How White Supremacist Ideology & Conspiracies Have Fueled U.S. Domestic Terror & Hateful Violence

How White Supremacist Ideology & Conspiracies Have Fueled U.S. Domestic Terror & Hateful Violence
How White Supremacist Ideology & Conspiracies Have Fueled U.S. Domestic Terror & Hateful Violence

https://democracynow.org – Domestic terror swept the country last week, when a white gunman stormed a peaceful synagogue in Pittsburgh, killing 11 peaceful worshipers in what has been described as the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history. The attack came a day after an avid Trump supporter in Florida was arrested and charged with mailing bombs to more than a dozen of the president’s prominent critics, and three days after a white gunman fatally shot two African Americans at a grocery store shortly after trying and failing to enter a black church. We speak with Lois Beckett, a senior reporter for The Guardian covering gun policy, criminal justice and the far right in the United States. “The shooter in Pittsburgh was not just anti-Semitic,” Beckett says. “He had been radicalized by white supremacist ideology.”

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