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 […]

How the Chinese recruit American journalists as spies

By Nate Thayer How China Recruits Americans to Spy July 1, 2017   On Sept. 20, 2014, agents of the Shanghai State Security Bureau of the Ministry of State Security first contacted me in a bid to recruit me as a spy, requesting I pass US state secrets to them in exchange for cash payments, […]

Freelancers’ Vital Role in International Reporting: Thoughts on the Post 9/11 World

With the rise of media conglomerates, foreign news has been shoved aside.   By Nate Thayer (Published in Nieman Reports in December 2001, shortly after the terrorist attack in New York City and the start of the U.S. war in Afghanistan, now the longest war in American history) At an annual gathering of the International […]