What goes behind the radicalisation of men and women on YouTube


Caleb Cain was a college dropout looking for direction. He turned to YouTube. Soon, he was pulled into a far-right universe, watching thousands of videos filled with conspiracy theories, misogyny and racism. "I was brainwashed.

" Caleb Cain pulled a Glock pistol from his waistband, took out the magazine and casually tossed both onto the kitchen counter. "I bought it the day after I got death threats," he said. The threats, Mr. Cain explained, came from right-wing trolls in response to a video he had posted.

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