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Research & Trends in Extremism

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New Pew Survey Highlights Differences Between Jews and Non-Jews Over Hamas-Israel War

New Pew Survey Highlights Differences Between Jews and Non-Jews Over Hamas-Israel War

People participate in a demonstration to demand that Israel end…
New Jersey Issues Report Showing Dramatic Rise in Bias Incidents in 2022

New Jersey Issues Report Showing Dramatic Rise in Bias Incidents in 2022

Camden County Police officers keep an eye out as demonstrators…
Universities are Teaching Eco-Terrorism in Their Classrooms

Universities are Teaching Eco-Terrorism in Their Classrooms

Protestors of the DAPL demonstrate in front of the White…

US Army Survey Reveals Struggle to Stop Extremism

An internal U.S. Army survey indicates Army personnel can’t always…
Scientists Increasingly Engage in Civil Disobedience to Protest Climate Change

Scientists Increasingly Engage in Civil Disobedience to Protest Climate Change

Scientist Rebellion climate activists hold a banner during a demonstration…
New Study Looks at Attitudes Toward Political Violence

New Study Looks at Attitudes Toward Political Violence

Police intervened in a pro-Palestinian protest in Union Square Park…

Dearborn Michigan Has Become Jihad Capital of America

Almost immediately after Oct. 7, Dearborn residents were celebrating the…
Militant Jihadists Groups Revitalizing Crypto Crowdsourcing

Militant Jihadists Groups Revitalizing Crypto Crowdsourcing

Photoillustration - Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images
New FBI Report Shows Alarming Increase of Hate Crime at Schools

New FBI Report Shows Alarming Increase of Hate Crime at Schools

A University of Washington student demonstrates at the We Are…

Feds Suggested Search Terms for Banks

Federal investigators suggested banks use a range of terms beyond…
OpenAI Outlines Plan to Deter Election Misinformation

OpenAI Outlines Plan to Deter Election Misinformation

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman in the U.S. Capitol during the…

Substack Deplatforms Neo-Nazis

The newsletter platform Substack has removed “some” pro-Nazi publications, including…
Antisemitic Incidents Have Tripled Since Oct. 7

Antisemitic Incidents Have Tripled Since Oct. 7

The presidents of Harvard, UPenn and MIT testify before the…

How U.S. Public Schools Teach Antisemitism

California’s new “Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum” (ESMC) mandates lessons on the marginalization…
DoD Releases Report on Extremism in Military

DoD Releases Report on Extremism in Military

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken exchanges challenge coins with…
New Study Shows TikTok Promotes Chinese Government Propaganda

New Study Shows TikTok Promotes Chinese Government Propaganda

Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA) introduces…

Poll Finds Alarming Level of Holocaust Denial Among Young Voters

A recent YouGov survey reveals that Holocaust denial is not…
Antisemitic Incidents in US Soar

Antisemitic Incidents in US Soar

Pro-Israeli supporters “March For Israel” at the National Mall on…

Survey Shows Campus Jews Feel They Must Hide Their Identity

A survey by Hillel International reveals that over one-third of…
DOE Opening Investigations Into Incidents of Campus Hate

DOE Opening Investigations Into Incidents of Campus Hate

People place their caps and gowns on the gates of…

Chicago Sees Rise in Hate Crimes

Chicago has seen a significant increase in reported hate crimes,…
X Leaves Up Antisemitic Posts

X Leaves Up Antisemitic Posts

An image of Elon Musk is seen displayed on a…

News Outlets Under Fire for October 7 Involvement

An investigation by the media watchdog group HonestReporting raised questions…
NYPD Reports 124 Percent Rise in Hate Crimes

NYPD Reports 124 Percent Rise in Hate Crimes

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, U.S. Rep. Ritchie Torres (D-NY), NYC Mayor…

Bot Networks Target Celebrities and Influencers With Anti-Israel Messages

A study from Rutgers University’s Network Contagion Research Institute (NCRI)…
Hamas Child Soldiers

