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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”

Revisiting Some Recent Literature on the Alt-Right

Academic scholarship on the Alt-Right is much smaller than journalistic prose. That said, the last several years have seen an upsurge in scholarly writing on this contemporary phenomenon. To date, academic press has published only two books on the Alt-Right. In 2017, Making Sense of the Alt-Right, examines the movement’s origins, ideology, goals and role… Continue reading “Revisiting Some Recent Literature on the Alt-Right”

What the Red Pill Means for Radicals

Taking the red pill, for both the manosphere and the alt-right, is the beginning of a process of radicalization in which an individual becomes enculturated in an extreme, reactionary worldview. Alek Minassian’s vehicular attack in Toronto in April has brought the term “incel” into the public spotlight. “Incel” signifies an “involuntary celibate” — a male… Continue reading “What the Red Pill Means for Radicals”