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‘It’s almost like grooming’: how anti-vaxxers, conspiracy theorists, and the far-right came together over COVID

  Picture: JAMES ROSS/AAP Scenes of protesters clad in hi-vis jackets and shouting anti-vaccination slogans have dominated the news this week. As the ABC reported: Some of...

Meet BreadTube, the YouTube activists trying to beat the far-right at their own game

 Natalie Wynn-creator of ContraPoints YouTube has gained a reputation for facilitating far-right radicalisation and spreading antisocial ideas. However, in an interesting twist, the same subversive, comedic, satiric and ironic tactics used by...

Why the far-right and white supremecists have embraced the Middle Ages and their symbols

 AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Medievalist references littered the insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6th. Rudy Giuliani called for a “trial by combat”; the “Q Shaman”, Jacob Chansley (also...