Politics

Sarah Palin and the Pied Pipers of Political Violence

It’s only been four days since the attempted assassination of Congresswoman Giffords of Arizona and already the rightist spin machine is operating at full throttle.  As calls for civility grow, the American public must also remind those practicing the politics … Continued

Politics

Communities in fear, the after effects of hate violence

Saturday’s assassination attempt on Congressional Representative Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona is part of a growing trend that began years ago. The candidacy and ultimate election of Barack Obama touched off a deep and sustained political backlash. Politically motivated hate violence … Continued

Politics

NumbersUSA Refuses To Break Ties With Political Extremists

The anti-immigrant group NumbersUSA and its executive director Roy Beck just can’t seem to steer clear of controversy. The Center for New Community reports that on June 4 Beck will address an event organized by the Maryland-based Institute of the … Continued

Immigration

Group Behind Arizona Law SB1070 Endorses Armed Militias

Having already created a national political environment fueled by racism, FAIR is now asking that armed quasi-governmental paramilitary organizations be added to the mix. Barely a week before the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attack on the Oklahoma City federal … Continued

Politics

Fifteen Years After Oklahoma City Multiracial America Still at Risk

In Oklahoma City, on the morning of April 19, 1995, far right activist Timothy McVeigh detonated an explosive device beneath the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building murdering 168 people and injuring 680. Fifteen years later the lesson of Oklahoma City … Continued

Politics

Tea Party Harbors Dangerous States’ Rights Agenda

The so-called “tea party movement” is actually made up of a number of factions, including Tea Party Patriots, Tea Party Express, and the Tea Party Nation, that have latched onto the concept as a way of attracting attention and pushing … Continued

An Open Letter to Mark Krikorian

Mark Krikorian Executive Director Center for Immigration Studies 1522 K Street N.W., Suite 820 Washington, DC 20005-1202 Dear Mr. Krikorian, Thank you for your recent response regarding a post on the blog Imagine2050, entitled “Tanton Network Caught in Bed Again … Continued