August 16, 2017 Posted by Daryl Johnson in Media Interviews

UNITED STATES, [US]--If you're not sure how heated our current political climate is, just look at the top searches on Merriam-Webster: "Top lookups right now: fascism, bigot, racism, complicit, neo-Nazi, nationalism," it tweeted. But much of today's rhetoric uses words that aren't even in the dictionary. Alt-right. "Alt-left." Antifa. The list goes on. Here's a glossary of phrases infiltrating our political vocabulary. Daryl Johnson, a former counterterrorism expert for the Department of Homeland Security, said recent policies are aligning with the wishes of white supremacists. "The anti-immigration xenophobia is rising," said Johnson, owner of domestic terror monitoring group DT Analytics. "US policy is becoming more isolationist -- the building of the (border) wall, the travel ban, mass deportations. These were ideas that I read about 10, 15 years ago on white supremacist message boards. Now they're being put forth as policy." View More>>

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