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Gary R. Bunt

“Great Replacement” Theory

Guardian, Christchurch mosque killer’s theories seeping into mainstream, report warns

"Defined as a form of ethnic cleansing through the forced deportation of minority communities, the concept of “remigration” has been a particularly fevered subject. Since 2014, the volume of tweets featuring the word has surged, rising from 66,000 in 2014 to 150,000 in 2018. The first stark increase in conversation around the theory occurred in November 2014, coinciding with the first annual meeting on remigration organised in Paris by Generation Identity." The report from the Institute for Strategic Dialogue on which this article is based is here (PDF).

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