By Oren Segal
I’m an extremism expert. The July Fourth shooter wasn’t targeting a particular racial or religious group.
The online footprint of mass shooters can be complicated. Here’s why ADL doesn’t yet see a clear extremist connection in Highland Park.
How High Does The Body Count Have To Get Before Congress Shuts Down 8chan?
2019 will be remembered as a year of mass shooters targeting minorities. This year alone, Muslims, Jews, and Latinos were targeted by murderers in El Paso, Poway, and Christchurch, New Zealand. Though they targeted different groups in different places, these three men had something in common: 8chan. At its core, 8chan, an image-based message-board, is…
The Alt-Right Isn’t Going Away
Many were shocked by the sudden rise in white supremacy following Donald Trump’s surprise electoral win in 2016. But they needn’t have been. America has been here before, as recently as the late 1990s. Extremist surges typically last at least five years. The surge of white supremacy that started in the 1980s with the recession…
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