We explore how Alex Jones’ conspiracy hub and the online message board 4chan breed white supremacists.
Plus: The curious case of an adoption ad on a far-right podcast, a Middle Eastern conservative reflects on a Trump appointee’s Islamophobia and more.
In this week’s roundup: Quantifying hate on Twitter, analyzing Andrew Anglin and seeking info about racist political candidates near you.
They’re the target market for white supremacists’ online recruiting.
The internet’s leading neo-Nazi and the Charlottesville planner confront legal problems, a planned mosque shooting and hate-crime stat problems.
“Now he actually has the opportunity finally to come and defend himself and wrap himself in the First Amendment, and yet he doesn’t have the guts to do so.”
Andrew Anglin faces a lawsuit that could destroy the Daily Stormer, one of the most influential in the online white supremacist ecosystem.