New research looked at commenters’ migration from “contrarian” personalities like Jordan Peterson to “alt-right” extremist channels.
According to an expert, the attempted recruiting of far-right social media users by one Canadian man shows that deplatforming has its downsides.
The former Rebel Media personality was finally banned from the platform, but she leaves behind a long legacy of rubbing shoulders with Canada’s most powerful conservatives.
The Canadian Anti-Hate Network said that Goldy was the “test as to whether [the new white nationalist] policy would be meaningful in Canada.”
The alleged gunman donated $2,000 to Generation Identity in 2018—a far-right group that has a chapter in Canada under the name ID Canada.
Scheer spoke at the same rally as Faith Goldy, the notorious white nationalist. Anti-hate activists say the United We Roll campaign has been plagued by racist messages.
Faith Goldy took Bell Media to court. Now she has to pay their $43,000 legal bill.
"In all my years I’ve not known a premier come to support a Christian event like this one."
Goldy, a fringe Toronto mayoral candidate the media has largely ignored, has been getting mileage from controversial photos.
The Ontario leader condemned hate speech, but refuses to name an infamous source of it, who he posed with at Ford Fest this weekend.