The neo-Nazi protests are a wake-up call. In an age in which fear turns all too quickly to loathing, we can’t afford to take the values of liberal democracy for granted.
It’s been over a year since the Proud Boys were labelled a terrorist entity, but that hasn’t affected extremist activities in Canada.
The far-right today shares more than just ideas with white supremacists of yesterday – they also share some pagan-inspired symbols.
Putin’s rationale for invading Ukraine wasn’t built over just a few months in 2021. Putin and high-level Russia government staff have been trash-talking Ukraine for more than a decade.
The increased prominence of antisemitic incidents may have you wondering: has antisemitism always been part of the Australian social fabric, or are we facing a newer, more sinister trend?
Calls to ban far-right groups should be treated with caution. Anything that drives extremism further underground risks making the situation worse.
The Proud Boys have been designated a terrorist organization in Canada. But without addressing the means of organizing, this designation won’t put a stop to right-wing extremism.
The time has come to deal with hateful extremism before it manifests as violent extremism. This includes having a public register of hate incidents.
Symbols of the Confederacy can be seen in Brazil, Ireland, Germany and beyond. While some people may not grasp their racist history, others clearly fly the ‘rebel flag’ to defend white supremacy.
The anti-fascist movement is a decentralized collection of individual activists who mostly use nonviolent methods to achieve their ends.
American anti-Semitism took an organized form in the 20th century. The German American Bund and the Silver Legion developed a unique culture of hatred for Jews that persists today in alt-right groups.
A life sentence for the neo-Nazi who murdered ten people. But questions remain about how she evaded authorities for more than a decade.
The backlash against the alt-right has ignited debates about free speech. But not all right-wing thought constitutes hate speech, and we need to identify the dividing line.
Schools and universities have a responsibility to protect students from hate speech while also exposing them to views that disrupt their ways of thinking and ideas of the world.
The rise of neo-Nazism under President Donald Trump signals a new wave of authoritarianism. Now more than ever, colleges and universities must help students become informed and compassionate citizens.
Five serving members of the army have been arrested on suspicion of belonging to the group.
Barack Obama may have chosen Mandela’s words for his tweet precisely because they offered some distance from the political space in the US.
The right-wing extremist group La Meute recently held a rally in Québec City that put Canadian racism in the spotlight. Is Donald Trump emboldening hate groups in Canada?
We have an ethical obligation to stand against fascists and racists in a way that doesn’t help them.