Québec Liberal Marwah Rizqy speaks at a news conference while Liberal Leader Dominique Anglade, left, looks on, in August 2022 in St-Agapit, Que. Rizqy received repeated death threats, resulting in a man’s arrest.
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When harassment is directed at women politicians, staffers, activists and journalists because they are women, it poses a threat to democracy.
Movements like the ‘freedom convoy’ in Canada use similar language and sentiments as those expressed by followers of former U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, shown here in 2020 in New Delhi.
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A study of global far-right movements and their hashtags on Twitter have revealed similarities that display a reliance on long-held myths, including the idea of a “golden age of freedom.”
Incels rank all racial groups by attractiveness. The most attractive white men and women are ‘Chads,’ ‘Stacys’ and ‘Beckys.’
Our research suggests that incel discussion boards are surprisingly diverse. Despite this diversity, we find that incels are united by their hatred of women.
Survivors and victims, along with their family and friends, share a moment outside the courthouse after Alek Minassian had been found guilty for the Toronto van attack.
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The judgment document in the Toronto van attack case pointed out that the attacker’s motivations were unclear but related to other ideologically informed violent acts.
In this April 2020 photo, protesters carry rifles near the steps of the Michigan State Capitol building in Lansing, Mich. A plot to kidnap Michigan’s governor has put a focus on the security of governors in the United States.
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Is right-wing violent extremism the new fifth wave of modern terrorism? If so, there’s no doubt the impacts of COVID-19 will only help accelerate the radicalization of its adherents.
A young man in Ontario (not pictured) affiliated with incel culture has been charged with terrorism, which may pose problems for how we understand national security.
The decision to charge an incel youth with terrorism reinforces worrying trends in counterterrorism.
Incels, or ‘involuntary celibate’ men, are increasingly radicalising online and committing acts of violence against women. New research explores ways the government can combat it.
A man and his son pay respects at a memorial to a teacher in Debert, N.S. on April 21, 2020. RCMP say at least 23 people are dead after a man went on a murder rampage in Nova Scotia communities.
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Until we acknowledge that toxic white masculinity is fuelling mass murders, aggrieved white men will continue to commit them – and we’ll all continue to pay the price.
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We don’t want to have to think about our role in creating the individuals who commit violence. Amazingly, Joker asks us to.
Cowboys Coyote Quartet, Glacier National Park, April 17, 1927.
The notion of a ‘crisis of masculinity" clouds the understanding of complex social phenomena and falsely asserts a vision of humanity as being radically divided between men and women.
A group of women pay their respects at a memorial wall dedicated to the victims of the Toronto van attack.
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The word “terrorism” has not been used officially to describe the Toronto van attack. But if it’s shown the accused was inspired by misogyny, Canadian law allows for terror to be added to murder charges. Should it?
Two students comfort each other during a candlelight vigil held to honour the victims of Elliot Rodger in Isla Vista, Calif., in May 2014. Was Toronto’s van attack suspect inspired by Rodger?
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Was the suspect in Toronto’s van attack inspired by a misogynist mass killer in the United States?