Tag: Southern Poverty Law Center

Report Details How Stephen Miller Shared Theories Favored by White Nationalists

WASHINGTON — A batch of leaked emails obtained by a civil rights advocacy group show that Stephen Miller, the White House adviser with a direct hand in shaping President Trump’s hard-line immigration policies, promoted theories popular with white nationalist groups to an editor at a prominent conservative publication before he joined the administration. The group, […]

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The Southern Poverty Law Center Is Unionizing After a Year of Scandals

On Thursday, workers at the Southern Poverty Law Center announced that they had formed a union. “Our mission,” the union’s organizing committee told VICE in an email, “is disrupting white supremacy, pursuing equity, building solidarity and uniting workers at SPLC.” The announcement comes after a tumultuous year for the nonprofit, in which both the co-founder […]

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Justice Dept. Newsletter to Immigration Judges Included an Extremist Blog Post

A Justice Department newsletter that is distributed to federal immigration judges and other employees contained a blog post this week from an extremist group that included an anti-Semitic reference, a national union for the judges said. The briefing is sent out daily by the department’s Executive Office for Immigration Review, which is responsible for adjudicating […]

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Twitter Has Started Researching Whether White Supremacists Belong on Twitter

Twitter is conducting in-house research to better understand how white nationalists and supremacists use the platform. The company is trying to decide, in part, whether white supremacists should be banned from the site or should be allowed to stay on the platform so their views can be debated by others, a Twitter executive told Motherboard. […]

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