From Highbrow magazine, Keli Goff on the disturbing rise in hate group activities as elections neared. From The Village Coice, John Surico on how the racist Tweet war against Obama comes to New York. From the John Birch Society’s The New American, James Heiser on how Obama’s reelection is boosting gun stocks and sales. A review of State of White Supremacy: Racism, Governance, and the United States. From e-flux, John Miller on the politics of hate in the USA (in 3 parts). From, are military hate groups on the rise? Ward Carroll investigates. Season Butler reviews Irregular Army: How the US Military Recruited Neo-Nazis, Gang Members, and Criminals to Fight the War on Terror by Matt Kennard. Khaled A Beydoun on how white supremacy is the new national security threat. Robert Killian risked his life to infiltrate the violent subculture of neo-Nazis in Florida; in the end, it cost him dearly. Federal agents arrest dozens of members of the white supremacist Aryan Brotherhood of Texas and charged them with murder, kidnapping, racketeering and conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and cocaine.