The longer that Donald Trump refuses to concede the presidential election to Joe Biden—and the more he and his minions promote conspiracy theories to claim that Biden won fraudulently—the more the unhinged behavior of their perfervid True Believers, threatening mass violence and more, begins to pile up.
Internecine warfare is a natural state for right-wing extremists; they are, after all, uniformly paranoid, suspicious, confrontational, and narcissistic (not to mention deeply unpleasant) people. Their latest internal dustup, however, is more revealing than most.
Of all the radical right’s multiple permutations in the era of Donald Trump—Proud Boys, QAnon conspiracy theorists, “Patriot” militiamen, and “Boogaloo Bois” among them—the most worrisome by far is the spread of white-power “accelerationism."
It’s not the first time that Republicans in Washington state have chosen a far-right gadfly as their nominee for the governorship, but Tuesday’s primary marks the first time the party has selected a bona fide extremist from a faction mostly connected to militias, armed takeovers, and terrorism.
"Facebook knows what it's doing, intentionally continues to cause harm to increase engagement and profit, and will never fix these problems themselves."
The organizer of Boston's "straight pride parade" is a right-wing provocateur who intends to create street violence directed at left-wing activists.
Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) on Thursday slammed her Republican colleagues on the Senate Judiciary Committee for pushing through a large number of President Donald Trump’s right-wing nominees.
Proud Boys again join Joey Gibson’s street brawlers in trolling city streets in search of leftist opponents – and eventually find some to beat bloody.
That NYT profile of neo-Nazis did a lot of things wrong. But what people really hated about it is what it got right.
Alt-right figures, Infowars, and their conspiracist cohort spin baseless and increasingly wild claims of impending violence, from a November 4 nonevent to the Texas church shooting.
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