I really appreciated CityLab’s second deep dive into my efforts to track far-right intimidation related to the resurgence of BLM protests around the country.
Check it out here:
Tracking the Shifting Shape of Far-Right Political Violence
By Laura Bliss and Marie Patino
The 13 men arrested last week for plotting to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer had discussed murdering “tyrants” and trying Whitmer for “treason,” according to court documents. Under the auspices of two self-declared militia groups, they surveilled the governor’s vacation home and had plans to set off a bomb to misdirect law enforcement and to storm the Michigan statehouse, killing police officers and other officials. They face a host of terrorism, conspiracy and weapons charges.