Nearly one in five defendants in the prosecutions undertaken in response to the January 6 US Capitol attack had served in the military.
Support for Alternative for Germany continues in the former East Germany in particular. It’s worth really asking why.
Far right nationalists, anti-vaxxers, libertarians and conspiracy theorists have come together over COVID, and capitalised on the anger and uncertainty simmering in some sections of the community.
Vaccine hesitancy has been a subject of intense study in the field of scientific communication. Anti-vaxxers’ recent radicalization needs to be looked at.
As Canadians head to the polls, some are seeking new direction. One they claim promises to be “for the people.” And some are part of far right groups who are calling for a populist movement.
Greece has outlawed its most problematic far-right party, but its sister organisation is thriving in Cyprus.
Switzerland is a key case study for understanding how a global health crisis affects the stability of well-established democratic institutions and shifts political debates.
The government’s definition of extremism falls short of what’s needed, but new definitions could make things more complicated
Leftwing YouTubers are aiming to get their videos in front of viewers who typically watch far-right content, by mimicking their keywords and hoping the site’s algorithms will do the rest.
The time has come to deal with hateful extremism before it manifests as violent extremism. This includes having a public register of hate incidents.
To distill the violent insurrection at the US Capitol into a tale of angry male rage is to overlook the threat that women in the mob posed.
Far-right extremists in the US have the potential to mount a coordinated, low-intensity campaign of political violence. It wouldn’t be the country’s first experience with domestic terror.
Ostensibly protesting an election they may have thought was stolen, their actions fed a larger set of goals that American militants are seizing upon to take more extreme action.
After rioters outside the US Capitol sang Bob Marley’s ‘Three Little Birds’, here are more global instances when history has sounded a little out of tune.
In his January 6 speech in Washington DC, Donald Trump urged his supporters to force their way onto Capitol Hill, is a perfect compendium of his inflammatory populist rhetoric.
Extremists are playing on people’s health fears to normalise their views.
The boogaloos, a far-right community, have taken to wearing Hawaiian shirts. This co-option is far from the spirit of the shirt, which signifies respect for all animated or inanimate beings.
They’re not really protesting – they’re hoping to find an opportunity to spark violence and trigger a war between black and white Americans.
Militant far-right groups are always looking to appear legitimate and to recruit more Americans to their causes.
A former education secretary says universities need to choose between being “engines for equality” or “engines of inequality”.