Saturday, March 25

 Donald Trump’s Rise Has Coincided With an Explosion of Hate Groups

"Two Indian immigrants in Kansas shot by a man hurling anti-Muslim insults. Bomb threats and vandalism menacing Jewish community centers. Children bullying classmates of color with pro-Trump taunts. With reports like these erupting across the country, you wouldn’t be alone in suspecting that America was becoming a more hateful place, or that our current administration might have something to do with it. But now we also have some statistics to illuminate the apparent feedback loop between Pennsylvania Avenue policies and Main Street violence. According to the Southern Poverty Law Center’s (SPLC) annual census of 'extremist' groups, 'The number of hate groups in the United States rose for a second year in a row in 2016 as the radical right was energized by the candidacy of Donald Trump.' ..."
The Nation
Rolling Stone: Trump the Destroyer
Intelligence Report, Southern Poverty Law Center
The “Trump Effect” - Southern Poverty Law Center (Video)
[PDF] The Trump Effect - Southern Poverty Law Center
Ten Days After: Harassment and Intimidation in the Aftermath of the Election - Southern Poverty Law Center

2017 January: Hate Map | Southern Poverty Law Center