November 7, 2018

Even the FBI Thinks Police Have Links to White Supremacists — but Don’t Tell the New York Times

OVER THE WEEKEND, the New York Times Magazine published a lengthy and in-depth piece on how U.S. law enforcement has willfully ignored the threat of white supremacist extremism for decades. The author, Janet Reitman, takes an ostensibly deep dive into how law enforcement — particularly federal agencies — has neglected the growth of the violent far right, in part owing to Republican political agenda setting. For a story framed around a “blind spot,” though, the piece itself is hobbled by an egregious case of sightlessness.

The Times tells a story about law enforcement failing and struggling to deal with white supremacy. Read more.

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Related,
- U.S. Law Enforcement Failed to See the Threat of White Nationalism. Now They Don’t Know How to Stop It. - NY Times
US hate crimes: White extremism on the rise (video) - Al Jazeera

NCTV: rechts-extremisme gevaar voor Nederlandse maatschappij - NOS
Zes rechts-extremisten opgepakt voor beramen aanslag op Macron - NOS

Twitteralternatief Gab was toevluchtsoord voor extreemrechts - NOS
Extreemrechts in Nederland is 'what you see is what you get' - NOS

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