Proud Boys

Proud Boys stick to their formula in L.A.: Latch on to local right-wing causes, then bring violence

David Neiwert

Daily Kos Staff

Monday August 16, 2021 ·

A cluster of Proud Boys gang up on a counterprotester during Sunday's anti-masking protest in downtown Los Angeles.

Anyone hoping the Proud Boys might shrivel up and crawl away after Jan. 6—when  leading members ended up in jail for their roles in the Capitol insurrection in Washington—will be dismayed by the reality that asserted itself this weekend in Los Angeles: The far-right street-thug organization is alive and well and brutalizing people.

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Army probe of Ranger unit finds some members 'vulnerable' to extremism

Former acting army commander says 4th Canadian Ranger Group doesn't have a 'problem'

A Canadian army investigation of a troubled reserve unit at the centre of allegations of right-wing extremism identified several members as "vulnerable" and "at risk" of being swept up into "a hateful ideology."

A partly redacted copy of the investigation's complete findings was viewed recently by CBC News.

Proud Boys and other far-right groups raise millions via Christian funding site

Revealed: groups banned from other sites fundraising on GiveSendGo as data breach identifies high-dollar donors

A data breach from Christian crowdfunding site GiveSendGo has revealed that millions of dollars have been raised on the site for far-right causes and groups, many of whom are banned from raising funds on other platforms.

It also identifies previously anonymous high-dollar donors to far-right actors, some of whom enjoy positions of wealth, power or public responsibility.