Day: 13 October 2020

CARR-Open Democracy Event – US election: how can we challenge right-wing extremism?

As we look forward in anticipation/trepidation to the US Presidential and Congressional elections at the start of next month, CARR is gearing up a number of initiatives that hope to bring scholarly analysis to bare on the rise of right-wing extremism in the US during the Trump Presidency. The first of these is a webinar… Continue reading “CARR-Open Democracy Event – US election: how can we challenge right-wing extremism?”

RIGHT RISING PODCAST (SEASON ONE, EPISODE FIVE): INCEL CULTURE AND DEPLATFORMING

ABOUT THIS EPISODE Host: Augusta Dell’Omo   https://media.fireside.fm/file/fireside-audio/podcasts/audio/b/b51815b6-ee73-481c-b930-95e2903f3e96/episodes/c/c3ea001c-4abe-4788-8480-c3a1de9b5b94/c3ea001c-4abe-4788-8480-c3a1de9b5b94.mp3 Guest Dr. Julia DeCook joins Right Rising to discuss the growth of incel culture online. Along with host Augusta Dell’Omo, Julia walks us through how incels and other online far-right groups have responded to deplatforming efforts by social media companies. Finally, Julia and Augusta question just how… Continue reading “RIGHT RISING PODCAST (SEASON ONE, EPISODE FIVE): INCEL CULTURE AND DEPLATFORMING”

The Only Certainty This Election Is That There Will Be Chaos

President Trump is laying the groundwork for a drawn-out contestation of the election and won’t commit to a peaceful transition of power. This will spark unrest. At the moment, the United States is a country but not a state. It’s a country because its government exercises legal control over an extended territory, a sovereignty recognized… Continue reading “The Only Certainty This Election Is That There Will Be Chaos”