etc, though some people may claim that 'genetics' is eugenics lurking under another name. The following vid...
Tags: Science, Wikipedia, Germany, America, Karma, Psychiatry, Genetics, Pluto, Neptune, Astrology, Eugenics, White Supremacy, Melissa, Doug, Neptune-Pluto, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory


Study Finds Banning Reddit's Bigoted Jerkwards Worked

In recent years, Reddit has banned a bevy of far-right troll havens, including its board for the white supremacist “alt-right” and others used for the harassment of women, minorities and other people. The bans were a reversal of Reddit’s prior policy to not ban “questionable” content—and drew predictable outrage,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Social Media, Racism, Reddit, Hate Speech, Trolls, White Supremacy, Alt Right, Moderation


Pepe Creator Matt Furie Has Reclaimed His Fun-Loving Frog From an Alt-Right Children's Book

The creator of Pepe the Frog, the once-lovable cartoon frog appropriated by the assorted white supremacists, neo-Nazis and other vile meme-makers of the so-called “alt right,” has successfully enforced a copyright claim against a dude who had Pepe drawn into a bigoted children’s book.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Memes, Pepe, White Supremacy, Alt Right, Feels Good Man, Neo Nazis, Pepe Creator Matt Furie



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