#DC

  • Climate Protesters Take DC Streets Again, Target Banks Funding Fossil Fuels

    September 27, 2019
    Washington, DC – After Monday’s #ShutDownDC protests that blocked traffic in the USA’s capital, climate activists are again taking to the streets. A march during rush hour on Friday morning is targeting banks and institutions that activists say support the fossil fuel companies causing climate…...
  • Protesters Swarm DC, Demand End to Climate Inaction

    September 26, 2019
    Washington, DC – The morning of Monday, September 23, traffic across DC was brought to a standstill as roving groups of protesters blocked dozens of intersections. The decentralized, swarm-style direct action was called by the coalition ‘Shut Down DC‘, and sought to force political elites…...
  • Direct Actions Disrupt DC to Demand Climate Action

    September 23, 2019
    Washington, DC – Decentralized climate protest actions plan to “block key infrastructure to stop business-as-usual” in the US capitol today to demand politicians take action to address climate change. Groups that announced plans to carry out disruptions and protests across DC include Black Lives Matter…...
  • Exposed: State Department Official Posted in Nazi Charlottesville Chats

    August 7, 2019
    Washington, DC – Today, an investigation by reporter Michael Hayden for the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)’s Hatewatch revealed that US State Department official Matthew Q. Gebert has been active in the neo-nazi movement over the last several years. Leaked Discord chat logs obtained by…...
  • Far-Right Rally Fizzles in Washington, DC

    July 7, 2019
    Washington, D.C. –  A rally organized by numerous far-right figures, including Laura Loomer and Milo Yiannopoulos, failed to organize more than a few hundred people, with approximately 500 – 700 antiracist counter protesters rallying against them. Although the organizers billed the event on Saturday, July…...
  • Slouching Towards The Ethnostate: Inside The American Identity Movement

    July 4, 2019
    Washington, DC –  Earlier this year, the neo-nazi group Identity Evropa (IE), known for organizing the deadly Unite The Right rally in Charlottesville, rebranded itself the ‘American Identity Movement’ (AmIM). By adopting generic patriotic imagery and conservative rhetoric, the group has sought to build a…...
  • Neo-Nazi Group Identity Evropa Using Cash App to Raise Funds

    May 13, 2019
    Washington, DC – Unicorn Riot has confirmed that the alt-right neo-Nazi group Identity Evropa, operating through its new front group the American Identity Movement, is using the payment processor Cash App to receive funds. [Editorial note: Identity Evropa and the American Identity Movement are proven…...
  • “Americans of European Heritage Exclusively”: Identity Evropa Front Group Meetings Leaked

    April 27, 2019
    Washington, DC – Identity Evropa, the largest neo-Nazi organization in the United States, recently renamed itself the American Identity Movement. The name change came after reporting by Unicorn Riot exposed over a year of internal chat logs from inside Identity Evropa, leading to journalists and…...
  • Identity Evropa Struggles To Gain Footing After Rebranding as Patriot Group

    April 11, 2019
    Washington, DC – A month ago, Unicorn Riot published internal chat records from Identity Evropa, one of the largest and most active alt-right/neo-Nazi groups in the United States. Since then, the group has rebranded itself as the so-called ‘American Identity Movement’. The group’s leader, Patrick…...
  • Identity Evropa’s Neo-Nazi Organizing Plans Revealed In New Leaks

    March 8, 2019
    Burkesville, KY – Today, while Identity Evropa scrambles to respond to Unicorn Riot’s exclusive leak of their main Discord server, we are publishing additional Discord and Slack chats used by the neo-Nazi group. The latest Identity Evropa leak published today includes several Discord servers such…...