Are the Proud Boys a fed honeypot?

The revelation that their leader was an informant casts the fascist frat in a whole new light

Proud Boys at a rally in Raleigh, North Carolina (Anthony Crider // CC-BY 2.0)

A couple years back, I was using Facebook to identify members of fascist groups for my research. I collected about 2,700 profiles of members involved with all kinds of far-right subcultures, ranging from skinheads and Klansmen to Siege-pilled…

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Justin Ward

Justin Ward

Journalist and activist. Founder and co-chair of DivestSPD. Bylines at SPLC, The Baffler, GEN, USA Today. Follow on Twitter: @justwardoctrine, @DivestSPD