Richard Spencer

  • Tennessee Homeland Security Analyst: Violent Neo-Nazis “Not The Issue”

    April 27, 2018
    Knoxville, TN – Emails obtained by Unicorn Riot through public records requests show conversations between law enforcement monitoring events concerning the now-defunct neo-Nazi Traditionalist Worker Party, or TWP. An email thread we received from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation shows a loose timeline of various…...
  • Leaked: A Year Inside The Failed Neo-Nazi Traditionalist Worker Party

    April 5, 2018
    Paoli, IN – One of the most prominent neo-nazi factions in America, the Traditionalist Worker Party (TWP) was led by Matthew Heimbach, a camera-friendly rising star in the far-right lecture circuit who had once trained with mainstream conservative think tanks. Founded in 2013, the TWP…...
  • “We’re Americans, And We’re Fascists”: Inside Patriot Front

    March 5, 2018
    Lansing, MI – As white nationalist Richard Spencer is scheduled to speak at Michigan State University on Monday, March 5, far-right, neo-Nazi and “alt-right” factions have been arriving in the area ahead of his event. One such group is Patriot Front, which was formed after…...
  • Discord Logs Show Neo-Nazi Agenda Behind ‘Anti-Communist Action’

    November 1, 2017
    Charlottesville, VA – In the months since the Unite The Right rally led to the death of Heather Heyer and triggered a massive backlash, new details about groups involved continue to surface. One of the Nazi-affiliated groups behind Unite The Right, Anti-Communist Action (‘Anticom’ for…...
  • Richard Spencer Shouted Down At UF Campus; Ends Event Early

    October 20, 2017
    Gainesville, FL – Thousands of protesters converged outside the Phillips Center on University of Florida campus early Thursday afternoon ahead of the scheduled private speaking event booked by Richard Spencer and his white supremacist National Policy Institute. Hundreds of police were also on hand, as…...
  • Anticom Discord Server Shows Months of Neo-Nazi Incitement

    October 18, 2017
    Charlottesville, VA – Over two months after the murder of Heather Heyer at the neo-nazi Unite The Right rally on August 12, the broader neo-fascist “alt-right” movement has generally become fractured, due to external pressures, de-platforming and infighting. Recent attempts to hold white supremacist rallies…...
  • Richard Spencer’s Bodyguard “Caerulus Rex” Exposed as Member of National Guard

    October 17, 2017
    Grand Bay, AL – Since he was punched in the face on January 20 outside President Trump’s inauguration, white supremacist Richard Spencer has rarely been seen in public without a team of bodyguards. He appears to have been hand-picking young men enthusiastic about neo-Nazi politics…...
  • Groups Behind Unite The Right Sued For “Illegal Paramilitary Activity”

    October 15, 2017
    Charlottesville, VA – On Thursday, October 12, the Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection (ICAP) at Georgetown Law School filed a criminal complaint in Virginia state court against a list of organizations and individuals. The legal filing seeks to enjoin a variety of groups involved…...
  • Florida Prepares Statewide Police Resources To Defend Neo-Nazi Richard Spencer

    October 10, 2017
    UPDATE (Wednesday, October 18, 2017): An anonymous source has contacted Unicorn Riot and provided us with two images that show planned police deployments to protect the Richard Spencer event at University of Florida campus on the 19th. Our source told us that these maps do…...
  • Charlotte: Emails Show Confusion Over Cancelled Nazi Torch Rally

    October 3, 2017
    Charlotte, NC – Through a records request sent to the office of Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts, Unicorn Riot obtained emails regarding the recently cancelled neo-Nazi ‘torch rally’ that had been scheduled for December 28. Of the 20 emails we received, 14 were sent by Charlotte…...