Tag: alt-right

Bomb-plotting extremist American soldier tried to join US-backed neo-Nazi militia in Ukraine

A far-right US soldier arrested by the FBI for plotting domestic bomb attacks sought to join Ukraine’s neo-Nazi Azov Battalion, which was directly armed and advised by the American government

By Ben Norton

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Behind a made-for-TV Hong Kong protest narrative, Washington is backing nativism and mob violence

Hong Kong’s increasingly xenophobic protests are devolving into chaos with help from US government regime-change outfits and a right-wing local media tycoon with close ties to hardliners in Washington.

By Dan Cohen

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How trolls pushing for regime change in Syria helped popularize Trump’s attack on the ‘Alt-Left’

A motley crew of toxic interventionists lobbying for regime change in Syria smeared the anti-war left as “alt-left” before Donald Trump did the same.

By Ben Norton / AlterNet


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