Tag : Right-Wing Extremism and Alt-Right

Politics

Capitol Rioters Face the Consequences of Their Selfie Sabotage

News and Gossip
Mr. Biggs’s activities that day were chronicled at length by himself and others. His walk from the Washington Monument was filmed by Eddie Block, a...
Politics

Fears of White People Losing Out Permeate Capitol Rioters’ Towns, Study Finds

News and Gossip
When the political scientist Robert Pape began studying the issues that motivated the 380 or so people arrested in connection with the attack against the...
Politics

Biden Steps Up Federal Efforts to Combat Domestic Extremism

News and Gossip
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is stepping up efforts to combat domestic extremism, increasing funding to prevent attacks, weighing strategies historically used against foreign terrorist...
Politics

One Republican’s Lonely Fight Against a Flood of Disinformation

News and Gossip
AFTON, Va. — Denver Riggleman stood virtually alone. It was Oct. 2, on the floor of the House of Representatives, and he rose as one...
Politics

Justice Dept. Links Oath Keepers and Proud Boys Ahead of Capitol Riot

News and Gossip
Leaders of the Oath Keepers militia and the far-right group the Proud Boys were in communication in the weeks before the Capitol riot and appear...
Politics

Indictment Details Proud Boys’ Group Chat Before Capitol Riot

News and Gossip
The leader of the Proud Boys, Enrique Tarrio, was not in Washington on Jan. 6. He had been arrested two days earlier and banned from...
Politics

New Report Warns of Rising Threat of Domestic Terrorism

News and Gossip
The Biden administration has made fighting domestic terrorism a priority. Along with the threat assessment, the administration is also reviewing what law enforcement and intelligence...
Politics

Proud Boys Leaders in Four States Are Charged in Capitol Riot

News and Gossip
WASHINGTON — F.B.I. agents have arrested two organizers for the Proud Boys in Philadelphia and North Carolina, and prosecutors filed new charges against two other...
Politics

Police Shrugged Off the Proud Boys, Until They Attacked the Capitol

News and Gossip
Instead, he said in an interview, the agents asked for march routes and other plans in order to separate the Proud Boys from counterprotesters. Other...