From cyberfascism to terrorism: On 4chan/pol/ culture and the transnational production of memetic violence

@article{Thorleifsson2021FromCT,
  title={From cyberfascism to terrorism: On 4chan/pol/ culture and the transnational production of memetic violence},
  author={Cathrine Thorleifsson},
  journal={Nations and Nationalism},
  year={2021}
}
This article examines the fascists imaginaries that are produced and circulated at 4chan /pol/. Based on analysis of memes and posts collected during a 6-month period in 2019, it explores the diagnoses given by anonymous users to the imagining of the ultra-nation and dehumanized others, and the prescriptions for the remedies needed to bring about its saving. It argues that the cultural practices of /pol/ where fascist fantasies of white supremacy are spread fast and anonymously in a… 
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