extremism

extremism

The Nazi-Free Alternative to Twitter Is Now Home to the Biggest Far Right Social Network

Gab, which has been used frequently by neo-Nazi terror groups to organize and recruit, is now the biggest node on the Mastodon network.
Ben Makuch
7.11.19
extremism

The FBI Somehow Lost Its Files About White Supremacist Forum Stormfront

The feds can’t find some of its own investigative records about the hateful neo-Nazi haven.
Ben Makuch
7.3.19
Reddit

Reddit Quarantined r/The_Donald for ‘Threats of Violence’

Reddit placed a quarantine on the pro-Donald Trump subreddit for “threats of violence against police and public officials.” Users must now go through a warning portal before accessing the subreddit.
Caroline Haskins
6.26.19
extremism

The Christchurch Terror Attack Isn’t an 'Internet' Terror Attack

The deaths in Christchurch are a part of a pervasive epidemic of Islamophobia, which can't be blamed on a small white supremacy forum alone.
Caroline Haskins
3.15.19
Photography

An Up-Close Look at America’s Evolving Militia Movement

They're obsessed with guns and potential disaster—and after Democrats won back part of Congress, they aren't slowing down.
Jen Osborne
2.21.19
extremism

What We Know About a Portland Cop's Friendly Texts with a Far-Right Leader

Activists are pissed.
Allie Conti
2.15.19
extremism

How to Deal with Cops Who Believe Wild Conspiracy Theories Like QAnon

Mike Pence appeared in a photo with a cop wearing a "QAnon" patch, and he got demoted. But how many more like him are out there?
Mark Hay
1.10.19
future

Our Main Takeaways From Motherboard’s Poll About the Future

Here are highlights from our poll of 105 experts about the marvels and horrors we may experience over the coming decades and centuries.
Becky Ferreira
12.7.18
extremism

The Jeffrey Epstein Story Is Fanning the Flames of Far-Right Pedophilia Panic

A new investigation implied the disgraced financier came as close to Pizzagate as you can get in real life.
Allie Conti
12.6.18
future

We Asked 105 Experts What Worries Them Most About the Future

Welcome to the dark side of Motherboard’s two-part poll about the future.
Becky Ferreira
12.5.18
future

We Asked 105 Experts What Scares and Inspires Them Most About the Future

Climate change, extremism, and artificial intelligence were among the top fears, and young people, technology, and equality were among the top hopes.
Becky Ferreira
12.5.18
crime

Anti-Abortion 'Terrorist' Who Shot George Tiller Is Out of Jail

Army of God extremist Shelley Shannon described her attempted murder of the abortion doctor as "holy, most righteous thing I've ever done."
Sirin Kale
11.8.18
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