Tag: Charlottesville

Charlottesville Is Taking Down Racist Statue That Sparked Its Deadly Rally

A statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee is covered in red paint Sunday, June 28, 2020 in Charlottesville, Va. (Erin Edgerton/The Daily Progress via AP) Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. Nearly four years after hundreds of right-wing extremists marched in Charlottesville, two Confederate statues, one that sparked […]

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A New “War on Terrorism” Is the Wrong Way to Fight Domestic Extremists

Gebert’s case presents its own challenges, but his ability to retain a top-secret security clearance raises serious concerns about the process by which investigations are carried out. It’s especially worrying given that some members of the national security infrastructure have suggested such exhaustive background checks as a means of rooting out far-right extremists in the […]

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A New “War on Terrorism” Is the Wrong Way to Fight Domestic Extremists

Gebert’s case presents its own challenges, but his ability to retain a top-secret security clearance raises serious concerns about the process by which investigations are carried out. It’s especially worrying given that some members of the national security infrastructure have suggested such exhaustive background checks as a means of rooting out far-right extremists in the […]

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