"I cannot say for certain he held Nazi views," Dave Shafer tweeted about the Allen gunman, who had swastika and SS tattoos.
Steven Monacelli is the Texas Observer's Special Investigative Correspondent, based in Dallas. His reporting has been featured in Rolling Stone, The Daily Beast, The Real News, Dallas Observer, Dallas Weekly, and more. He is also the publisher of Protean Magazine, a nonprofit literary publication. Follow him on Twitter @stevanzetti.
Articles by Steven Monacelli
“I think if we substitute Muslim, undocumented ... many of these politicians would leave skid marks in their haste to offer condemnation.”
The American College of Pediatricians—which has been designated a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center—found common cause with Republican megadonor Monty Bennett.
Two local churches in Allen offered contrasting visions of how the community can heal in the wake of mass murder.
The governor didn't even wait a single day before calling for the potential pardon of racist murderer Daniel Perry.
As the Texas Observer survives to muckrake another day, Steven Monacelli highlights the battle for fundamental rights happening in the Lone Star State.
The formerly Black-owned, progressive newspaper has re-emerged as a "pink slime" media site that launders conservative propaganda.
Despite being exposed as bogus, some right-wing organizations keep coming back from the dead. No one knows who is funding them.
A recently leaked memo recalls a sordid history of inappropriate surveillance, but it also identifies a concerning overlap between neo-fascists and hardline religious groups.
GOP lawmakers accomplished nothing substantial except create a platform for nativist propaganda and debates about the Pledge of Allegiance.