On this week’s episode of Yeah Nah Pasaran! on 3CR we talk to Andy Campbell [Twitter]. Andy is a senior editor and reporter at HuffPost, focusing on crime and extremism. He’s also the author of We Are Proud Boys: How a Right-Wing Street Gang Ushered in a New Era of American Extremism, which will be published by Hachette in October:
After the 2016 election, Americans witnessed a frightening trend: the sudden rise of a host of new extremist groups across the country. Emboldened by a new president, they flooded political rallies and built fervent online presences, expanding rapidly until they were a regular sight at everyday demonstrations. Amid the chaos, one group emerged as a leader among the others, with matching outfits, bizarre rituals, and a reputation for violence: the Proud Boys.
See : Proud Boys Leader Yells Racist Slurs Before Attacking Black Woman, Andy Campbell, HuffPost, February 22, 2022 | In Australia, a smol group of Proud Boys attended Marxism 2022 on the weekend, but are otherwise notorious for hearting bankrupt ANZAC and former Senator Fraser ‘Final Solution’ Anning, celebrating Invasion Day in Melbourne, and spawning Jarrad Searby, the neo-Nazi MMA fighter who now trains members of Tom Sewell’s neo-Nazi groupsucule ‘National Socialist Network’. See also : Damien Costas Presents : Gavin McInnes & Tommy Robinson Live in Australia (December 2018) (November 21, 2018).
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