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Sen. Bill Hagerty Hires Adviser Known for Racist Writing

Tue, 02/09/2021 - 13:17
Republican Bill Hagerty, who began representing Tennessee as a senator this year, quietly brought in an adviser named Julia Hahn, a former Trump official known for her racist writings and connections to the white nationalist movement.

Jack Posobiec Central in Spreading Russian Intelligence-Led #MacronLeaks Hack

Wed, 01/27/2021 - 12:21
Twitter personality Jack Posobiec worked alongside other American far-right extremists in amplifying the fruits of an apparent Russian military intelligence (GRU) hack intended to disrupt the outcome of the French elections in May 2017.

Who Are Boogaloos, Who Were Visible at the Capitol and Later Rallies?

Wed, 01/27/2021 - 09:44
Among the most visible ideological adherents at state capitol protests after Jan. 6 and in Richmond, Virginia, on Jan. 18 for pro-Second Amendment rallies were people involved with the boogaloo movement, easily recognizable in most cases because of Hawaiian-themed shirts and masks along with their weapons, signatures of boogaloo followers. The shirts are a reference to “big luau,” which is an adaptation of the word “boogaloo.”

Capitol Insurrection Shows How Trends On The Far-Right’s Fringe Have Become Mainstream

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 11:14
Researchers studying the far right have sounded the alarm over the threat posed by the rapid proliferation of conspiracy theories, disinformation and misinformation for years, noting that shifts in the extreme right’s mobilization tactics could present new challenges to stemming a tide of violence.

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