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  • Oct142021

    Algorithms, the Search for Transcendence and Online Radicalisation

    Research on online radicalisation and recruitment has become increasingly sophisticated, with scholars looking at the…

  • Oct122021

    Sociocracy: How Far Would the Survivalist Movements go to Evade the Establishment?

    Anti-vax freedom seekers are vying to establish a safe haven in Mullumbimby in the remote…

  • Oct082021

    “Digital Soldier Reporting for Duty”: Far-Right Reactions to Major App Outages

    On 4 October 2021, just one day after Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen went public about…

  • Oct042021

    Between Real and Virtual: Far-Right Mobilisation Strategies in Eastern Europe

    Over the past few years, especially after the 2008 economic crisis, the resurgence of strong…

  • Sep302021

    “He Looks Like a Clown”: Why is the Far-Right Mocking Fascists on Reddit?

    For years now, researchers of the far-right have been pointing at the online use of…

  • Sep272021

    Using Text Analysis to Visualise a Neo-Nazi Leadership Change

    By 2019 and 2020, an upsurge of far-right populism that had grown from the earlier…

  • Sep232021

    From Direct Action to Terrorism: Canadian Radical Right Narratives and Counter-Narratives at a Time of Volatility

    For several years now, radical right extremist groups and their terror potential have been on…

  • Sep212021

    The Potential Effects of COVID-19 on Radicalisation to Violent Extremism

    On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the newly discovered coronavirus disease…

  • Sep172021

    Reddit’s Hosting Service and the Dangers of Outlinking

    A key element in facilitating radicalisation processes leading to violent extremism, online hate speech has…

  • Sep152021

    Into the Dungeon? Possibilities for Primary and Secondary Prevention on Gaming (-Adjacent) Platforms

    Videogames, gaming-related content, and gaming (-adjacent) platforms are a new key area of discussion for…

  • Sep142021

    Far-Right Fundraising on Telegram

    The Australian far-right is using a diverse range of online tools to fundraise and solicit…

  • Sep132021

    20 Years After 9/11 – Why Islamic State’s Propaganda Hasn’t Overshadowed Al-Qaeda’s

    Last weekend marked two important dates in the history of jihadism: the 20-year anniversary of…

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