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Lexikon: Far-right extremism

English translations on right wing extremism.

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Armed and violent: uniformed members of the Proud Boys at a demo in Portland.

US Election 2020 Who Are The Proud Boys?

The Proud Boys, founded in 2016 in the USA but now also active internationally, are a misogynist men’s club and far-right goon squad – or in their own words: “western chauvinists”. In a TV debate during the US presidential election campaign, Trump found encouraging words for the group: the Proud Boys should “stand by”. What does Trump mean by this? Who are the Proud Boys? And what danger do they pose?

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“Corona Denier” Demos How the Conspiracy Ideology “QAnon” and the Far-Right “Reichsbürger” Ideologies Are Connected

Conspiracy ideologies and esotericism are currently uniting protesters demonstrating against the government lockdown measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. Two narratives have emerged as the most powerful: the US-American myths surrounding “QAnon” and conspiracist elements of the German sovereignist and “Reichsbürger” milieu. Jan Rathje looks at the dynamics behind this alliance.

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Far-Right Real Estate Dreams A Room of One’s Own

For years, the far right has been trying to gain a foothold in rural areas across Germany. According to government estimates, 146 properties belong to the scene. However, the actual number is almost certainly much higher. An overview of far-right properties in Germany – and what neighbours can do to combat this phenomenon.

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Deplatforming Kicking Nazis off Social Media

Why do social networks offer right-wing extremists their platforms as a medium of communication? Critics have been asking this question for years. Now, a satisfactory answer is in sight, as several large networks are banning right-wing extremists. But what then?

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