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In a moment where far-right domestic extremism is the top terrorist threat, extremism experts are needed to bolster legal cases and improve media coverage.
Last year it became clear that although American democracy survived a crucial stress test, the radical right’s efforts to undermine it have only grown larger.
The January 6 insurrection fits into a history of right-wing coup attempts at times when their influence was threatened by a growing progressive movement.
Conspiracy theories are increasingly intersecting with right-wing extremist ideologies. This is not happening by mistake. It's a deliberate strategy.
Rather than one grand conspiracy, it appears the January 6 insurrection was organized and executed by disparate extremist groups.
The sizable percentage of current and former military service members at the January 6 insurrection has raised new concerns about extremism in the military.
From the fascists of the early 20th Century to the modern Republican Party, those who seek to undermine democracy usually do so in the name of democracy.
This isn’t the first time a death of this nature was used as a tool to radicalize and recruit new members to extremist groups.
While Republicans push revisionist history about the insurrection, it's important to highlight the reach of the Big Lie and the scope of the Capitol siege.
Amy Kremer, the founder of Women Vote Smart PAC and organizer of Trump's January 6 rally, was fined 5 times by the FEC for failure to file - fines she hasn't paid.