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Contemporary Ideological Drivers of Violent Extremism: The Modern Militia Movement and Acceleration


Violent extremist movements quickly evolve, often in part to unpredictable online discourse. This lecture focuses on one example of how an ideological innovation—accelerationism—helped increase the prevalence of revolutionary ideology among militia extremists.

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