Tag Archives: Wade Michael Page

US Tracker 28.11.12

NWCN.com: “An infamous protégé of Aryan Nations founder Richard Butler is expanding his Neo-Nazi empire in Bonner County…. 33-year-old Shaun Winkler purchased 17 acres of land in the Hoodoo Mountains with plans to build a new Aryan Nations compound for himself and his followers.” Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: “The Southern Poverty Law Center issued a report Tuesday […]

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US Tracker 21.11.12

Mother Jones: Tea Party standard-bearer Congressman Allen West has finally conceded in his race against Democrat Patrick Murphy. The Florida congressman, representing portions of South Florida, refused to admit defeat for nearly two weeks after the Nov. 6th election. A judge rejected West’s requests for a full recount in St. Lucie County, and as his […]

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US Tracker 22.10.12

BBC News: “A number of people are feared to have been shot at a spa in Brookfield, Wisconsin, US media report. A large number of police arrived at the Azana spa after witnesses said they saw a man with a gun shooting.” Police have identified the man as Radcliffe F. Haughton, 45. New York Times: […]

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US Tracker 11.09.12

Mother Jones: Republican Rep. Walter Jones of North Carolina appeared on a radio programme hosted by two avowed white supremacists. The show has been condemned by groups like the Anti-Defamation League and Southern Poverty Law Center for promoting racist, homophobic, and anti-Semitic beliefs. Jones is the first member of Congress to appear on the programme. Daily Kos: […]

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America’s New Revolutionaries

In the past few weeks we have heard and read a lot about RaHoWa, the fictional Racial Holy War that white supremacists proclaim mostly in songs and on Internet forums like Stormfront. This relatively obscure and murky world was brought into the media spotlight after the horrific shooting in the Sikh temple in Wisconsin by […]

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Extremis Project (beta) launch covered in Huffington Post UK

The (beta) launch of Extremis Project has attracted the interest of Huffington Post UK. Dr Matthew Goodwin and Anthony Painter are both quoted. Goodwin says: Put simply, we know a lot about al-Qaeda inspired terrorism but very little about the dynamics of violence on the extreme right-wing. This is one reason why we launched the […]

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Wisconsin’s massacre and the need for a closer look

The perpetrator of the latest mass shooting in the United States has been compared to Timothy McVeigh and Anders Breivik. But a closer understanding of his motives and actions is needed before making this connection, says Cas Mudde. This post was first published over at Open Democracy. The United States has in the past month […]

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Wade Michael Page and the rise of violent far-right extremism

The man who opened fire in a Sikh temple in Wisconsin was not just a crazed loner, but a vocal neo-Nazi – in fact, his white supremacist ideology reflected a growing form of extremism that expresses its strength through violence rather than at the ballot box On Saturday 28 July 2012, Wade Michael Page walked […]

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Authorities Chose to Look the Other Way

One of the most troubling aspects of the mass murder of Sikhs near Milwaukee last week is that the man who carried it out was well known to groups like the Southern Poverty Law Center that monitor the radical right. The shooter, Wade Michael Page, had long been a fixture on the white supremacist music […]

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