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Far-Right Extremist Mobilization Surges During U.S. Unrest


Far-Right Extremist Mobilization Surges During U.S. Unrest

Thursday, August 27, 2020
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In this video, Center for Global Policy (CGP) non-resident fellows Alejandro J. Beutel and Daryl Johnson discuss insights from their recent article “Far-Right Extremist Mobilization Surges During U.S. Unrest.” The talk includes a survey of recent U.S. far-right actor mobilization, findings from the article's open source dataset mapping far-left and far-right presence around the nationwide anti-racism protests, a forecast of future short-term extremist trends before during and immediately after the 2020 U.S. national elections and policy recommendations. Disclaimer: The views expressed in this video are the speaker’s own and do not necessarily reflect the views of START, the University of Maryland or the United States government. Please send an email to start-events@umd.edu to receive a link to a recording with closed captions.

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