Federal authorities on Wednesday issued a permit to a politically conservative group for a Saturday afternoon rally in San Francisco that local officials fear could turn violent.
By Paul Elias, Associated Press
At the “Boston Free Speech Rally,” thousands of counter-protesters eclipsed a small group of far-right marchers on Saturday. The gathering took place just one week after a deadly white nationalist protest in Charlottesville, Virginia. Phillip Martin, WGBH senior investigative reporter,…
By PBS NewsHour
After the violent “Unite the Right” white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last Saturday, the “alt-right” has come under renewed scrutiny. Its ideology rejects Jewish people, people of color, LGBTQ people and immigrants, and is dominated by white men --…
By PBS NewsHour
The phrase "alt-left" originated on a conspiracy theory-pushing website. How did it make its way into President Trump's remarks on Charlottesville?…
By Elizabeth Flock
By Laura Santhanam, Erica R. Hendry, Joshua Barajas and Iman Smith
Here are five stories that provide some insight into what’s happening outside the Capitol.
By Joshua Barajas, Iman Smith, Erica R. Hendry and Vanessa Dennis
These stories that were buried in last week's political news are worth your time.
With the election of Donald Trump, racist groups of all stripes are hoping their message will be more widely accepted. But will they actually go mainstream? The NewsHour's P.J. Tobia sits down with Richard Spencer, a leader of the so-called…
By Bill Barrow and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
Donald Trump's disavowal of white supremacists who have cheered his election hasn't quieted concerns about the movement's impact on his White House.
President-elect Donald Trump met with The New York Times for an on-the-record conversation on Tuesday. During the session, Mr. Trump disavowed the alt-right but defended Stephen Bannon, said he didn’t want to hurt Hillary Clinton and said he might not…
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