Hamas Child Soldiers

Hamas child soldier, posted by Hamas Ministry of Interior -…
Calls for Violence Against Jews Rose By 1,200 Percent

Calls for Violence Against Jews Rose By 1,200 Percent

A pro-Palestine protester gestures to a person holding the flags…

White Supremacist Active Club Recruitment Videos Reach Millions on TikTok

Recruitment videos for a new cluster of white supremacist groups…

New FBI Data Reveals Significant Increase in Hate Crime Incidents

FBI data reveals a significant increase in reported hate crime…
Meta Taking Steps to Remove Support for Hamas

Meta Taking Steps to Remove Support for Hamas

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FBI Creates New Extremism Category for MAGA Supporters

FBI Creates New Extremism Category for MAGA Supporters

A supporter of former U.S. president Donald Trump carries a…
EU Study Claims X Has Highest Disinformation

EU Study Claims X Has Highest Disinformation

Photo illustration showing a page of 'X' (formerly known as…
Research Warns of Rise of White Supremacist Active Clubs

Research Warns of Rise of White Supremacist Active Clubs

Members of Arizona Active Club and WLM CA pose together…

Big-City Hate Crimes Skyrocket in 2022  

An unpublished report by the Center for the Study of…

New Study: The Role of Social Media Algorithms in the Radicalization Process

A recent study finds that exposure to alternative and extremist…
Social Media Firms Failed to Stop Russian Disinformation Campaigns Says EU Report

Social Media Firms Failed to Stop Russian Disinformation Campaigns Says EU Report

Facebook, X and Instagram icons - Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty…

Study Identifies Distinct Incel Clusters

A study published in the journal Psychology of Men &…
Study Shows Teens More Likely to Fall for Online Conspiracy Theories

Study Shows Teens More Likely to Fall for Online Conspiracy Theories

Teenage girl looking at iPhone - Education Images/Universal Images Group…

Appeals Court Upholds Pro-Life Activists Claim DC Selectively Enforced Statute

A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of anti-abortion…

Multiple Neo-Nazi Active Club Members in Military

Researchers say a neo-Nazi “active club” known as the Clockwork…
Military Recruiters are Failing to Screen for Extremism

Military Recruiters are Failing to Screen for Extremism

Department of Defense logo - Celal Gunes/Anadolu Agency via Getty…
X Sues Extremism Watchdog Group

X Sues Extremism Watchdog Group

A mobile phone showing Twitter's new "X" icon - CFOTO/Future…

New Study Examines Social Media Echo Chambers

A study published in the journal Nature found that reducing…
New Research Into Relationship Between Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism

New Research Into Relationship Between Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism

Supporters of Britain’s left-wing Labour Party protest in London, July…

New Study on How Perceived Cultural Threats Breed Violent Extremism

A new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National…
Using Machine Learning to Understand Radicalization Process

Using Machine Learning to Understand Radicalization Process

People attend the Future of AI 2023 Annual Summit in…
Groups Express Concern Over Hate Speech and Extremism on Threads

Groups Express Concern Over Hate Speech and Extremism on Threads

Threads logo - Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
More Than Half of ADL Survey Respondents Report Online Harassment in 2022

More Than Half of ADL Survey Respondents Report Online Harassment in 2022

A monitor displays a presentation as Stamford (Ct.) Police Department…
Feds Catch Hundreds of Suspected Terrorists at Border

Feds Catch Hundreds of Suspected Terrorists at Border

Migrants attempting to cross in to the U.S. from Mexico…

Study Says Twitter Algorithm Amplifies Hate

A recent study conducted by Cornell University and the University…
New Report on Within Our Lifetime Links Group to NYC Violence

New Report on Within Our Lifetime Links Group to NYC Violence

WOL founder Nerdeen Kiswani protesting against Israel during the International…

SPLC’s New Hate Report Fudges Numbers

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) released its annual report…
New Research on Connection Between Military Service and Extremism

New Research on Connection Between Military Service and Extremism

Protesters enter the U.S. Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021…

