Hate on the Rise — And What We Can Do to Stop It

Hate groups and hate-fueled incidents are spiking in America. The Southern Poverty Law Center, through aggregating media reports and gathered submissions from its website, recently catalogued 1051 acts of intimidation and hate in the first month after Trump won the presidency. What is the evidence of this rising tide, and what does it look like in our communities? What groups are most frequently targeted today? What theories might explain this rise, and what can Americans who value tolerance do to fight back?

Festival: Aspen Ideas 2017

Watch and Listen: U.S.A.

Oscar-winning filmmaker John Ridley (12 Years a Slave, All Is by My Side) is known for his uncompromising and thought-... See more
Despite controlling both the White House and the US Congress, the Republican Party has had a bumpy ride for the first... See more
What has been predictable about the Trump Administration so far? What has been surprising? What have been the greatest... See more
The White House beat is always challenging, but being in the press corps during the first few months of the Trump... See more
Is the internet loosening our collective grasp on the truth, and if so, how do we solve it? Pioneers of digital news... See more
Three of the nation’s most prestigious institutions of higher learning are now led by women with broad accomplishments... See more

Pages