ISD in the Media

 November 23, 2021 | UnHerd

Left or right? Islamism at the center of a culture war lacking religious representation

This piece by UnHerd explores the emergence of a growing union between the online far right and a subset of Muslims, a contrast from sometimes better-known Islamo-leftism. While at a religious level, the two groups contrast greatly, a mematic overlap between their messaging is growing among Gen Zers and millennials within the depths of encrypted social media platforms. UnHerd cites our report “Islamogram: Salafism and Alt-Right Online Subcultures,” part of our series “Gen-Z & The Digital Salafi Ecosystem” to better explain this unlikely pairing.

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