Joker, the far right and popular culture
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The far right has long used popular culture as a means of promoting their own ideals. It is a common misconception that extremists live and act within their own, fringe cultural sphere. Whilst much of far right literary and musical culture is produced from within – think: 1978 novel The Turner Diaries which is seen as a Bible for neo-Nazi terrorists or the skinhead music scene – we can see a growing trend towards infiltrating mainstream culture and bending it to shape their own worldview.
Read full article by Dr Paul Stocker, who is a Senior Fellow at CARR and a Visiting Fellow at the University of Northampton.