Joel Day

Research fellow, USC Center for Public Diplomacy

Research fellow at the USC Center for Public Diplomacy.

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The death of military veteran Ashli Babbitt at the U.S. Capitol on January 6 is shining a light on far-right extremism in San Diego County.

San Diego’s right-wing extremist roots, from KKK to QAnon

The death of military veteran Ashli Babbitt at the U.S. Capitol on January 6 is shining a light on far-right extremism in San Diego County.

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