Joseph Thomas, a 42-year-old Mendota Heights resident, had a sick notion of how he could get America talking about immigration issues.According to a federal affidavit obtained yesterday by the Associated Press, Thomas told an undercover agent he wanted to steal a pickup truck, fill it with oil and g ... More >>
The Southern Poverty Law Center recently released its annual "Hate Map" which identifies over 1,000 groups all over the U.S. that it considers to be hate groups.Debuting this year is the Champlain-based group Parents Action League, which testified at many Anoka-Hennepin school board meetings agai ... More >>
Select Comfort pulls the plug
It probably wasn't the sort of showing members of the Supreme White Alliance had in mind, but really, what else did they expect? Eleven members of the white supremacist group took part in an anti-Un-Fair Campaign march in downtown Duluth on Saturday morning, only to be vastly outnumbered by count ... More >>
This Saturday should be an interesting one up in Duluth.Backers of the Un-Fair Campaign's controversial "It's hard to see racism when you're white" billboards have scheduled a pro-racial-justice counter-rally set to happen concurrently with a white nationalist group's pro-white rally.The racial j ... More >>
Phil Cleary is a young conservative activist, who decided he wanted to push literature for an anti-immigration group called "Youth for Western Civilization." Blair Moses is a young radical who decided he wanted to wear a shirt bearing the face of Huey P. Newton, founder of the Black Panthers.This ... More >>
Dan Devine: He can't stop the Nazis, but he can despise them.The mayor of West Allis, Wisconsin can't legally do anything to stop the white supremacist rally that's going to be held there tomorrow. But in the spirit of the same First Amendment that lets those creeps hold their little march, the m ... More >>
Bryan Fischer says President Obama can't possibly be a ChristianMichele Bachmann joined the political chorus last week in denouncing the nutty Florida pastor who threatened to hold a book-buring party fueled by Qurans on 9/11. "Reprehensible," she said. But look who she's appearing with th ... More >>
Photo: TMAB2003Dangerous weaponry in AustinSo Matthew Novak and Naomi Snoozy decide they're going to do the honorable thing and confront a handful of neo-Nazis at one of those typically tiny little racist rallies that draw more protesters and TV cameras than actual Hitler wannabees. The prot ... More >>
What happens when you put four neo-Nazis, 200 counter-protesters, 20 journalists, and 10 cops on a street? Not much.
MLK Day commemorates more than the man. Visit the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change. Listen to some of this music. (Download "Something to Think About" here.) Then read Taylor Branch, from a speech just published in The Nation:[June 21, 1964] was the first night of Freedom S ... More >>
Readers respond to "Skinheads at Forty"
Twenty years after their heyday, the anti-racist Baldies recount the rise and fall of a notorious Twin Cities scene
A two-year-old brawl has south Minneapolis's most prominent gym on the ropes
More than any other group, the Posse Comitatus sounded the call for revolution in farm country.