The Nazis Weren't in Boston Because 'Boston Doesn't Play That Shit'

“We didn’t know the KKK was in Boston!” one woman said excitedly, boarding the bus to the Boston Common around noon today for the protests against last weekend’s violence in Charlottesville. She and her friend had heard that white supremacists were in town, and, like diehard Sox fans, word of the opposition was enough…

'New York Hates You': Charlottesville Solidarity Protesters Gather at Trump Tower and Across the Country

On Saturday, emboldened by the white nationalists and neo-Nazis who came out in droves to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia, 20-year-old James Fields, an admirer of Nazi concentration camps, plowed his car straight into a crowd of counter-protesters,…

Merck CEO Quits Advisory Council Over Trump's Failure to Denounce Nazis, Trump Does About What You'd Expect

After the president failed to specifically denounce the white supremacist and Nazi ideologies responsible for the violence and terrorism in Charlottesville this weekend, Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier stepped down from Trump’s American Manufacturing Council on Monday. Trump, who directly benefits from white supremacist…

Does Richard Spencer Dress Like Shit? A Bespoke Tailor Evaluates

Yesterday, besuited Nazi Richard Spencer got kicked out of CPAC for his “repugnant” views, which a CPAC spokesman claimed have “nothing to do with conservatism or what we do here.” Shortly prior to this, Spencer called a heckler “a moron who can’t dress.” Can Richard Spencer dress, though? Seems like maybe not?

Trump Plans to Rename 'Countering Violent Extremism' Program to 'Countering Islamic Extremism' 

Reuters reports that the Trump administration is planning to reframe CVE, or the “Countering Violent Extremism” program, to solely focus on Islamist extremism. According to sources briefed on the matter, this means that the program would no longer target, say, white supremacists, another victory in a long series of…

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