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As white nationalist movement faltered in U.S. over the last year, Gab remained one of its safe harbors

Scrutiny is already falling on Gab, a social-media service that has served as a safe harbor for white nationalists at a time when the movement has faltered under intense internal …

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Charlottesville denies permit for event marking anniversary of supremacist rally

Charlottesville, Virginia, officials Monday denied a request to hold a rally in August marking the first anniversary of a protest by white supremacists that turned violent, saying it would endanger …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 12:18 p.m.

20 years ago, Gonzaga took up the study of hate

A Gonzaga institute that was the first to study hate holds an international conference next weekend.

Congressman suggests Charlottesville instigated by the left

Republican Rep. Paul Gosar is suggesting a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville was instigated by “the left” and backed by billionaire George Soros.

Fifty detained as anti-Semitic group marches in Swedish city

Police said at least 50 people were detained Saturday during a right-wing demonstration in Sweden’s second-largest city that left one police officer and several others injured.

Anti-fascist heroines then and now

The history of resistance to fascism is worth recalling at this critical moment in U.S. politics, and also at this time of the Jewish High Holy Days, Rosh Hashana and …

Outside View: Hate speech abhorrent; banning it worse

The moment Americans empower the government to tell them what they can and cannot say, our nation and its cherished democratic principles will be doomed.

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 10:13 p.m.

Veterans of Spokane region’s civil rights confrontations wary of resurgent racism

Longtime activists who have spent decades fighting hate and discrimination in the Spokane region believe President Donald Trump’s response to Charlottesville has empowered white supremacists.

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 3:13 p.m.

Charlottesville mayor calls for swift removal of Lee statue

The mayor of Charlottesville on Friday called for an emergency meeting of state lawmakers to confirm the city’s right to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, saying …

Mother of slain protester says she won’t talk to Trump

The mother of a woman who was killed while protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, said Friday that she won’t talk to President Donald Trump because of comments …

The day 30,000 white supremacists in KKK robes marched in the nation’s capital

The Ku Klux Klan was at the height of its popularity when more than 30,000 members – racists and anti-Semites marching 22 abreast and 14 rows deep – paraded down …

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 9:53 a.m.

Defiant Trump again blames “both sides” in Virginia protest

President Donald Trump defiantly blamed “both sides” for the weekend violence between white supremacists and counterdemonstrators in Virginia, seeking to rebuff the widespread criticism of his handling of the emotionally-charged …

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 11:32 a.m.

McConnell slams bigotry as GOP grapples with Trump’s remarks

The Senate’s top Republican is condemning what he’s calling the “messages of hate and bigotry” carried by the KKK and white supremacist groups.

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 10:44 p.m.

Otter condemns violent white supremacy, calls on Labrador to do the same – and Labrador does

Asked about the racist violence in Charlottesville, Virgina, Gov. Butch Otter on Tuesday recalled Idaho’s own experience with neo-Nazi white supremacists, when the Aryan Nations was headquartered in North Idaho …

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 10:20 p.m.

Crapo, Simpson, Risch condemn racist violence; Labrador stays mum

Three of the four members of Idaho’s all-GOP congressional delegation have spoken out strongly against the violence in Charlottesville over the weekend, condemning racism and white supremacy as counter to …

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 12:56 p.m.

Trump names hate groups, denouncing Charlottesville violence

Under relentless pressure, President Donald Trump on Monday named and condemned “repugnant” hate groups and declared that “racism is evil” in a far more forceful statement than he’d made earlier …

Movie review: ‘Green Room’ might be the punk horror movie you never knew you always wanted

“Green Room” just might be the kind of punk horror movie you never knew you always wanted, catalyzing disparate elements into a heady, bloody, loud stew of horror macerated with …

Editorial: Bomb arrest underscores importance of vigilance

The Inland Northwest can be thankful that an arrest has been made in the case of the backpack bomb placed near the Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade route. It’s …