“Remember Lads, Subscribe to PewDiePie”: We Need to Talk About How Domestic Terrorists are Created Online

When I was a wide-eyed 19 year-old sophomore at the University of Hull in 2009, I had a close friend and housemate whom we shall call ‘Harry.’ Despite the wide cultural gap between this privileged Nigerian international student and the ‘third culture’ child of middle-class Chinese-Norwegian parents who spoke in an American accent, we bonded over our mutual love for girls, videogames, Chinese cuisine, internet culture and anime. Especially anime. The trouble with Harry was that while my interest in internet culture was more of the “get into arguments with strangers on Facebook comment sections” type, he had an obsession

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Trump Just Made the Defining Move of His Presidency – and He Didn’t Even Tweet About It

Pangburn, Arkansas is the quintessential slow-paced, idyllic American small town where everyone knows everyone else, and no one is in much of a hurry. Like the vast majority of rural America, the town of 600 voted for Donald Trump in 2016 after he made a successful appeal to their identity as the American “heartland,” and the president may be about to pay them back in spectacular fashion – even if no one seems to know it yet. Donald Trump Pushes for Government Intervention in 5G Network Rollout While news headlines have inevitably focused on crowd-pulling (though not altogether inaccurate) narratives

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