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  • White Nationalist Groups Are Splitting Over Gay Inclusion

    By Shane Burley, Truthout | News Analysis

    (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Lauren Walker / Truthout)(Image: Jared Rodriguez / Lauren Walker / Truthout)

    Although white nationalists typically believe that homosexuality and gender nonconformity are social diseases that undermine "true" Western culture, some leaders of the white nationalist "alt-right" movement have been extending a provisional welcome to gay white supremacists in an attempt to swell their movement with younger members. Disagreements over this issue are creating unexpected fractures within some fascist groups.

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  • Sudden Enemies of the State: Criminalized Juggalos Find Common Cause With Socialists

    Sudden Enemies of the State: Criminalized Juggalos Find Common Cause With Socialists

    By Sarah Jaffe, Truthout | Interview

    When the Juggalos -- mostly working-class fans of the band Insane Clown Posse -- marched in Washington, DC, to protest their criminalization as a "gang," the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), who are opposed to the police state and prisons, came out to support them. It was an opportunity to demonstrate solidarity with people newly politicized by their treatment as outcasts, says Allison Hrabar of Metro DC DSA. 

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  • Analyzing the 5.5 Million Pounds of Air Pollutants Released in Texas After Harvey

    Analyzing the 5.5 Million Pounds of Air Pollutants Released in Texas After Harvey

    By Janine Jackson, FAIR | Interview

    As Texas continues to reel under the effects of Harvey, it's been noted that besides massive flooding, some communities were also faced with dangerous chemicals released into the air by refineries and petrochemical plants. How did that happen, and what can prevent it from happening again? Shaye Wolf, climate science director for the Center for Biological Diversity, discusses her own investigations into the issue.

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