The Proud Boys are more of a loosely affiliated street gang than they are a unified right-wing militia, researchers say. But police ignore the threats from these groups, and their threats grow.
Experts say remorse can serve as a catalyst for change, forcing us to confront our feelings of guilt and regret.
The promise of pardons to offer criminal sanctuary likely undermines the rule of law and increases the risks of political violence.
Since Facebook removed online hate groups and individuals from its platform, extremist groups are increasingly organizing in more discreet ways.
The First Amendment, along with a lack of clarity on what counts as an educational mission for charities, can lead authorities to approve applications from extremist groups.
Who are the Proud Boys, what do they want and is there a path back into society for these extremists?
President Biden denounces white nationalism as once-democratic countries around the world are threatened by increasing political support for this ideology.
For our societies to survive, we must take action to figure out the psychology behind an attraction to tyrants — or we will be led in the future by fear-mongering, war-mongering tyrannical liars.
With the exception of a few states, dereliction of a duty is mostly used in military law and does not apply to citizens, including US presidents.
Nationalist militia groups like the Oath Keepers have changed over the last several years – especially since the Capitol attack – in a few important ways, generally becoming more extreme.
A former Oath Keepers member testified during a congressional hearing that it was time to stop mincing words about the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol: ‘It was an armed revolution.’
Performance crime is the act of filming while engaging in criminal activity. During the Jan. 6 capitol riots, insurrectionists uploaded performance crime videos and photos, incriminating themselves.
It’s been over a year since the Proud Boys were labelled a terrorist entity, but that hasn’t affected extremist activities in Canada.
White supremacist groups seek to solidify their control over the US by changing the government, sometimes by violence.
This year’s federal election will have many strands that influence it, including the ‘freedom’ protest movement and its interaction with right-wing populist politics.
Critics of new terrorism laws argue they do not necessarily eradicate hate-fuelled violence — and they could make structural and institutional violence seem more palatable.
A representative survey of American adults finds broader support for violent insurrection than many would like to think.
Addressing American domestic radicalism will require new ways of thinking about the nation’s problems, and new ways of solving them.
New members are joining and some are leaving – as right-wing groups reorganize, scholars of the movement foresee increased polarization, with a risk of more violence.
The quest for significance and respect is a universal part of human nature. It has the potential to inspire great works – but lately, it has been much in evidence tearing society apart.