The 2022 VCDL Lobby Day Was a Bust

his year’s “Virginia Citizens Defense League Lobby Day”, held on January 17, 2022, in Richmond, Virginia, went much quieter than in recent years. Nonetheless, as with years prior, armed far-right groups appeared alongside friendly media. Front and center of the spectacle in the Virginia capital–once again–were members of the waning “Boogaloo movement”. 

White Rose Stickers and the Transnational Antivax Network Behind Them

An international network with roots in the UK is pushing a message against life-saving pandemic health measures. Stickers from “The White Rose” group appeared around the world, from Australia to the USA to South Africa to Japan. Beyond limited reports of this guerrilla “activism” in a few local UK papers, the English-language reporting on the group remains weak.

Incel Punks Fuck Off: When a Far-Right Internet Subculture Comes to Town

On 11 September 2021, attendees from around the country gathered in Atlanta for “Virginfest,” a self-described “incel music festival.” The “incel” community or “involuntary celibates” are a violently misogynistic online community that has produced numerous mass murderers, such as Elliot Rodger.