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Glossary of Extremism and Hate

This database provides an overview of many of the terms and individuals used by or associated with movements and groups that subscribe to and/or promote extremist or hateful ideologies.

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Harold "Hardy" Carro…

Harold "Hardy" Carroll Lloyd is a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania- based white supremacist who leads "Church of Ben Klassen," a faction of the Creativity Movement. Lloyd has a long criminal history and has been incarcerated for a variety of... Read more

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Great Replacement / …

"The Great Replacement" conspiracy theory made significant headway into the mainstream in 2021. The theory alleges that people of color are "replacing" white people through immigration, birth rates and other economic, social and political means. While the... Read more

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E. Michael Jones

E. Michael Jones

E. Michael Jones is a longtime antisemite and traditionalist Catholic writer born in 1948. Jones promotes the idea that Jews are responsible for perpetrating attacks against the Catholic Church, as well as against moral standards, social stability... Read more

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Neo-Nazi

Neo-Nazis are one of the main segments of the white supremacist movement in the United States and many other countries. They revere Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany and sometimes try to adopt Nazi principles to their own... Read more

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Stew Peters

Stew Peters

Stew Peters is a Florida-based antisemitic conspiracy theorist, radio show host and self-proclaimed “Christian nationalist.” He also regularly promotes anti-LGBTQ+ and white supremacist beliefs on his show and social media, and he has engaged in Holocaust denial... Read more

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Goyim Defense League

The Goyim Defense League (GDL) is a loose network of individuals connected by their virulent antisemitism. GDL attracts a range of antisemites and white supremacists who are best known for their antisemitic stunts and schemes to troll... Read more

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Goyim Defense League

The Goyim Defense League (GDL) is a loose network of individuals connected by their virulent antisemitism. GDL attracts a range of antisemites and white supremacists who are best known for their antisemitic stunts and schemes to troll... Read more

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Latest Terms

Scamdemic

“Scamdemic” is a popular conspiratorial term used by some conspiracy theorists, extremists and anti-vaccine activists to describe their belief that the COVID-19 pandemic was deliberately planned and “orchestrated” by global elites as a ruse to enslave humanity... Read more

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Resistance News Network (RNN)

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Resistance News Network (RNN) is a radical antisemitic, anti-Zionist English-language Telegram channel that promotes violence against Israel and anti-normalization with “Zionists.” RNN first appeared on Telegram in October 2022. As of October 2023, RNN has claimed that... Read more

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Turbo Cancer

Turbo cancer is a term used for an anti-vaccine conspiracy theory that claims COVID-19 vaccines, especially mRNA vaccines, are causing vaccinated individuals to develop aggressive, fast-developing cancers. The claim has been debunked by medical experts, and the... Read more

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Men Going Their Own Way (MGTOW)

Men Going Their Own …

MGTOWs are gender separatists who generally do not pose a direct physical threat to most women.  The primary threat posed by MGTOWs comes from their dangerous and disingenuous antifeminist rhetoric, including lies about the nature and consequences... Read more

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Cultural Marxism

“Cultural Marxism” is a term used typically by right-wing ideologues to attack an array of ideas and concepts they oppose, including multiculturalism, globalism, feminism and LGBTQ+ rights, among others. The term often functions as an antisemitic dog... Read more

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