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Gravel is thrown at Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, left, as the RCMP security detail provide protection, while protesters shout at a local microbrewery during the Canadian federal election campaign in London Ont., on Monday, September 6, 2021. (Nathan Denette/CP)

Protesters threw rocks at the PM. It should matter more.

Fatima Syed: Hate is a virus that grows rapidly if left unaddressed. And it’s been left unaddressed or dismissed by our political leaders for far too long.  
Members of the Proud Boys and other right-wing demonstrators during an "End Domestic Terrorism" rally in Portland, Ore., on Aug. 17, 2019 (Noah Berger/AP/CP)

Canada needs to brace itself for the next chapter of far-right extremism

Jenn Jefferys: To shrug it off as a threat that died along with Trump’s presidency, or as a purely American ailment, is as dangerous as it is apathetic
A flag flies outside a burning corrections building during protests and rioting in Kenosha, Wis. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

We are all witnessing the Great American Implosion

Adnan R. Khan: Trump’s paranoid gang of conspiracy theorists are armed and angry, preparing for war. It’s starting to feel downright apocalyptic here—and I’ve barely mentioned the pandemic
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Could Canada soon face a vigilante problem?

Shannon Gormley: Researchers in Europe have identified the conditions in which far-right vigilantes emerge. Canada ticks a lot of the boxes.
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The Legion tells neo-Nazis to get lost

An extremist group now seeking to register as a political party held a meeting at a Legion hall in Saskatchewan. It won’t happen again, says the local executive director.
Vigil For NZ Shooting Victims Held At East London Mosque

It’s time to take on far-right extremism

Opinion: Far-right nationalists can no longer be thought of as a fringe group. They’re leading one of the major terrorist movements of our time.
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The lessons Canada should learn from Britain’s anti-immigrant politics

Opinion: Canada is seen as a global beacon on immigration. But Justin Trudeau would be wise to look for the warning signs that Britain ignored before Brexit
U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he walks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington

Donald Trump and our crisis of loneliness

Scott Gilmore: Surveys reveal that people are living increasingly isolated existences, and it may help explain the rise of far-right politics
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The cautionary tale of Germany’s growing far-right

Adnan R. Khan on why it’s not fascism or even racism that’s driving the surprising success of the German far right. Canada should take notice.
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A hard right turn

Austria’s far-right Freedom Party is surging in the polls