Attacks on Catholic Churches Rise

Advocates expressed frustration over the lack of consequences for individuals…
New Research Shows Link Between Left-Wing Activists and Narcissism

New Research Shows Link Between Left-Wing Activists and Narcissism

Protesters during an anti-fascism protest in January 2021 in Amsterdam,…
New Survey on Support for Extremism Among Military Veterans

New Survey on Support for Extremism Among Military Veterans

An Army veteran displays his MAAG (Military Assistance Advisory Group)…
Domestic Terrorism Investigations Have Quadrupled

Domestic Terrorism Investigations Have Quadrupled

On the second anniversary of the U.S. Capitol attack, the…
Over 200 Campus Events Featured Expressions of Antisemitism

Over 200 Campus Events Featured Expressions of Antisemitism

An art installation that drew backlash from some Jewish campus…
The Rebranding of Islamic Antisemitic Organizations as Progressive Human Rights Groups

The Rebranding of Islamic Antisemitic Organizations as Progressive Human Rights Groups

Pro-Palestinian protesters demonstrate on June 15, 2021 in New York…
Extremist NFTs

Extremist NFTs

CryptoPunks collection in OpenSea - Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images
Antisemitism Surges on Twitter

Antisemitism Surges on Twitter

Rapper Kanye West's Twitter account was suspended after posting repeated…
<strong>GTI Data Reveal Terror Attacks More Deadly, Africa is Biggest Target</strong>

GTI Data Reveal Terror Attacks More Deadly, Africa is Biggest Target

Brazilian security forces supervise the dismantling of far-right ex-president Jair…
<strong>New FBI Supplemental 2021 Hate Crime Statistics</strong>

New FBI Supplemental 2021 Hate Crime Statistics

LA Mayor Karen Bass looks on as U.S. Attorney Martin…
<strong>New ADL report on Extremism in the US</strong>

New ADL report on Extremism in the US

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<strong>Study Examines Link Between Location of Terrorists and Risk of Terrorism</strong>

Study Examines Link Between Location of Terrorists and Risk of Terrorism

Mayor Eric Adams speaks on the 30th anniversary of the…
<strong>Preventing Extremism Through Gaming</strong>

Preventing Extremism Through Gaming

A screenshot from the game "Through the Darkest of Times"…
<strong>New Study Uncovers Patterns in Mass Attacks</strong>

New Study Uncovers Patterns in Mass Attacks

An officer puts up police tape at a crime scene…
<strong>New Rash of Attacks on Northwest Power Grid Instrastructure</strong>

New Rash of Attacks on Northwest Power Grid Instrastructure

Power grid infrastructure in the Northwest has seen a huge…
<strong>Study on Radicalization Among Veterans and Active-Duty Service Members</strong>

Study on Radicalization Among Veterans and Active-Duty Service Members

Pro-Trump protesters trying to enter the Capitol building on Jan.…
<strong>2023 Trends in Terrorism</strong>

2023 Trends in Terrorism

Foreign Policy Research Institute Report (screenshot)
<strong>Report on Violent Far-Right Threat to Conservative Institutions</strong>

Report on Violent Far-Right Threat to Conservative Institutions

Bi-partisan House select committee hearing investigating the Jan. 6 attack…
Congress Asks Game Companies to Address Extremism

Congress Asks Game Companies to Address Extremism

A recent report from the Anti-Defamation League about the rise…
FBI Slammed for Faulty 2021 Hate Crimes Statistics

FBI Slammed for Faulty 2021 Hate Crimes Statistics

The FBI released the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) 2021…
Hundreds of Oath Keepers Worked for DHS

Hundreds of Oath Keepers Worked for DHS

An investigation by the Project On Government Oversight (POGO) and…
Amazing interview with a Jewish (former) neo-Nazi

Amazing interview with a Jewish (former) neo-Nazi

This video shares the incredible story of a Jeiwsh man…
How Extremists Use Video Games to Recruit Vulnerable Youth

How Extremists Use Video Games to Recruit Vulnerable Youth

A computer game created by Hezbollah called “Sacred Defense –…
Terrorists Prefer Crypto

