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Feds Kill Suspect In Shooting Of Far-Right Activist

The Associated Press reports: A man suspected of fatally shooting a supporter of a right-wing group in Portland, Oregon, last week after a caravan of Donald Trump backers rode through downtown was killed Thursday as investigators moved in to arrest him, the U.S. Marshals Service said Friday. The man, Michael Forest Reinoehl, 48, was killed as a federal task force …

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Man Who Called Obama “A Skinny Ghetto Crackhead” Says Journalists Are “Assassinating” Trump’s Character

“Look, you had tens of thousands of stories. Ninety-nine percent of them were based on anonymous sources. What does that tell you? Why was it that there wasn’t anybody on the record in thousands of stories? “Because they didn’t have the sources. And so somebody sends something to them. You’re supposed to vet these things out. You know Journalism 101 …

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Geraldo Blames Media For Far-Right Lockdown Protests

“By addressing half of the American people and crafting everything they do, or say, opinion or news, for that half of the American people, they do a grave disservice. “The unrest that you see now, the populist unrest is a direct result of that dissembling, that lying, that partisan reportage. “They are not doing the job of communicating to the …

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Far-Right German Group Thwarted In Terror Spree Plot

The BBC reports: Members of a far-right group arrested in Germany were planning attacks on mosques, politicians and asylums seekers, local media report. The 12, allegedly belonging to Der harte Kern (The Hard Core), were detained on Friday. Another man believed to be a part of the group is still on the run, according to newspaper Welt am Sonntag. Germany …

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ITALY: Far-Right Anti-Immigrant Party Handed Setback

Courthouse News reports: Italy’s liberal and left-wing voters are letting out a collective sigh of relief after the country’s former interior minister and far-right leader Matteo Salvini was defeated Sunday in regional elections in Emilia-Romagna, a bastion of left-wing politics in Italy. Salvini, a far-right anti-immigrant politician, and his League party hoped a win in Emilia-Romagna would force Italy’s weak …

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Laura Loomer Rakes In US House Campaign Donations

The Daily Dot reports: Most people didn’t think for one second that Laura Loomer was a serious candidate for Congress. When she announced her candidacy in August, it seemed safe to assume she’d collect a few bucks from her loyal fans, get a tiny percentage of the vote, then disappear from the 21st Congressional district the moment ballots were counted. …

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SPAIN: Far-Right Anti-LGBT Party Surges In Election

Agence France-Presse reports: With its hard line against Catalan separatism, immigration and feminism, far-right party Vox was the big winner of Spain’s repeat general election on Sunday, surging into third place. The party won 52 seats — more than doubling the 24 it took during its April parliamentary debut in the most significant showing by a far-right faction since Spain’s …

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GEORGIA: Religious Extremists Storm Tbilisi Showing Of Gay Love Film, Dozens Arrested By Riot Police [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: Police in Georgia said on Saturday they had arrested more than 25 people after ultra-nationalist protesters attempting to derail the premiere of an award-winning movie about gay love clashed with security forces. A few hundred demonstrators blocked the road outside a cinema in the capital’s city center on Friday ahead of the first screening of “And Then We …

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GERMANY: Dresden Declares “Nazi Emergency” [VIDEO]

CNN International reports: The German city of Dresden has declared a “Nazi emergency” after years of “right-wing extremist, racist” activity in the city, a local councilor says. Dresden city councilors this week passed a resolution warning that the far-right was growing in strength in the eastern German city. “The word ‘Nazinotstand’ is an exaggerated formulation for the fact that there …

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Polish Nationalists Win Big After Anti-LGBT Campaign

Reuters reports: Poland’s ruling conservative nationalist party won parliamentary elections on Sunday, a result that likely will lead it to seek to exert even more control over the country’s judiciary and deepen a showdown with the European Union. Preliminary results showed the Law and Justice party won about 44% of the vote, giving it a majority in the 460-seat lower …

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UKRAINE: Far-Right Groups Protest Against President

The Associated Press reports: As police watched warily, far-right and nationalist groups protested Monday in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv, expressing anger at President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and his long-awaited peace plan for eastern Ukraine. Zelenskiy paid homage Monday to Ukrainians killed in the five-year conflict with Moscow-backed separatists, holding a moment of silence at a Kyiv monument. Later he will …

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“Non-Partisan” News Site Runs Secret Far-Right FB Page

The Daily Beast reports: The company behind the non-partisan news site RealClearPolitics has been secretly running a Facebook page filled with far-right memes and Islamophobic smears, The Daily Beast has learned. Called “Conservative Country,” the Facebook page was founded in 2014 and now boasts nearly 800,000 followers for its mix of Donald Trump hagiography and ultra-conservative memes. One recent post …

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Far-Right Unleashes Torrent Of Lies About Moderate Republicans For Daring To Even Faintly Criticize Trump

The Washington Post reports: In the conspiracy-obsessed echo chambers of conservative talk radio and far-right websites, Sen. Mitt Romney has some explaining to do — answering for ties to the Ukrainian gas company that put Joe Biden’s son on its board, and accounting for conversations with Nancy Pelosi about Republican support for impeaching President Trump. In reality, neither claim is …

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Bans On Election Meddling By Foreigners Stymies Steve Bannon’s Attempt To Promote Far-Right Across Europe

Oh, the irony. The Guardian reports: The former chief strategist to Donald Trump has spent months trying to recruit European parties to his Brussels-based group, the Movement, which he promised would operate as kind of a political consultancy for like-minded parties campaigning in the bloc-wide vote in May 2019. But the Guardian has established that Bannon would be barred or …

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BRAZIL: Anti-Gay Extremist Likely To Become President

The New York Times reports: A far-right candidate who has spoken fondly of Brazil’s onetime military dictatorship came close to an outright victory in the country’s presidential election on Sunday, as Brazilians expressed disgust with politics as usual and endorsed an iron-fisted approach to fighting crime and corruption. Voters delivered a first-round victory to Jair Bolsonaro, who had stunned the …

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Germany Thwarts Far-Right Terror Plot [VIDEO]

Deutsche Welle reports: Germany’s state prosecutor has ordered the arrest of six men charged with forming a far-right terror group known as “Revolution Chemnitz.” The men are accused of planning attacks on migrants in eastern Germany. Some 100 police officers raided several properties in the German states of Saxony and Bavaria early on Monday morning as part of an investigation …

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CROATIA: Catholic Church Mobilizes Thousands Of Far-Right Extremists Against Same-Sex Marriage [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Thousands of Croatian far-right supporters marched Saturday in downtown Zagreb to protest an international convention they said indirectly legalizes gay marriages and gives rights to transgender people. The protesters sang patriotic songs and chanted slogans against Croatia’s centre-right government, which last week approved the Istanbul convention that was adopted by the Council of Europe in 2011, …

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