You would think any group deriving its name from a Disney song would be peace-loving, but the Proud Boys prove that isn't always the case.
These hate-fuelled individuals have been a regular feature at Donald Trump's marches, the US Capital riot and are now are even popping up in Melbourne, but what exactly do they stand for?
The Quicky investigates why people are drawn to these violent male chauvinists, and what we can do to stop them gaining popularity in Australia.
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Host/Producer: Claire Murphy
Executive Producer: Siobhán Moran-McFarlane
Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri
Dr Shannon Reid - Associate Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at the University of North Caroline Charlotte
Eric Feinberg - Vice President Content Moderation at Coalition for A Safer Web
Christian Picciolini - Television producer, public speaker, author, peace advocate and former violent extremist
Read Christian's extraordinary life story including his transition from neo-nazi to counter-extremism advisor: https://bit.ly/2YxNuN3
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