Long before the attempted coup by his supporters, Trump fanned the flames of white supremacy and domestic terrorism.
David Neiwert is an investigative journalist based in Seattle. He is a staff writer for Daily Kos, and a longtime contributor to the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Intelligence Project. He is also the author of numerous books, including Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump, as well as And Hell Followed With Her: Crossing the Dark Side of the American Border, winner of the 2014 International Latino Book Award for Nonfiction. His work has appeared in the Washington Post, the American Prospect, Salon, and numerous other publications.
Domestic terror in the age of Trump
A new database of domestic terror incidents shows attacks by far-right extremists have become far more lethal since Donald Trump became president.
Far-right extremists have hatched far more terror plots than anyone else in recent years
An analysis of nine years of domestic terrorism incidents by The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute and Reveal has found a very different pict
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How we analyzed domestic terror incidents
Through public databases and Freedom of Information Act requests, we collected primary court and law enforcement documents for almost every incident a
Interactive: 9 years of homegrown terror
President Donald Trump says that “radical Islamic terrorism” is the biggest threat to the U.S. Yet the majority of recent domestic terrorism incidents come from far-right perpetrators.