Terrorists Prefer Crypto

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<strong>Significant Increase in Suspected Terrorists Attempting to Cross Border</strong>

Significant Increase in Suspected Terrorists Attempting to Cross Border

Illegal immigrants seek entry to the U.S. at the southern…
New Report Claims Online Platforms Radicalized the Buffalo Shooter

New Report Claims Online Platforms Radicalized the Buffalo Shooter

Street memorials surround the Tops supermarket where a gunman murdered…
Teens are Being Driven to Extremism by Targeted Social Media Content

Teens are Being Driven to Extremism by Targeted Social Media Content

Report shows a dramatic increase in terror plots on U.S.…
Jump in Plots Against Critical Infrastructure

Jump in Plots Against Critical Infrastructure

Report shows a dramatic increase in terror plots on U.S.…
Statewide Survey Finds Most Colorado Hate Crimes Go Unreported

Statewide Survey Finds Most Colorado Hate Crimes Go Unreported

A rally against violence toward Asian and Pacific Islander communities…
Research Explores Online Hyper-Posters

Research Explores Online Hyper-Posters

Social media network diagram - Wikimedia
California Synagogues Secure Federal Grants to Increase Security

California Synagogues Secure Federal Grants to Increase Security

Rabbi Jason Rodich stands outside the entrance to Congregation Emanu-El…
Rise in Incel Calls for Violence

Rise in Incel Calls for Violence

A board showing gunman Elliot Rodger, who posted a manifesto…
Facebook Reacts to Tech Transparency Project Findings

Facebook Reacts to Tech Transparency Project Findings

Members of the Boogaloo Movement attend a demonstration against coronavirus…
Five Trends Driving Future of Terrorism

Five Trends Driving Future of Terrorism

Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images
The Pros and Cons of Deplatforming Extremists

The Pros and Cons of Deplatforming Extremists

Video of far-right media personality Alex Jones shown at Capitol…
Threats to Federal Law Enforcement Officials Increase After Mar-a-Lago Search

Threats to Federal Law Enforcement Officials Increase After Mar-a-Lago Search

Local law enforcement officers in front of the Mar-A-Lago home…
The Threat of Terrorist and Violent Extremist-Operated Websites

The Threat of Terrorist and Violent Extremist-Operated Websites

A visual depiction of terrorist migration from large to smaller…
Accelerationist Guide Advocates Attacks on Trains

Accelerationist Guide Advocates Attacks on Trains

Migrants crossing Rio Grande - Chandan Khanna/Getty Images
Possible Threat of Neo-Nazi Fighters Returning to West After Fighting in Ukraine

Possible Threat of Neo-Nazi Fighters Returning to West After Fighting in Ukraine

Ukrainian soldiers and foreign fighters board a vehicle on the…
Senate Armed Services Committee Calls For Halt to Army’s Anti-Extremism Program

Senate Armed Services Committee Calls For Halt to Army’s Anti-Extremism Program

Senate Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Strategic Forces Chairman Angus…
Ideological Nihilism as a Source of Mass Violence

Ideological Nihilism as a Source of Mass Violence

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How Antifa Helps Radicalize Far-Right Extremists

How Antifa Helps Radicalize Far-Right Extremists

Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images
DHS Could be Doing More to Fight Domestic Terrorism

DHS Could be Doing More to Fight Domestic Terrorism

Photo by PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images
Putin is Using Iran as Proxy for Cyber Warfare

Putin is Using Iran as Proxy for Cyber Warfare

Photo by Alexander RyuminTASS via Getty Images
5 Lessons to be Learned from America’s Forgotten Terrorists

5 Lessons to be Learned from America’s Forgotten Terrorists

Wall Street bombing, Sept. 16, 1920 – Library of Congress…
<strong>US Has Averaged More Than One Mass Shooting Per Day Since 2014</strong>

US Has Averaged More Than One Mass Shooting Per Day Since 2014

Photo by Helen H. Richardson/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty…
<strong>How Extremism Operates Online</strong>

How Extremism Operates Online

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