12 Rules for WHAT discuss the processes of radicalisation developed by the alt right and interview youtuber Emercian Johnson on edgy memes and stoccastic terrorism.
What are the basic emotions that the far right draws on? How does the internet produce Nazis? What happened to the cat memes? We talk to Emerican Johnson of the youtube channel Non-compete to find out.
In this episode, we discuss online radicalisation, and the pewdiepipeline - Emerican Johnson's framework for thinking about the way people are drawn to the far right through edgy memes and joke. Also in this episode, we read from the deradicalisation stories we were sent by listeners.
Video on the PewDiePipeline: www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnmRYRRDbuw
Video on Masculinity: www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjQ2B5cQ_gs
Data and Society report on the Alternative Influence Network datasociety.net/output/alternative-influence/