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  • Jan182021

    Redpill the “Parler Refugees”: White Supremacist Strategies for Radicalising Trump Supporters on Telegram

    On 6 January, insurrectionists stormed the US capitol and disrupted the confirmation of election results…

  • Jan182021

    Beyond the “LULZ:” Memifying Murder as ‘Meaningful’ Gamification in Far-Right Content

    Research on the relationship between video games and extremist propaganda has been increasing in the…

  • Jan152021

    Attack Dates as Terrorist Messaging

    In the aftermath of the violent political events of 6 January 2021 at the US…

  • Jan152021

    Why Deplatforming the Extreme Right is a Lot More Challenging than Deplatforming IS

    In the wake of the mob violence at the US Capitol last week, Amarnath Amarasingam…

  • Jan132021

    Ashli Babbitt: A Far-Right Martyr of the Insurrection

    On 6 January, during the insurrection on Capitol Hill, Ashli Babbitt was fatally shot in…

  • Jan122021

    Intersection of Social Media, Foreign Policy and Extreme Narratives: An Example from India

    In 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the world and states struggled to contain…

  • Jan112021

    From #ArsonEmergency to #DanLiedPeopleDied: How Extremist Messaging Co-Opts Emergency Events on the Australian Twittersphere

    Australia experienced two major emergency events in 2020, starting off with the summer bushfires, followed…

  • Jan072021

    3D-Printed Guns, Untraceable Firearms, and Domestic Violent Extremist Actors

    While uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic continues to fuel a massive increase in domestic gun…

  • Jan062021

    Eco-Fascism: More than Tree-Loving Terrorists

    The climate and ecological crisis was one of the dominating issues in 2019. Boosted by…

  • Jan042021

    Easily Reproducible – The Structure of Islamic State Videos

    Islamic State (IS) was perhaps the first jihadist group to produce video formats in a…

  • Dec182020

    Deradicalisation by Videoconference

    The pandemic has pushed the boundaries of what is possible (and appropriate) on videoconferencing applications.…

  • Dec172020

    ‘Crisis and a Loss of Control’ – Digital Extremism in German-Speaking Countries During the COVID-19 Crisis

    COVID-19 and the Extremist Hijacking of Anti-Lockdown Protests The COVID-19 pandemic has led to drastic…

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