How I Was Red-Pilled, and Survived It
Three men recount their journeys beyond the lure of radical politics.
QAnon Is Back on Twitter—and It’s About to Get Much Worse
Elon Musk is expected to reinstate the tens of thousands of QAnon accounts that were banned after the Capitol Riot.
Black World Cup Stars Are Getting a Barrage of Racist Attacks and Twitter Is Doing Nothing
Researchers have found that racist tweets targeting footballers have been allowed to remain on the platform despite being reported to Twitter.
Neo-Nazis, Antisemites, and the N-Word: Twitter Just Hours Under Elon Musk
The very first hours of Musk’s stewardship of Twitter have been dominated by users relishing their ability to use profane slurs and racial epithets.
Marjorie Taylor Greene Wildly Claims Democrats Have ‘Already Started the Killings’
The Georgia congresswoman told a Trump rally that “Democrats want Republicans dead.”
Inside Keffals’ Battle to Bring Down Kiwi Farms
“I don’t want to hide anymore,” Keffals, the trans Twitch streamer working to take down a far-right hate forum, told VICE News.
Trump’s Big New Applause Line: Attacking Trans People
Trump’s anti-trans attacks generated thunderous applause from the MAGA crowd, prompting him to note it was the most enthusiastic response he’d gotten all day.
AI Trained on 4Chan Becomes ‘Hate Speech Machine’
After 24 hours, the nine bots running on 4chan had posted 15,000 times.
There Are Dozens of Facebook Groups Intentionally Spreading Islamophobia. Meta Refuses to Act.
A new report found that Facebook and other major platforms failed to act on 89% of the anti-Muslim posts reported to them.
These Muslim Women Were Fetishized for Their Faith and ‘Auctioned’ Online
Police linked the suspected auction creators to a neo-Nazi-inspired alt-right group that promotes genocide against minorities in India.
Build a Wall Because Canada’s Worst Troll Just Tried to Escape to the US
A notorious racist was set to begin an 18-month jail sentence, but he instead tried to flee Canada, on foot, with few supplies, in the winter. U.S. authorities had to rescue him before they arrested him.
How the Far-Right Is Radicalizing Anti-Vaxxers
Far-right groups have latched onto anti-vaccine protests and rallies, creating a pipeline to extremism.