As world struggles to stop deaths, far right celebrates COVID-19

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CRWS-affiliated faculty Cynthia Miller-Idriss spoke to Al Jazeera about far-right hardliners welcoming the COVID-19 crisis:

"The situation is ripe for exploitation by the far right," Cynthia Miller-Idriss, American University sociologist and expert on the far-right, told Al Jazeera.

Aside from feeding into "accelerationist and apocalyptic ideas", Miller Idriss said "the uncertainty the pandemic creates creates fertile ground for claims about the need for change or the solutions the far right purports to offer."

 
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