The Great Replacement

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"Joshua Fisher-Birch, a researcher at the Counter Extremism Project, said that Tarrant’s so-called manifesto was full of in-jokes and memes from internet and gaming culture. He referenced a dance from the game Fortnite, and joked that one old PlayStation game had 'taught [him] ethnonationalism.' Before getting out of his car and launching the attack, Tarrant told his livestream followers to subscribe to the popular YouTuber PewDiePie."

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July 11, 2022
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CEP Analyst Joshua Fisher-Birch interviewed for "The Replacement Conspiracy Inspiring Mass Shootings" episode of Vice News' "Decade of Hate" series: "The Great Replacement Theory has fuelled the world’s deadliest white supremacist terror attacks – but what exactly is it? And how has it leaked into mainstream politics? VICE World News’ Tim Hume investigates how so-called ‘lone wolf’ rampages never truly happen in isolation, and how the internet has fueled the ‘gamification’ of these deadly terror attacks."

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July 8, 2022
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Friday, Jul 08, 2022

CEP Analyst Joshua Fisher-Birch on Vice News "Decade of Hate" Series

CEP Analyst Joshua Fisher-Birch interviewed for "The Replacement Conspiracy Inspiring Mass Shootings" episode of Vice News' "Decade of Hate" series. 

"The Great Replacement Theory has fuelled the world’s deadliest white supremacist terror attacks – but what exactly is it? And how has it leaked into mainstream politics? VICE World News’ Tim Hume investigates how so-called ‘lone wolf’ rampages never truly happen in isolation, and how the internet has fueled the ‘gamification’ of these deadly terror attacks."

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Reflections on the Anniversary of Christchurch and the Great Replacement

On March 15, 2019, alleged gunman Brenton Tarrant attacked the Al Noor and Linwood mosques in Christchurch, killing 51 and wounding dozens of others. It was the worst terrorist attack in New Zealand’s history. Tarrant is now facing life in prison...

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