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How incels fit into a global far-right

On one of Toronto's worst days – as victims lay in hospital beds, families received devastating news about loved ones who survived – they cheered.

Across the internet members of a deeply misogynistic subculture who call themselves incalculable, short for involuntary celibates, welcomed the news of what is now known as the van attack.

One even hailed the killer as their "new saint," according to images provided by the Star by the Southern Poverty Law Center, a U.S. legal advocacy non-profit.

"Joyous day," said another.

El Paso massacre suspect wrote an anti-immigrant 'manifesto' before the attack

El Paso massacre suspect wrote an anti-immigrant 'manifesto' before the attack, authorities say

Within hours of the massacre Saturday at an El Paso Walmart, law enforcement officials confirmed they were investigating an anti-immigrant screed that the suspect, a 21-year-old with North Texas ties, appeared to post online before the shooting.

The "manifesto," which is heavy on racist tropes, states "political" and "economic" reasons, among others, for an unspecified planned attack.

Far-right groups on terror list will rebrand: expert

Far-right groups on terror list will rebrand: expert

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Adding Neo-Nazis to the country's list of terrorist groups was a "symbolic" gesture, says expert Candyce Kelshall. CALGARY POLICE SERVICE/Files

The federal government is unpre­pared for tackling far-right ex­tremism and needs to rethink its approach, said a local think-tank.