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Weeks after saying it removed Boogaloo products, Amazon is still listing patches and t-shirts promoting the far-right, extremist group

Amazon’s marketplace lists products associated with the Boogaloo Bois, a far-right extremist group. The company said that it removed Boogaloo-related products after a BBC report flagged their presence in late July. Amazon’s third-party seller policy prohibits the sale of “products that promote, incite or glorify hatred, violence, racial, sexual or […]
Weeks after saying it removed Boogaloo products, Amazon is still listing patches and t-shirts promoting the far-right, extremist group
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Facebook is cracking down on anti-government extremist ‘boogaloos,’ but it has reportedly been profiting off boogaloo ads calling for violence for months

Facebook on Tuesday banned hundreds of accounts and groups associated with the “boogaloo” movement, designating a subset of the anti-government extremist network as “violent.” But Facebook took money from boogaloo-affiliated advertisers for several months before its ban, BuzzFeed News reported. Some of those ads suggest violence, despite Facebook’s claims that […]
Facebook is cracking down on anti-government extremist ‘boogaloos,’ but it has reportedly been profiting off boogaloo ads calling for violence for months
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A man charged with killing a federal officer during George Floyd protests is tied to the far-right ‘Boogaloo’ movement, authorities say

A man who was charged with killing two officers in recent weeks – including one standing guard during an anti-police brutality protest following George Floyd’s death – has ties to the far-right “Boogaloo” movement, authorities said in federal court documents. Air Force Staff Sgt. Steve Carrillo was charged with killing […]
A man charged with killing a federal officer during George Floyd protests is tied to the far-right ‘Boogaloo’ movement, authorities say
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The GOP’s claim that antifa is infiltrating George Floyd protests is a right-wing ‘bogeyman’ that bears all the hallmarks of a domestic disinformation campaign

President Donald Trump, senior Justice Department officials, and Republican lawmakers have amplified the theory in recent weeks that the far-left group “antifa” is infiltrating protests against police brutality to stoke violence. A closer examination of media reports, public records, intelligence assessments, and social media activity shows little evidence of a […]
The GOP’s claim that antifa is infiltrating George Floyd protests is a right-wing ‘bogeyman’ that bears all the hallmarks of a domestic disinformation campaign