Monday, August 21, 2017

DOMESTIC TERRORISM - Extremism in America

"White nationalists see violent Charlottesville rally as successful turning point" PBS NewsHour 8/14/2017

IMO:  These 'people' (using the term very loosely) are American traitors.


SUMMARY:  The national fallout continues after three people died and multiple people were injured in the chaos of a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday.  The NewsHour's PJ Tobia and Mark Scialla join Hari Sreenivasan to discuss why many see the rally as a turning point, as well as to offer a look at the “Antifa” counter-protesters.

"How should U.S. address white supremacist extremism?" PBS NewsHour 8/14/2017


SUMMARY:  Hari Sreenivasan takes a deep look at the nation's divide following Saturday's deadly incident during a white nationalist rally held in Charlottesville, Virginia, as well as what the Trump administration needs to do with Vanita Gupta of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and George Selim, a former Department of Homeland Security official.

"Scenes from Charlottesville invoke racist legacy in the present day" PBS NewsHour 8/15/2017


SUMMARY:  The violent events in Charlottesville, where white supremacist groups came out of the shadows, seem to have brought rising American tensions over race and racism to a head.  Hari Sreenivasan gets perspectives from Leonard Pitts Jr. of The Miami Herald, Carol Anderson of Emory University, and Mark Potok a former senior fellow at the Southern Poverty Law Center.

"Trump's Charlottesville response not in line with majority of Americans, poll shows" PBS NewsHour 8/16/2017


SUMMARY:  As politicians and influential business leaders weigh in on President Trump's comments on Charlottesville, how is the American public responding?  Political correspondent Lisa Desjardins joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss a new PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist poll about the clashes and the President's comments, how lawmakers of his own party are speaking out, plus Confederate statues at the Capitol.

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