Far right

tech-internet

Minds, the ‘Anti-Facebook,’ Has No Idea What to Do About All the Neo-Nazis

Minds is home to neo-Nazis, and wants its users to help decide what content stays on the site.
Ben Makuch
Jordan Pearson
5.30.19
tech-social-media

A Popular YouTuber Read the Christchurch ‘Manifesto’ to Half a Million Subscribers

YouTube left the video online for over two days, allowing it to generate tens of thousands of views and spread to other channels.
Joseph Cox
5.13.19
Far-Right Extremism

Inside the Far-Right Conspiracy Movement That's Preparing for a Showdown With Germany's Government

“These are people who believe themselves to be in a permanent state of war.”
Tim Hume
5.9.19
Facebook

Facebook and Instagram Just Banned Alex Jones and a Bunch of Other Far-right People

Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos, and Laura Loomer are all out.
David Uberti
5.2.19
Far right

Web Hosting Companies Shut Down a Series of Neo-Nazi Websites

Major online neo-Nazi meeting grounds are being nuked by hosting sites that want nothing to do with connections to militant white nationalists. Meanwhile, several of them have regrouped on Twitter.
Ben Makuch
Mack Lamoureux
3.29.19
true crime

The American Mafia Has Become an Unhinged Reality Show

The link between the killing of a Gambino mob boss and an apparently MAGA-loving QAnon suspect is part of a descent into postmodern chaos.
Alex Norcia
3.19.19
hate

Decoding the Racist Memes the New Zealand Shooter Used to Communicate

An online culture steeped in coded language and obscure historical references connects Christchurch with Pittsburgh and Charlottesville.
Tess Owen
3.15.19
News

Accused New Zealand Shooter Had Canadian Mass Murderer’s Name On Weapon

Images show the names of numerous far-right figures on the weapons involved in the Christchurch mosque shooting, including Quebec mosque murderer Alexandre Bissonnette.
Mack Lamoureux
3.15.19
Germany

How the Far Right Is Weaponizing Nazi History in Germany

The AfD is pushing to downplay the crimes of the Nazi era, amid fears of a new wave of German nationalism.
Tim Hume
2.25.19
Proud Boys

The Proud Boys' new leader was sitting right behind Trump at his Miami rally

He was wearing a "Roger Stone Did Nothing Wrong" T-shirt.
Tess Owen
2.19.19
YouTube

How YouTube Drives Shane Dawson and Other Creators to Conspiracy Theories

YouTube structurally prioritizes audience feedback, which can drive content-makers to promote conspiracy theories or hate.
Caroline Haskins
2.13.19
Decoding Extremism

How to Talk Someone Out of Being a Racist Dickhead

A psychology student who helped convert an extreme right radio jock told us which arguments she used and how.
Allie Conti
9.27.18
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