Why writing for free is unethical

FREE-lancing: the ethics and economics of paying writers In 2013, the Magazine Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication sponsored a panel to discuss the “ethics and economics” of unpaid freelancing. Is it OK, the panel asked, for editors to ask journalists to give them stories in exchange for “exposure”? Is there ever a time […]

KKK domestic terrorist given sanctuary as Catholic priest

Church says convicted domestic terrorist priest has “no obligation under Church law” to pay U.S. court judgements to racial hate crime victims By Nate Thayer December 10, 2017 (This is the 2nd in a four-part series on the Catholic Church giving sanctuary to a convicted Ku Klux Klan domestic terrorist now serving as a priest in the […]

Former KKK Catholic Priest Plotted to Bomb NSA HQ

  By Nate Thayer Blessed are the Bomb Makers Catholic Priest Plotted to Bomb NSA Headquarters Church leaders knew of Ku Klux Klan terrorist activities when they ordained him (This is part one of a four story series based on a three-month investigation of former KKK terrorist and now Catholic priest Father William Aitcheson) Part […]

Jim Jones and North Korea: Comrades in Political Mass Murder

Comrades in Mass Murder: The Secret Alliance Between Suicide Cult Leader Jim Jones and North Korea By Nate Thayer November 18, 2017 “There is no Heaven up there, so we are going to have to make Heaven down here”–Jim Jones Today is the 39th anniversary of the worst political mass killing in U.S. history prior […]

Thoughts on Canadian-American Boyle family held hostage in Afghanistan

Thoughts on the release of the Canadian-American Boyle family held hostage in Afghanistan   By Nate Thayer October 15, 2017 My excellent friend, the retired American diplomat and now novelist James Bruno, wrote today his thoughts on the curious case of the Canadian-American Boyle family who were released this week after five years held hostage […]

From Ku Klux Klan Terrorist to Catholic Priest

Blessed be the bomb makers A package of several stories detailing Catholic priest William Aitcheson’s past as a domestic terrorist will be published this week in the National Catholic Reporter. Below is a preview: By Nate Thayer After Ku Klux Klan leader Bill Aitcheson was convicted on hate crime and bomb making charges in 1977, […]

Lamont Confronts Nazi Protestors: Meets Power with Smooches

Anti dog, white human supremacists flee in confusion If only Lamont had been in Charlottesville……. (From the archives of the Lamont Diaries) By Nate Thayer September 22, 2012 The internationally renowned Cross Species Rights Activist and International Peacemaker, my pal, Lamont, was credited by Law Enforcement officials with single-pawedly diffusing a dangerous racial and religious […]

The Catholic Church Cover-up of a Priest with a Ku Klux Klan past

Former KKK leader was arrested for assault and battery after he was ordained a Catholic Priest  By Nate Thayer August 23, 2017 A Catholic priest who was a leader of the Ku Klux Klan has a long criminal rap sheet for extremist political activities extending over two-decades, including after he was ordained by the Catholic […]

Redneck Revolt: armed leftists confront White Nationalists in Charlottesville

The armed far right and far left agree on tactics of intolerance  By Nate Thayer August 18, 2017 “Let’s put the RED back in redneck,” is the slogan of Redneck Revolt, a rapidly expanding nationwide network of gun-toting leftists who confront White Nationalists at public demonstrations. “The Left is getting armed again and I am […]

Who drove over protestors in Charlottesville? a biography

By Nate Thayer August 12, 2017 The car that plowed through crowds of anti-white nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia Saturday is owned by a neo-Nazi sympathizer and activist from Ohio with connections to far right extremist groups, numerous documents and other white nationalists confirm. A 32 year-old woman was killed and 19 injured in the incident. The […]

FBI War on Terror tactics on trial in Domestic Terrorism case

The conspiracy between the FBI and unreliable informants to prosecute the War on Terrorism  By Nate Thayer August 7, 2017 Lake City, Florida When Ken Parker, a leader of the extreme right wing National Socialist Movement, walked into a barbershop in Jacksonville, Florida on June 23 for his regular haircut, his barber said, “The FBI […]

North Korea tried to entrap me as a spy: A visitor’s guide to the Worker’s Paradise

Diaries from a misspent youth continued….. When North Korea tried to recruit me as a spy: A visitor’s guide to the Worker’s Paradise Excerpts from Sympathy for the Devil: A Journalist’s memoir from Inside Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge By Nate Thayer July 30, 2017   Recently, I wrote a story on how the Communist Party […]