‘Antifasc’ as portrayed in Romper Stomper.
Stan's remake of the 1992 film Romper Stomper swaps skinhead culture for the complexities of contemporary Australian extremist politics. In doing so, it highlights disillusion with mainstream politicians and media.
A man breaks down next to the caskets of three of the six victims of the Quebec City mosque shooting during funeral services in February 2017 in Montreal.
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As Canadians, we shouldn't blame U.S. President Donald Trump for the rise of hatred here. He may have emboldened the so-called alt-right in Canada, but it was flourishing long before his election.
Mubin Shaikh, a Toronto-born de-radicalization expert, speaks during a counter-terrorism event in Germany in May 2015.
No country is immune to terrorism, but de-radicalizing people who have been attracted to terrorist organizations like ISIS can work.
Britain First leader Paul Golding and deputy leader Jayda Fransen.
The US president has lent legitimacy to a small group of right-wing extremists by sharing its content.
Interreligious gathering of prayer for peace ceremony, October 2017.
There is a battle of Buddhisms taking place on the streets of Myanmar.
Passionate feelings can lead to extreme divisions.
The way people use social media – and the algorithms inside those systems – increases passions, and drives people to polarizing extremes.
It’s very hard to cut extremists off from the internet.
Efforts to kick extremists off the internet can't succeed and might even have the unintended side effect of bolstering support for radical groups.
Police intervene to protect members of National Action as it cancelled a rally in Liverpool in 2015 following counter-protests.
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Five serving members of the army have been arrested on suspicion of belonging to the group.
Assumptions, authoritarianism and errors are just a few of the ways in which the world could be confronted by a nuclear disaster, physicist and disarmament expert MV Ramana suggests in his book reviews.
A nuclear physicist and disarmament expert recommends reading on nuclear disasters, weapons, authoritarianism and climate change.
IS supporters are turning away from Twitter.
New research has tracked how quickly Twitter accounts linked to extremism are being suspended.
Police raided several Sydney properties over the weekend in relation to possible terror plots.
The government seems hell-bent on pre-crime arrest, prosecution, and punishment for terror offenders – while falling short in providing the necessary long-term support.
Mothers are revered in Southeast Asia. But, when it comes to extremism, might they also be part of the problem?
Socioeconomic support is essential to help families resist the temptation of extremism.
British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks on June 4, in the wake of a terror attack in London.
Cracking down on extremism online won’t solve the problem of extremist violence, will inevitably censor speech that's important to protect and risks harming political dissidents and democracy itself.
Police walk past Borough Market after the attack at London Bridge on June 3.
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It cuts shuts down the chance for dialogue.
Anjem Choudray, one of the leaders of the group, who is now in prison.
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One of the London Bridge attackers was linked to the extremist group.
Social media can play a role in countering the terror messages from extremists.
Politicians want social media giants to crack down on those publishing extremist material. A focus on disruption, encryption, recruitment and creating counter-narratives is recommended.
When it comes to Islamist extremism and terrorism, change is a constant.
The aftermath of a bomb strike at a refugee camp in Rann, Nigeria.
The Nigerian government has dealt Boko Haram some serious blows, but the insurgency is far from over.
Statue of the Greek philosopher Aristotle.
It nurtures empathy and rational thought.
A woman holds a flag as she looks out over the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum.
Data on violent incidents in the US reveal that our focus on Islamist extremism since 9/11 may be misguided.