Organizer of Neo-Nazi Rally Tweets That Death of Heather Heyer Was 'Payback Time' [Updated]

Jason Kessler, the organizer of last weekend’s neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville and a former contributor to the Daily Caller, tweeted overnight that the death of Heather Heyer was “payback time.” Response in the white nationalist community was mixed, with some distancing themselves from Kessler, others applauding his…

Tech Companies Race to Finally Enforce Policies After Charlottesville Violence [Updated]

Nearly all the major technology services we’ve come to rely on have been negligent in enforcing their own user protection guidelines. Repeated calls to act on the Terms of Service these companies outlined for themselves without any meaningful response has arguably emboldened the worst elements taking root on them—with…

The 'Dude You're Getting a Dell' Guy Condemns Trump's Excuses for Nazis

Ben Curtis, aka the “Dude, you’re getting a Dell” guy, served as Dell Computer’s pitchman for years and remains one of the most iconic symbols of the company. On Tuesday, Dell CEO Michael Dell insisted on remaining part of a (now-dissolved) presidential council while many others resigned in protest following Trump’s…

Even Neo-Nazis Are Surprised by Trump's Latest Charlottesville Comments [Updated]

Since the deadly gathering in Charlottesville, where torch-wielding neo-Nazis faced off against counter-protesters, the president has pinned blame for the bloodshed on “many sides.” During a press conference on Tuesday, Trump drew false equivalence between a non-existent “alt-left” and the pathetic aberrations who…

President Trump on Murder at White Supremacist Rally: 'I Think There's Blame on Both Sides'

Speaking to a room of stunned reporters on Tuesday, President Trump doubled down on his belief that the violence in Charlottesville this weekend was as much the responsibility of the “alt left” as neo-Nazis. Point for point, Trump repeated popular alt-right and far right talking points on the events, equating…

White Supremacists Are Crowdsourcing a Lawsuit Against Charlottesville for Allegedly Violating Their Rights

This weekend, at the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, a horde of Nazis, white supremacists, neo-Confederate militiamen and other members of the so-called alt-right ran rampant, brawling in the streets and toting a veritable arsenal of weaponry. One alleged member of a neo-Nazi group called…