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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 widower of a murdered British parliamentarian responded to President Donald Trump’s social-media interactions with the far-right group, Britain First on Tuesday night. Brendan Cox suggested that Trump’s online behaviour can only hurt the US in the long run. British Prime Minister Theresa May scolded Trump over his retweets of […]
Traveled to Syria with another convicted extremist.