On this week’s episode of Yeah Nah, we talk to Samantha Kutner [Twitter] — a Dancer, Research Consultant & Fellow at the the Khalifa Ihler Institute — about Proud Boys, Countering Violent Extremism, (de-)radicalisation and Secrets & Whispers. Samantha’s recent work includes ‘Swiping Right: The Allure of Hyper Masculinity and Cryptofascism for Men Who Join the Proud Boys’ (The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism, May 26, 2020) & The Hate-Map.
See / hear also : Donald Trump’s commutation of Roger Stone’s sentence is even worse than it looks, Chris Cillizza, CNN, July 13, 2020 | Are the Proud Boys Done or Are They Just Getting Started?, EJ Dickson, Rolling Stone, August 15, 2019 (‘As the 2020 election approaches, there could be an increase in violence from the far-right group, says a researcher tracking the spread of the Proud Boys’) | Andy Ngo [is a threat to our community, provides kill lists to Atomwaffen and] hangs up in the middle of a podcast, March 21, 2020 | I Don’t Speak German, Episode 20: Gavin, Goad, and Edgelord Comedy (with Samantha Kutner), June 5, 2019 | Damien Costas Presents : Gavin McInnes & Tommy Robinson Live in Australia (December 2018) (November 21, 2018).
Above : Piss Boys denounce the ‘Invasion Day’ rally in Melbourne, January 2020 (the manbabies skedaddled before the arrival of tens of thousands of marchers).
4.30pm, Thursday, July 16, 2020 /// 3CR /// 855AM / streaming live on the 3CR website
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