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By George Michael

This e-book examines the reaction to right-wing extremism within the US from either the govt. and non-governmental corporations. It offers an in depth portrait of the modern severe correct within the US together with interviews with numerous of the movement's major figures from teams corresponding to the Ku Klux Klan, Militias, American Renaissance and the White Aryan Resistance. the writer additionally explains how the actions of those racist teams were curbed a result of campaigning efforts of anti-racist and anti-fascist watchdogs who've helped to form and impression executive coverage.

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138 The purpose of these “outings” is to shame the targeted subject among his neighbors and family members in such a way to dissuade him from continuing his extremist activities. 139 The ARA sees itself as willing to do the dirty work by confronting their opponents directly in the streets. This sets them apart from the more established watchdog groups. Often ARA members are a bit contemptuous of their more established counterparts for this reason. Todd Ferguson explains: We cooperate with a host of other anti-racist organizations whenever possible.

117 Finally, insofar as there are no other major regional watchdog groups in the Midwest, it is geographically well placed to fill a void in that part of the country. 118 The internet-based watchdog groups The Nizkor Project The Nizkor Project 119 is a Canadian based website that was created by Ken McVay to counter the claims of the so-called Holocaust revisionist historians. McVay was so angered by the proliferation of revisionist material on the web that he decided to create an internet archive of Holocaust-related materials, which now consists of literally thousands of documents and is estimated to the largest of such archives on the World Wide Web.

Either they come and use our library like anyone else, which happens extremely rarely, or we request that they subpoena the information or subpoena the individual. And, I’ve been subpoenaed more by defense counsels…. Other than that, there is no relationship with law enforcement, which is extremely different from the Anti-Defamation League and the Southern Poverty Law Center… I co-wrote an op-ed in The New York Times that was critical of the ADL. And I’ve been on the record as having some differences of opinion with a number of the watchdog groups for many years.

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