Headlines — 8/28/16

Headlines

Trump pretends to know nothing of the alt-right, a Trump surrogate claims Hillary is bigoted toward racists, “White Lives Matter” will be classified as a hate group, and more.

Raw Story – “White Lives Matter” will now be classified as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Media Matters – The Alt-Right is white supremacy, rebranded.
Think Progress – Trump’s professed ignorance of the Alt-Right fits his know-nothing pattern.
Talking Points Memo – Ex-wife says Trump campaign boss used anti-Semitic slurs.
The Nation – The average black family would need 228 years to build the wealth of a white family today.
Salon – How racism has shaped welfare policy in America since 1935.
Vox – UChicago’s anti-safe spaces letter isn’t about academic freedom, it’s about power.
Jacobin – How Alex Jones won an audience for his idiosyncratic blend of conspiracy theory and libertarianism.
Crooks and Liars – Scottie Nell Hughes says Hillary Clinton is a bigot because she discriminates against racists.
Mother Jones – 4 really disturbing ways jail is much worse for women than men.