Heidi Beirich

Heidi Beirich appears in the following:

Tracking American Hate, From the Nazis to the Nationalists

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The number of hate groups in the U.S. rose for a second year in a row in 2016 as the radical right was energized by Donald Trump, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.

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Charleston & The Fight Against Domestic Terrorism

Friday, June 19, 2015

The mass murder of nine people at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina is a crime that combines some of our nation's worst collective nightmares. 

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How Hate Speech and Extremism Went Mainstream

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The number of hate groups in America is on the decline, but there is a growing trend of extremist ideology making its way into mainstream politics.

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Oslo Attacks

Monday, July 25, 2011

Heidi Beirich, director of research at the Southern Poverty Law Center, and New York Times reporter, Scott Shane, walk us through items from the Oslo suspect's manifesto - specifically the references to American bloggers and writers who have warned about the threat from Islam for years now.

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Militia Matters

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

The Southern Poverty Law Center's director of research, Heidi Beirich, and John Avlon, author of Wingnuts: How the Lunatic Fringe is Hijacking America, talk about the Hutaree militia and its place in the American militia movement.

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