Take a Walk on the Right Side

Take a Walk on the Right Side

By Take A Walk On The Right Side
Jesse Morton, once an al-Qaeda propagandist, and Matthew Heimbach, former white nationalist and right-wing ideologue, discuss the threat posed by an increasingly transnational far-right wing extremist movement. Together, they dissect the nuances of key far-right propaganda pieces and discuss how they shape the constantly mutating far-right ideology and movement. By including personal experiences they hope to draw similarities across extremist movements, encourage others not to be deluded by the extremist mindset and to leave extremist movements if they are actively involved.
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Episode 5 - Siege
In their weekly podcast, Jesse Morton, once an al-Qaeda propagandist, and Matthew Heimbach, former white nationalist and right-wing ideologue, discuss the threat posed by an increasingly transnational far-right wing extremist movement. Together, they dissect the nuances of key far-right propaganda pieces and discuss how they have helped shape the constantly mutating far-right ideology  and movement. By including personal experiences Jesse Morton and Matthew Heimbach hope to draw similarities across different extremist movements, encourage others not to be deluded by the extremist mindset of recruiters, and to leave extremist movements if they are actively involved. In this week’s Take A Walk On The Right Side Jesse and Matthew discuss James Manson’s ‘Siege.’ Although Mason’s work was influenced by William Luther Pierce, he had a very distinct understanding of the context and historical circumstances around ‘The Turner Diaries’, one that gave birth to a more extreme strand of neo-Nazism and that has been resurrected in recent years.
1:01:34
May 16, 2020
Episode 4 - The Turner Diaries II: Mansonites, Masonites and Jihadi Neo-Nazis
In their weekly podcast, Jesse Morton, once an al-Qaeda propagandist, and Matthew Heimbach, former white nationalist and right-wing ideologue, discuss the threat posed by an increasingly transnational far-right wing extremist movement. Together, they dissect the nuances of key far-right propaganda pieces and discuss how they have helped shape the constantly mutating far-right ideology  and movement. By including personal experiences Jesse Morton and Matthew Heimbach hope to draw similarities across different extremist movements, encourage others not to be deluded by the extremist mindset of recruiters, and to leave extremist movements if they are actively involved. This week, Jesse and Matthew continue to explore the long-term impact and legacy of William Luther Pierce’s The Turner Diaries. The book has also influenced the most extreme factions of the Far Right and their narratives, including calls for leaderless resistance or lone wolf attacks. This episode of Take A Walk On The Right Side focuses on how Pierce’s work impacted Mansonites (Charles Manson and his followers), Masonists (those influences by James Mason, author of Siege) and Jihadi Neo-Nazis (‘accelerationists’).
1:08:23
April 28, 2020
Episode 3 - The Turner Diaries
In their weekly podcast, Jesse Morton, once an al-Qaeda propagandist, and Matthew Heimbach, former white nationalist and right-wing ideologue, discuss the threat posed by an increasingly transnational far-right wing extremist movement. Together, they dissect the nuances of key far-right propaganda pieces and discuss how they have helped shape the constantly mutating far-right ideology  and movement. By including personal experiences Jesse Morton and Matthew Heimbach hope to draw similarities across different extremist movements, encourage others not to be deluded by the extremist mindset of recruiters, and to leave extremist movements if they are actively involved.  In this episode Jesse and Matthew discuss the long-term impact and legacy of what has been called "the bible of the far-right." The Turner Diaries, a book published in 1978 by William Luther Pierce, depicts a violent white supremacist revolution in the U.S. which leads to the overthrow of the federal government, and, ultimately, a race war and the systematic extermination of non-whites. The Turner Diaries has inspired over 40 terrorists since its publication, including Timothy McVeigh, perpetrator of the April 19, 1995 Oklahoma City Federal building bombing.
1:11:52
April 19, 2020
Episode 2 - Charlottesville: Unite the Right?
In their weekly podcast, Jesse Morton, once an al-Qaeda propagandist, and Matthew Heimbach, former white nationalist and right-wing ideologue, discuss the threat posed by an increasingly transnational far-right wing extremist movement. Together, they dissect the nuances of key far-right propaganda pieces and discuss how they have helped shape the constantly mutating far-right ideology  and movement. By including personal experiences Jesse Morton and Matthew Heimbach hope to draw similarities across different extremist movements, encourage others not to be deluded by the extremist mindset of recruiters, and to leave extremist movements if they are actively involved. In this episode, Jesse and Matthew discuss how the outcome of the Unite the Right rally splintered, rather than united, the far-right. As an organizer of the Charlottesville rally, Matthew provides an insider's account to how accelerationists and neo-fascists perceived the rally and its outcomes as a victory over the general white nationalist movement.
51:48
April 13, 2020
Episode 1 - Making the future face of organized hate in the United States
In their weekly podcast, Jesse Morton, once an al-Qaeda propagandist, and Matthew Heimbach, former white nationalist and right-wing ideologue, discuss the threat posed by an increasingly transnational far-right wing extremist movement. Together, they dissect the nuances of key far-right propaganda pieces and discuss how they have helped shape the constantly mutating far-right ideology  and movement. By including personal experiences Jesse Morton and Matthew Heimbach hope to draw similarities across different extremist movements, encourage others not to be deluded by the extremist mindset of recruiters, and to leave extremist movements if they are actively involved.  In this first episode, they discuss Matthew's life story, the ideas that galvanized his trek into the far-right and how he became 'the future face of organized hate' in the United States. 
56:47
April 5, 2020