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# Balbriggan
How an electrical fire in Balbriggan became a weapon used by the far-right to ignite racial tensions in the town
Far-right activists tried to paint the incident as some form of criminal act.
# alt right
Trump condemns 'all types of racism' a year after neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville
Another far-right rally is scheduled for Sunday, right outside the White House.
# Interview
Ireland's secretive anti-fascist group says far-right here can be 'extremely violent and dangerous'
The group said it is constantly monitoring fascist individuals and groups in Ireland to ensure they do not gain momentum.
# 7 deadly reads
Sitdown Sunday: The best 2017 longreads about Trump, the USA and the alt-right
We’ve sifted through the longreads to find you the best.
# you're a f**king moron
Gigi Hadid called out a woman for criticising Muslims on the streets of New York after this week's attack
She’d had enough.
# surprise interview
Steve Bannon calls white nationalists 'losers'
The White House strategist is reported to be on shaky ground with Donald Trump.
# what's he said now?
'Violence' on the alt-left and Irish manufacturing: Key moments from Trump's bizarre press conference
The US President fielded numerous questions on Charlottesville and his response to the violence yesterday.
Pepe the Frog RIP: The artist behind the frog kills him off due to racist associations
The frog was adopted by white supremacists and the alt-right movement.
# shut him down
A speech by a famed alt-right activist at Berkeley was cancelled after violent protests last night
Milo Yiannopoulos was banned from Twitter in July for fuelling abuse against a Ghostbusters actress.
# Trump Effect
'These ideas won't wash with Irish people': Why the alt-right has little standing in Ireland examines if the alt-right movement is gaining momentum in Ireland.
# alt right
Most Irish people don't want free speech restrictions - even if it offends some
People are worried about the rise of extreme right-wing views – but 65% of Irish people don’t want restrictions on free speech.
'The media should tell the truth about the alt-right'
The alt-right is a phenomenon, and matters to public life – so the media should report on it by telling the truth about it, writes Julien Mercille.
# the Far Right
Breitbart ran a fake story about a terrorist outrage in Dortmund, and Germans aren't one bit happy
The local newspaper accused the alt-right website of distorting its reports to produce “fake news, hate and propaganda”.
'A greater sense of political power': the angry, white alt-right are feeling legitimised after Trump's win
Despite allying themselves closely with Trump policies, the President-elect has taken steps to disavow them in recent weeks.
# in donald we trust
How Donald Trump's supporters reacted to the result
The polls may have doubted him but his supporters never did.