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Our latest coverage of the Russia-Ukraine War.
ISD's Julia Smirnova discusses the relationship between the far right and the conspiracy ideology scene in Germany, and among Russian state propaganda.
ISD's Jordan Wildon spoke to VICE about our report on Russian state-media workarounds to circumvent the EU ban.
ISD's Julia Smirnova features in DW speaking on the concerns around Russian influence operations exploiting fears and sowing social unrest in Germany.
ISD’s blog for the latest in data-driven research on hate, disinformation and extremism.
After the attack on an LGBTQ+ bar that killed 5, celebration from accelerationists accompanies a massive rise in discourse about 'groomers' and sympathetic responses from social me
The tragedy at a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs is the latest real-world episode of anti-LGBTQ rhetoric affecting the lives of those targeted.
The social media history of the suspect behind an attack on a migrant processing centre in the south of England reveals multiple issues with the current approach to counter-terrorism policy in the UK.
Featured research from across our work

This report is an evaluation the Shared Endeavour Fund, an £800,000 civil society funding scheme supporting projects designed to address intolerance, hate and extremism.
In this report, ISD and CASM Technology set out to examine the ways in which Wikipedia may be vulnerable to the forms of systematic manipulation that have been exposed on Facebook,
In this report, we evaluate the systems in place to protect social media users from abortion care misinformation – particularly leading up to Roe v. Wade being overturned.

An overview of extremist narratives, movements & actors, produced with support from Microsoft.
The Sovereign Citizens movement is a heterogenous anti-government ideology that originated in the US, and adherents are united in their belief that the US government illegitimately rules over them.
An Incel ("involuntary celibate") is a member of an online subculture of people whose sense of identity is forged around a perceived inability to form sexual or romantic relationships. Incel ideology is violent, rooted in the hatred of women, and forms part of what has been dubbed the “manosphere”.
The “manosphere” is an umbrella term that refers to a number of interconnected misogynistic communities. This ISD Explainer explores the more extreme and divisive proponents of these online communities.