James Alex Fields Jr., a self-professed neo-Nazi, has been called "the face of violent white supremacy in our country."
This is a worldview that reinforces a contempt for human rights in the name of financial expediency and the cynical pursuit of political power.
Three members of the Rise Above Movement, including its leader, face charges connected to incidents in California as well as at the August 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va.
An updated order emphasizes that participating in white supremacist groups is prohibited and calls on service members to report those who violate the policy.
Thousands of demonstrators jeer a handful of white nationalists who were marking the anniversary of a violent confrontation in Charlottesville, Va., in which Heather Heyer was killed. Speaking in Charlottesville, her mother said, "There's so much healing to do."
On the eve of the first anniversary of the deadly violence in Virginia, and a day before a new white nationalist rally in Washington, D.C., Truthdig is reposting Michael Nigro's acclaimed photo essay of the 2017 demonstration. He was the first person struck by an automobile driven into the crowd there.
Fighting breaks out during Charlie Kirk's speech at Colorado State University when a masked group chanting Nazi slogans wades into a crowd of demonstrators.
Educators have a particular responsibility to address the growing assault on democracy under President Trump.
The Truthdig columnist sits down with Tyrel Ventura and Tabetha Wallace to discuss violence between the "alt-right" and anti-fascist ("antifa") movements.