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White nationalist Richard Spencer poses between interviews in College Station, Texas, on December 6, 2016. (AP Photo / David J. Phillip)
How to Interview a Nazi
Tony and Maria Hovater registered for their wedding at Target. During an interview at Applebee’s, she wore a sleeveless jean jacket and ordered the boneless wings. He likes Seinfeld and King of the Hill, and described his time playing with a metal band over a turkey sandwich at Panera Bread. Oh, and they’re both Nazis. He thinks Hitler was “chill” about Slavs and gays, and considers the claim that 6 million Jews were slaughtered during World War II “overblown.” She’s “pretty lined up” politically with him. The political party he helped establish sells swastikas online.


‘We had no idea when we launched Beyond the Blade that this would be one of the worst years for young knife fatalities on record.’
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Beyond the Blade: we finally know how many youths are killed by knives
The good news is we now have the facts. It is stunning that despite all the political capital spent, ink spilled and youth stopped and searched, we did not, until now, know how many children and teens were killed by knives.
The Guardian reporters Paul Lewis, Sabrina Siddiqui and Gary Younge recall their experiences of the real estate moguls unexpected victory: Everybody will remember where they were on the night Donald Trump was elected
One year on: reporting Trump's election night win – video
In a dramatic interview, the Guardian
Gary Younge interviews Richard Spencer: 'Africans have benefited from white supremacy' - video

 ‘There’s not many white Americans left. They’re a dying breed …’ a confederate flag on a Trump poster in North Carolina. Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters
My travels in white America – a land of anxiety, division and pockets of pain
Jeff Baxter’s enduring memory, from childhood, is the glow. Coming down over the hill overlooking the coke plant in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, the molten iron would make itself known – both as a vision and an aspiration. “It’s like the sun landed there,” says Baxter, a burly, bearded retiree, who achieved his boyhood dream of becoming a steelworker.
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