Jan talks with investigative journalist and contributor to the Center for Media and Democracy, Alex Kotch about an number of his investigations, including secret $1.5M Christian Right donations to white nationalist hate groups, the right-wing Council for National Policy’s efforts to invalidate elections with policy letters for state legislators to use to suggest election problems, […]
Earlier this month, the story broke that border patrol agents were participating in a secret Facebook group where they joked about the death of migrants, made racist comments about members of Congress, and posted vulgar and offensive images. But it turns out that this was only the tip of the iceberg. A team of reporters […]
Hate groups and hate crimes are on the rise in Wisconsin, the state loses money after killing its Medicaid fraud whistleblower law, and more flawed hair-sample tests cast doubts on the guilt of convicts doing time in Wisconsin prisons. The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism’s Dee Hall joins Eight O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing by […]
The domestic terrorism in Charlottesville, Virginia, has brought important conversations on white supremacy and hate groups to national news. Esty Dinur hosts an open line featuring listener reactions to the recent events.
Twelve different hate groups came together this weekend in Virginia, resulting in one death and injuries to many others. Lecia Brooks, Director of Outreach from the Southern Poverty Law Center, talks with Jan Miyasaki about these groups, seemingly emboldened by the Trump presidency.