Memes to an End: Thots, ‘White Sharia,’ and the Misogynistic Heart of White Nationalism

White Sharia

If you haven’t already guessed, the “white sharia” meme is both an elaborate troll and a window into the twisted minds of the misogynists that populate the alt-right. Continue reading “Memes to an End: Thots, ‘White Sharia,’ and the Misogynistic Heart of White Nationalism”

Jeremy Christian May Just Be the Latest in a Disturbing Trend of Alt-Right Murderers

Alt Right Killers

On May 27, 2017, 35-year-old Jeremy Christian approached two Muslim women — one of whom wore a hijab — on a light-rail train in Portland, OR, and, according a witness, yelled “Get off the bus and get out of the country because you don’t pay taxes here!” Continue reading “Jeremy Christian May Just Be the Latest in a Disturbing Trend of Alt-Right Murderers”

FLASHBACK: Andrew Auernheimer Idolizes Dylann Roof and Wants to Murder Black Children

Andrew Auernheimer

In a January 12, 2017 broadcast of his Radical Agenda show, alt-right activist Christopher Cantwell interviewed Neo-Nazi hacker Andrew “weev” Auernheimer about the kidnapping and torture of a white Chicago teen. Continue reading “FLASHBACK: Andrew Auernheimer Idolizes Dylann Roof and Wants to Murder Black Children”

It’s an Alt-Right Poetry Jam as Critics Mock Trump Supporters on Twitter

Alt-Right Protesters

Most of the time when I post I try to write from a position of taking the alternative right seriously — although with the rise of Donald Trump as a political phenomenon I believe that is our only option. When I read what the alt-right crowd writes or listen to what they say, I at least try to have an understanding of where they’re coming from. At the very least I have to at least have a basic understanding of the people I vehemently disagree with. I try to keep my snark to a minimum when I write about them. Besides, now that the alt-right is getting more and more famous (or infamous as it were), I can leave the outright mockery, for the most part, to other people. Which brings me to the fact that I noticed the hashtag #AltRightPoetry trending on Twitter this evening. Continue reading “It’s an Alt-Right Poetry Jam as Critics Mock Trump Supporters on Twitter”

Random Headlines — 9/13/15

Trans Rights Matter

The Nation – A history of hate rock from Johnny Rebel to Dylann Roof.
Hatewatch – Liberty Counsel has a history of advising clients to defy the law.
Right Wing Watch – Mike Huckabee says gay marriage ruling is ‘illegal’ because it confuses people.
Think Progress – Rick Perry warned the GOP that they are being too racist.
Raw Story – Al Qaeda leader calls for lone wolf attacks in U.S. and urges militants to band together.
Salon – Glenn Beck’s terrifying new book is 300 pages of Islamophobia dressed up as scholarship.
Jezebel – University of Toronto under increased surveillance after commenter threatens to ‘spray bullets’ at feminists.
Truthout – Transphobia at the intersection of the military and prison industrial complexes.