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Past articles by Kelly:

Son of Far-Right Group Leader Charged with Child Sex Abuse

Richard Mack faces charges that he sexually abused a child—but his father, who heads up an anti-government sheriff’s association, says the accusations are bogus. → Read More

Are Jan. 6 Inmates Being Forced to Suck Up to a Neo-Nazi for ‘Patriot Freedom’ Cash?

This week on Fever Dreams, hosts Will Sommer and Kelly Weill dive into the far right’s money troubles—both behind bars and outside them. → Read More

Congress Investigating Conspiracy-Prone ‘Audit’ Tech Company

A conspiracy theorist’s company is handling a 2020 recount in New Mexico. The House Oversight Committee has concerns. → Read More

Election ‘Vigilante‘ Group Posing as County Workers, Says New Mexico’s State Auditor

One of the group’s leaders gave a speech in a church about the audit where he said “I want arrests, I want prosecutions, I want firing squads.” → Read More

Video Game War Forgeries Are Giving a Boost to Russia

Opportunists are uploading war forgeries to TikTok and it’s playing right into the Kremlin’s hands. → Read More

Official Swears She Joined Proud Boys Trucker Chat By Accident

An anti-masker official in California was caught posting in a Telegram channel shared by Proud Boys who had elsewhere called for the murder of Jewish people and for “race war.” → Read More

Potential U.S. Trucker Convoy Is a Gold Mine for Grifters

There are no concrete plans yet for a right-wing U.S. trucker convoy to match the anti-vaxx blockade in Canada, but that hasn’t stopped fundraisers from raking in the money. → Read More

Ivermectin Fans Are Back With Even Weirder Drugs for Your COVID

Like a potent cocktail of Prozac and hormone therapy. → Read More

Washington Dad Arrested in Assault of Middle School Basketball Ref, 72

The referee had reportedly been helping the man’s son from the ground when the dad charged, yelling, “no one touches my son!” → Read More

Roger Stone Is Desperate for Cash and Still Selling Autographed Rocks

The GOP operator is hoping fans will want to pay $100 for his very own signature. → Read More

Anti-Vaxxer Crowds Are Now Attacking Cheesecake Factories, REIs, and Panera Bread

The latest anti-vaccine stupidity coming soon to a mall—or wig shop serving cancer patients—near you. → Read More

Prosecutor Going After Antifa Peddled Antisemitic George Soros Conspiracies

San Diego DA Summer Stephan, who is bringing a conspiracy case against leftist protesters, once paid for a website that accused George Soros of funding anti-fascists. → Read More

Meet the Election Vigilantes Heading for Your Doorstep

2020 truthers are ringing doorbells in a bizarre attempt to prove Donald Trump won the election that he actually lost. → Read More

Why Are Orbs Flooding Your Timeline? Blame the Meme Recession

Orbs are the internet’s hot new three-dimensional shape, supplanting the crypto-bros’ tungsten cube. → Read More

Michigan GOP Official Hosted Podcast With White Nationalist

Shane Trejo, who has been trying to purge rival GOP officials who certified Biden’s election, once hosted a podcast with a member of the white supremacist group Identity Evropa. → Read More

White Supremacists Like Nick Fuentes Are Going All In on Anti-Vaxxer Rallies

Longtime figures on the racist far-right are repurposing their rowdy events for vaccine-reluctant crowds. → Read More

The NRA’s Big-Spending Leader Wants to Sell Ice Cream and Hide in Curtains

The National Rifle Association is in the fight of its life, with a leader who is, frankly, weird. → Read More

Four Years After Deadly Rally, Charlottesville Nazis Are Headed to Court

A sprawling lawsuit has haunted organizers of the Unite the Right rally for years. It’s finally going before a jury. → Read More

Anti-Vax Flat Earth Preacher Dies of COVID-19

Rob Skiba had been battling the virus since August, friends said. → Read More

The Far-Right John Birch Society Wants Anti-Mask Protests to Fuel Its Comeback

The John Birch Society used to boost segregation. Now it’s back to attack schools over mask mandates. → Read More