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Cynthia Miller-Idriss

MSNBC Columnist

Cynthia Miller-Idriss is a professor in the School of Public Affairs and the School of Education at American University, where she directs the Polarization and Extremism Research and Innovation Lab (PERIL). Her most recent book is "Hate in the Homeland: The New Global Far Right."

Cynthia Miller-Idriss is a professor in the School of Public Affairs and the School of Education at American University, where she directs the Polarization and Extremism Research and Innovation Lab (PERIL). Her most recent book is "Hate in the Homeland: The New Global Far Right."

Latest from Cynthia Miller-Idriss

346d ago

The dangerous Trump-blindness of Marjorie Taylor Greene

Marjorie Taylor Greene chose loyalty to Trump over facts during a Homeland Security Committee hearing on disinformation and the government’s role in countering it.
442d ago

Andrew Tate’s violent, misogynistic teachings are seeping into classrooms

Internet influencer Andrew Tate has amassed a growing following of school-aged boys to his misogynistic school of violent, anti-feminist thinking.
446d ago

How the internet supercharged white supremacist homeschooling

An Ohio couple used homeschooling to indoctrinate children into white supremacy. The strategy is is nothing new, but the pandemic has made the problem worse.
495d ago

Elon Musk’s Twitter is a welcoming home for Trump-disillusioned QAnon

Elon Musk's cryptic tweets seem to have ignited the QAnon masses and signal that Twitter is a welcoming space for conspiracists who've lost faith in Trump.
546d ago

The Proud Boys at Penn State was never going to end well

Penn State played right into the hands of the far-right’s long-term strategy of using college appearances to platform hate.
550d ago

Christian nationalism is a racist, ahistorical ideology of violence

Christian nationalism twists the scriptures and the Constitution.
620d ago

How the loss of Roe directly serves white supremacists' horrifying plot

Some white supremacist groups see rape of white women as an “extremely effective” way to increase white births. After the death of Roe, the ideology is all the more horrifying.
638d ago

Extremism in the military is a serious national security threat. The GOP needs to act like it

Germany is taking its problem with extremists in the military seriously.
648d ago

The Jan. 6 hearings will not prevent the next wave of extremism

What we need right now is a massive investment in and commitment to countering disinformation at all levels.
709d ago

The racist theory that allegedly motivated the Buffalo shooter suspect, explained

The conspiracy theory is so powerful because it can easily be directed toward any demographic group seen as a threat to white people
719d ago

Tucker Carlson is the No. 1 champion of this leading far-right conspiracy

How Tucker Carlson revived and supercharged the white supremacist “great replacement” conspiracy.
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