The Cult of Kek: An Archaic Belief System for an Alt-Right “New Age”

November 26, 2020

Pepe the Frog, the green character in Matt Furie's "Boy's Club" cartoons, is familiar on the internet. The alt-right started to use it to symbolize their battle against political correctness as well as the principles of liberty, equality and justice — the founding values of liberal democracy....

Great Little Men: Why the Alt-Right Begs for Money

November 21, 2019

In September, the former darling of the alt-right, Milo Yiannopoulos, used the messaging app Telegram to complain to his followers that he was “talking to the same 1,000 people, none of whom buy books, tickets or anything or donate” and that he “can’t put food on the table that way.” A...

Aleksandr Dugin’s Ideology Echoes Through the Alt-Right

October 22, 2019

Francis Fukuyama famously proclaimed the triumph of liberal democracy in his 1992 seminal classic, “The End of History and the Last Man.” He argued that the legitimacy of liberal democracy had become unrivalled after defeating oppressive political ideologies such as fascism and communism....

The Radical Roots of Trump Talk

December 18, 2018

Donald Trump regularly adopts talking points and conspiracy claims that originate on the furthest fringes of the radical right. For years, the American radical right has insisted that huge numbers of South African whites are being subjected to a racist genocide by their black countrymen. The...

Uniting Germany’s Radical Right

September 27, 2018

While protests against Islam, migration and asylum seekers serve as a common denominator, there is little coherence in formulating a right-wing “alternative for Germany.” The recent right-wing surge in Germany is marked by an increasing degree of dispersal among radical-right actors. New...

Is Poland the New Hub for the Radical Right?

May 16, 2018

In a world where the radical right is most certainly on the rise, Poland has become a key stomping ground for its adherents. In recent years, Poland has attracted more attention from the international community than any time since its break from communism almost 30 years ago, rivaled only by its...

Germany and the Rise of a Fascist International

September 28, 2017

Germany funds foundations for its political parties. If the far right gets one, we're one step closer to globalizing the alt-right. Germany got its very own electoral shock on September 24, when the far right won 13% of the vote in country’s parliamentary elections. For the first time in more...

Racism in America is Alive and Well

August 18, 2017

Fifteen decades after abolishing slavery, a non-contrite America is still a slave to its racist past. It is 152 years since the bloody civil war that tore America apart ended and slavery officially abolished. While blacks are no longer slaves today, are they truly free? In a country where all...

Unite the Right: The New Face of White Supremacy

August 14, 2017

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Landon Shroder, a former intelligence analyst and now partner and political director of RVA Mag. On August 12, a small student town of Charlottesville, Virginia, voted as America’s happiest place, became a scene of what the Southern...

The World This Week: Make America White Again

August 13, 2017

Clashes in Charlottesville are as much about class and urban gentrification as about masculinity and supremacist ideology in an increasingly unequal society. For those who like rollercoaster rides and do not live under a rock, reading world news must be jolly good fun. This week, North Korean...

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