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  • Apr232024

    Moscow Attack: The Popularisation of Far-Right Conspiracy Theories in Mainstream Media

    Introduction In the immediate aftermath of the 22 March attack on Moscow’s Crocus City Hall, social media was replete with…

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  • Mar202024

    ‘It’s Over! White People are Finished’: Accelerationist Memes using Generative AI on 4chan’s ‘/pol‘

    Content Warning: this Insight contains antisemitic, racist and hateful imagery and language. Introduction Contemporary research on the use of the…

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  • Oct062023

    3D-Printed Weapons and the Far-Right: The Finnish Accelerationist Cell

    Introduction In July 2023, the Häme Police Department in collaboration with the Finland Central Criminal Police revealed that a four-man…

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  • May312023

    Accelerationism Meets Gamification: A Look at the Convergence in the Framing of Online Narratives

    Petra Regeni is a member of the Extremism and Gaming Research Network (EGRN). EGRN brings together world-leading counter-extremism organisations to develop insights…

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  • Apr272023

    The Lineage of Violence: Saints Culture and Militant Accelerationist Terrorism 

    In the aftermath of the March 2019 Christchurch attack in New Zealand, shooter Brenton Tarrant was quickly ‘sainted’ by militant accelerationist…

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  • Apr052023

    Terrorwave: The Aesthetics of Violence and Terrorist Imagery in Militant Accelerationist Subcultures

    Joshua Farrell Molloy is a research fellow of the Accelerationism Research Consortium (ARC). ARC is dedicated to a collaborative, empirical…

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  • Mar202023

    Frank James: The New York Subway Shooter’s Radical Discourse on Social Media

    Introduction  On April 12, 2022, Frank R. James carried out a shooting in the New York City Subway, injuring ten…

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  • Dec212022

    ‘Tis the Season to Sell Extremism: Far-Right Christmas Ads and the Parallel Economy

    During the Christmas period, most companies attempt to entice holiday shoppers with festive jingles and holiday sales. Gab, a social…

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  • Nov232022

    Cranking Out Violence: Conspiracies are Driving More Politically-Motivated Attacks 

    In the early hours of October 28th, Paul Pelosi, husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, was awoken by an assailant…

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  • Nov102022

    ‘All my Heroes are Dead’: The Untimely Demise of The American Futurist – James Mason Partnership

    On 30 October, the prominent accelerationist website The American Futurist announced: “We are cutting ties with James Mason effective immediately.”…

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