When celebrities like Russell Brand and Christiane Northrup talk about a global system enslaving humanity, do they just mean Jews?
In their new book Pastels and Pedophiles, cybersecurity expert Dr. Mia Bloom and Dr. Sophia Moskalenko, a psychologist specializing in radicalization, show how much the recent QAnon movement owes to antisemitic tropes and, most notably, The Protocols of the Elders of Zion. Bloom and Moskalenko are in conversation with journalist Sarah Posner, author of UNHOLY: Why White Evangelicals Worship at the Altar of Donald Trump.
This program is part of Moment’s Antisemitism series supported by the Joyce and Irving Goldman Foundation.
Since the attack on the U.S. Capitol, attention has turned to the multiple strains of violent extremism flourishing at home.
Sarah Posner has reported extensively on the the alt-right and QAnon. Here she discusses right-wing conspiracies come to life.