Mark Potok

Editor, Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligence Report

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Director of the Intelligence Project at the Southern Poverty Law Center, based in Montgomery, Alabama, and editor of its Intelligence Report

Mark Potok on KCRW

More than 100 Jewish community centers and schools nationwide have  faced bomb threats . The FBI is  investigating , but so far have not identified a suspect.

Bomb threats to Jewish centers stir up fears over heightened anti-Semitism

More than 100 Jewish community centers and schools nationwide have faced bomb threats . The FBI is investigating , but so far have not identified a suspect.

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Janet Reno, the nation’s first female attorney general, died this morning from complications of Parkinson's Disease.

How 90s right-wing extremism echoes in today's politics

Janet Reno, the nation’s first female attorney general, died this morning from complications of Parkinson's Disease.

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LaVoy Finicum, one of the armed protesters occupying a wildlife refuge in Burns, Oregon, during the past two months was killed yesterday afternoon in a police confrontation.

Oregon Militia Movement Leads to Tragedy

LaVoy Finicum, one of the armed protesters occupying a wildlife refuge in Burns, Oregon, during the past two months was killed yesterday afternoon in a police confrontation.

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