OILab in the VPRO Gids [Dutch]

One of the main Dutch public broadcasters, VPRO, featured an article in their magazine with comments from Marc Tuters of OILab. It raises questions on 4chan’s current culture as a cultic milieu, and how to consider the humorous politics of Kekistan, a fake country dedicated to trolling campaigns targeting identity politics.

“Wat is de voedingsbodem van alt-right, de beweging die Donald Trump aan de macht hielp? Om die vraag te beantwoorden, toog de VPRO Gids naar de fictieve republiek Kekistan, in de buurt van het schemergebied van internettrollen en bikkelharde spot.”

Read the article here (Dutch).

Read the article here (translated into English with Google Translate).

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