Jihadis Go to Jail, White Supremacists Go Free
Western governments are guilty of a double standard when it comes to policing digital hate culture. If they want to prevent the next attack, they need to recognize the threat of online white supremacists and act to stop them.
A Global Call to End Online Extremism
Government leaders and tech companies convene to combat violent extremism online, an ongoing curfew amid violence in Sri Lanka, and the crackdown on Venezuela’s opposition continues.
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Pakistan’s military boom is an economic bust, and looking back on the Christchurch attack.
White Supremacism Isn’t Insanity
If you want to stop terrorists like New Zealand’s mosque shooter, the first step is to try to understand what they’re saying.
Neo-Nazis Bet Big on Bitcoin (And Lost)
How the far-right's failed cryptocurrency gamble became a bad joke for the Christchurch killer.
Christchurch Has Seen Trauma Before—Just Not Like This
The quiet New Zealand city has endured natural disaster. But until March 15, it had never faced an unnatural one.
The Dark Web Enabled the Christchurch Killer
The attack in New Zealand was inspired in part by the Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, but the real threat is lone wolves lurking in the far corners of the Internet.
The Inspiration for Terrorism in New Zealand Came From France
The gunman who massacred Muslims was inspired by ideas that have circulated for decades on the French far-right.
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This week, New Zealand saw its worst-ever terrorist attack, and Boeing aircraft around the world were grounded.
FP’s Guide to Islamophobia
In light of the terrorist attack on New Zealand mosques, here are some essays that help explain a global trend of Islamophobia and right-wing hate.
Australia’s Draconian Refugee Policy Comes Home to Roost
The government has gone to great lengths to keep asylum-seekers from its shores. Now it might have to accept some of them after all.
Oh, Lorde: New Zealand Singer Picks up Croatian Citizenship
The beloved popstar got the green light to become a Croat.
Trump Tasked Tillerson With Fixing U.S.-Russia Relations
Despite the Russia scandals plaguing the White House, Russian ‘Order of Friendship’ winner given a mission.
There’s An Eighth Continent That’s Been Hiding From Us This Whole Time
And it was right under our noses.
Black Market Avocados Flood Into New Zealand’s Sandwich and Sushi Shops
High prices and a short supply have led to an avocado crime wave in New Zealand.
Is Lego Stuck in an Arms Race To Make Children’s Play More Violent?
Lego used to be just for building blocks. But over the past few decades, it's grown more and more violent.
After $17 Million, Ponytail-Pulling New Zealand Prime Minister Loses Flag Referendum
After 10 months and $17 million, New Zealand decided not to change its flag after all.
New Zealand Official Feels Privileged to Have Had Dildo Thrown at His Face
A New Zealand minister had a dildo thrown at his face. Good thing he thought it was funny.
New Zealand’s Flag Referendum Will Pit Silver Fern Against British Empire
New Zealand has chosen a finalist to go up against the traditional flag in a nationwide vote in March.
Odds Are New Zealand’s New Flag Will Feature a Fern
New Zealanders began voting Friday for which flag will compete with the Union Jack in 2016.