This Lifestyle Influencer Lost Her Accounts Because of QAnon | Vice News

QAnon has spread from the dark corners of the internet to the mainstream, in part thanks to social media influencers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upXofFy8xrE VICE News meets a lifestyle influencer who says her mission is to stop child trafficking, but who has been removed from numerous social media platforms in their crackdowns on QAnon content. RELATED CONTENT:

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 The figure of the lonely metaphysical terrorist who blew himself up with his bomb appeared in Russia at the end of the nineteenth century … The real genesis of al-Qaeda violence has more to do with a Western tradition of individual and pessimistic revolt for an elusive ideal world than with the Koranic conception of… Continue lendo “Terror and the Western Tradition” – John GRAY

“Author Salman Rushdie Attacked on Lecture Stage in New York” – Joshua GOODMAN

BLOOMBERG, 12 August, 2022 Chautauqua, N.Y. (AP) -- Salman Rushdie, the author whose novel The Satanic Verses drew death threats from Iran's leader in the 1980s, was attacked and apparently stabbed in the neck Friday by a man who rushed the stage as he was about to give a lecture in western New York. A… Continue lendo “Author Salman Rushdie Attacked on Lecture Stage in New York” – Joshua GOODMAN

Anders Breivik’s Chilling Act Of Terrorism Killed 77 People | Our Life (documentary)

When a killing spree occurs, the inevitable reaction is one of shock and disbelief at the unexpected and unimaginably violent chain of events. This compelling new series features such murders in forensic detail, drawing upon the testimony of those involved and those who knew the perpetrator to tell the story behind each chain of rapidly… Continue lendo Anders Breivik’s Chilling Act Of Terrorism Killed 77 People | Our Life (documentary)

“A gun church that glorifies the AR-15 and is led by the son of the ‘Moonies’ church founder has been making alliances with far-right figures” – Alia SHOAIB

Business Insider, October 30, 2021 Wearing his signature crown of gleaming bullets and with a gold AR-15 often strapped to his chest, the 42-year-old Pastor Sean Moon is a bizarre religious leader.  Sean Moon is the founder of the Pennsylvania-based The World Peace and Unification Sanctuary Church, also known as the Rod of Iron Ministries. … Continue lendo “A gun church that glorifies the AR-15 and is led by the son of the ‘Moonies’ church founder has been making alliances with far-right figures” – Alia SHOAIB

Reverend Moon: Emperor of the Universe | BBC documentary

The following video is a one-hour long BBC documentary made in 2000. It gives a lot of information about Sun Myung Moon, starting with his early life. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mEnxHDaGF5w Sun Myung Moon (Korean: 문선명; Hanja: 文鮮明; born Yong Myung Moon; 6 January 1920 – 3 September 2012) was a Korean religious leader, also known for his… Continue lendo Reverend Moon: Emperor of the Universe | BBC documentary

The Dream of a Ridiculous Mankind: The Anti-Vax Burning Man in Mexico | Vice News

Pandemic restrictions are loosening in much of the world. But that’s not stopping anti-vaxers from uprooting their lives and relocating to a land of milk, honey, and zero travel restrictions for foreigners to enter: Mexico. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sk-_1UBskPw Joining anarchist cells and eco-villages when they arrive, these Canadians and Europeans are building networks which they say will… Continue lendo The Dream of a Ridiculous Mankind: The Anti-Vax Burning Man in Mexico | Vice News

The Sex Guru Wanted by International Police | The Business of Crime

From Indian Alleged Cult Leader escaping rape charges on a South American Island to the AR-15 toting Rod of Iron Ministries, cults around the world are buying up land and setting up compounds. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAPpEqzp1AA In The Business of Crime, VICE World News looks at different parts of the criminal economy, separating fact from myth. In… Continue lendo The Sex Guru Wanted by International Police | The Business of Crime

Colonia Dignidad: A notorious cult – The fight for justice | DW Documentary

At the Colonia Dignidad compound in Chile, Paul Schäfer ruled over his followers with an iron fist. Exhausting work, violence, and abuse dominated daily life. During the Pinochet dictatorship, political prisoners were tortured and murdered there. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgXmSaRdQOc Decades of human rights abuses at Colonia Dignidad made the settlement notorious around the world. Horst Schaffrik still… Continue lendo Colonia Dignidad: A notorious cult – The fight for justice | DW Documentary

The Replacement Conspiracy Inspiring Mass Shootings | Vice News

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