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Stages of defeat: Die-hard Trump supporters range from being deflated over Biden’s inauguration to believing their twice-impeached leader will be running the government as a shadow president for the next 4 years

Die-hard Trump fans are emotional as their plot to keep him in office fails. With Joe Biden was inaugurated, some pro-Trump extremists are giving up hope of a second term. The inauguration also prompted what might be the beginning of the end for some conspiracy groups. Others, though, continue to […]
Stages of defeat: Die-hard Trump supporters range from being deflated over Biden’s inauguration to believing their twice-impeached leader will be running the government as a shadow president for the next 4 years
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Proud Boys chairman boasted a ‘last minute invite’ to the White House as protesters flock to Washington DC — but he was there on a public Christmas tour

On Saturday morning, Proud Boys chairman Enrique Tarrio posted photos taken at the White House on the social media platform Parler, saying that he accepted a “last minute invite to an undisclosed location.” The posts raised questions of whether the leader of the male-only, right-leaning organisation had a personal meeting […]
Proud Boys chairman boasted a ‘last minute invite’ to the White House as protesters flock to Washington DC — but he was there on a public Christmas tour
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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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Amazon is chockfull of products promoting the far-right QAnon conspiracy theory even as fellow tech giants like Facebook, TikTok, Google, and Twitter crack down

Amazon currently displays hundreds of results for products associated with QAnon, the far-right conspiracy theory, which the FBI has deemed as posing potential domestic terrorism threats. Business Insider found hundreds of results for t-shirts, books, stickers, masks, and other items when searching for “QAnon” in Amazon’s marketplace. However, not all […]
Amazon is chockfull of products promoting the far-right QAnon conspiracy theory even as fellow tech giants like Facebook, TikTok, Google, and Twitter crack down
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The ADL’s extremism statistics make it seem like ultraright-wing violence in the US is more common than it actually is

The Anti-Defamation League’s statistics about extremism have been cited as authoritative by much of the press, including its most publicized claim that nearly three-quarters of extremist killings in the US over the past decade have been committed by “right-wing extremists,” a category that includes white nationalists. But if you define […]
The ADL’s extremism statistics make it seem like ultraright-wing violence in the US is more common than it actually is