The far right have a habit of co-opting symbols and visual iconography originally used by other movements, oftentimes those holding opposing ideologies. For example, during the rally-turned-siege in Washington on January 6, protesters chanted, “Whose house? Our house!” This was a likely nod to, “Whose streets? Our streets!” shouted by attendees of the 2017 Unite the Right rally in... Continue Reading
Meghan Conroy is a PhD candidate at Loughborough University's Online Civic Culture Centre, an analyst with Moonshot CVE and a doctoral fellow with the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right (CARR). Her research centers on reactionary internet subcultures and extremism.