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Karim Zidan delves into White Rex, the Russian clothing brand and former MMA promotion that propagates white supremacy and symbolism as part of their mission statement.

Karim Zidan // Feature: How an MMA clothing brand spreads racism and hate – Bloody Elbow // Aptly named ‘Aggressive Clothing Comp,’ the store’s only recognizable feature is the white banner proudly positioned outside its entrance. Three figures are drawn on the banner above the store: a crusader, a Viking, and a fighter. The three […]

Congratulations, Mr. President: Zuckerberg Secretly Called Trump After The Election

Internal documents show Facebook’s own marketing strategy was influenced by what it learned from its valued customer, the Trump campaign. Source: Congratulations, Mr. President: Zuckerberg Secretly Called Trump After The Election

#Putin says he floated #Ukraine referendum during meeting with #Trump: report | TheHill

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told Bloomberg that, during the summit in Helsinki, “some new ideas were discussed” regarding the situation in Ukraine and that “they will be worked on.” He did not comment on the details of the reported referendum proposal.Fighting erupted in the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts — collectively the Donbas region — in […]

Salesforce’s $250,000 donation to RAICES rejected until border-protection contract ends – Business Insider

Benioff is under pressure from employees and human rights groups to sever ties with the CBP. In response, Benioff has said that he disagrees with the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policy toward illegal immigration and the practice of separating children from their parents, but the CEO refused to stop providing CBP with Salesforce software. Benioff says […]

Prosecutors: Cantwell has violated bond

Cantwell is accused of using tear gas at a white nationalist rally at the University of Virginia on Aug. 11.He was released on bond in December, but he is required to wear an electronic monitor and stay in Virginia until his trial.Cantwell is also forbidden to speak about his accusers.However, prosecutors say he has violated […]

Terrorism in America After 9/11 // www.newamerica.org: Part IV. What is the Threat to the United States Today?

Terrorism in America After 9/11 – This In-Depth report from our International Security Program examines broad trends in the jihadist terrorist threat facing the United States that have emerged over the last 15 years. We provide an overview of the terrorism in cases we’ve tracked since 9-11, and we examine three key questions: Who are the terrorists targeting the United […]

#Trump rejects proposal for #Russia to interrogate US citizens – BBC News

The citizens Mr Putin was seeking included a former US ambassador to Moscow, Michael McFaul, and financier Bill Browder.Allowing Russian officials to interview Mr McFaul would be a violation of the longstanding tradition that foreign diplomats have legal immunity. Source: Trump rejects proposal for Russia to interrogate US citizens – BBC News

@GOP // #Nunes used donations donations to buy #Celtics tickets | The Fresno Bee

July 19, 2018 06:00 AMWASHINGTONRep. Devin Nunes used political donations to pay for nearly $15,000 in tickets to Boston Celtics basketball games as well as winery tours and lavish trips to Las Vegas, according to reports from the Federal Election Commission and two nonpartisan watchdog groups. Source: Nunes used donations donations to buy Celtics tickets […]

How the CIA Staged Sham Academic Conferences to Thwart Iran’s Nuclear Program — ProPublica

A decade ago, the CIA secretly funded conferences to lure Iranian scientists to defect. If President Trump scuttles the Iranian nuclear agreement, the agency may seek more defectors — and orchestrate more such “conferences.” Source: How the CIA Staged Sham Academic Conferences to Thwart Iran’s Nuclear Program — ProPublica

#China uses sewage #surveillance to detect drugs in urine and feces / Boing Boing

Zhang Lei, an environmental policy researcher at Renmin University in Beijing and a collaborator with Li, notes that WBE studies are a more objective way of measuring whether government initiatives to reduce drug use in the community are working. She says that solely relying on traditional methods of monitoring changes in drug use, such as […]

#UndercoverFacebook moderator was instructed not to remove fringe groups or #HateSpeech – The Verge

Those questionable practices primarily involve a hands-off approach to flagged and reported content like graphic violence, hate speech, and racist and other bigoted rhetoric from far-right groups. The undercover reporter says he was also instructed to ignore users who looked as if they were under 13 years of age, which is the minimum age requirement […]

Can Russia Stop Its Far-Right Hooligans From Ruining The World Cup?

On June 11, 2016, approximately 150 Russians arrived in Marseilles ahead of a Euro 2016 match between Russia and England with the goal of provoking violence with other hooligans and soccer firms. English fans had arrived in Marseille the previous day and had already clashed with police, but returned to the streets to greet their […]

#Australian father lashes out at #Trump: ‘The man whose arse you’re kissing’ killed my kids

The father of three children killed in 2014 when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down tore into President Trump on Tuesday for his failure to hold Russian President Vladimir Putin accountable for the country’s involvement in the att Source: Australian father lashes out at Trump: ‘The man whose arse you’re kissing’ killed my kids

Here Are All the People Who’ve Been Convicted of #Treason in the US — And The Ones Who Were Punished by Execution | Alternet

“An enemy is a nation or an organization with which the United States is in a declared or open war,” the 2017 report noted. “Nations with whom we are formally at peace, such as Russia, are not enemies.”In 2001, when a young man named John Walker became a “freedom fighter” for the Taliban and speculation […]

Republican Congressman Brought Holocaust Denier To Capitol Meeting

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher brought Chuck C. Johnson, a Holocaust denier and alt-right activist, to a meeting with Sen. Rand Paul about Julian Assange. Source: October 12, 2017 By Nathan Guttman Read more: https://forward.com/fast-forward/384980/republican-congressman-brought-holocaust-denier-to-capitol-meeting/Republican Congressman Brought Holocaust Denier To Capitol Meeting

The Oath Keepers are planning an ‘ongoing’ protest of Maxine Waters’ congressional offices

The Oath Keepers, the nation’s largest and most influential antigovernment militia, is planning an “ongoing” protest at California Rep. Maxine Waters’ congressional offices in Los Angeles beginning Thursday.  The protest is scheduled to last only a few hours on Thursday, but organizers have left plans open-ended with the possibility to continue for “an indefinite time” if needed.  “This is […]

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