WHITE HOT HATE

  • True Crime
  • 6 episodes

On a summer night in 2019, Winnipeg Free Press journalist Ryan Thorpe met with a stranger in a city park. Ryan was nervous: he had gone undercover, pretending that he too was interested in ‘saving the white race,' and hoping to join a secretive group calling itself The Base.

Soon, Ryan uncovered that the stranger in Whittier Park was Patrik Mathews, a Canadian armed forces reservist who was trying to establish a neo-Nazi extremist cell in the Manitoban capital, and had formed sinister plans for violence and destruction abroad...

This series follows the extraordinary case of Mathews through Ryan's first-hand experience and perspective as an infiltrator - while host Michelle Shephard, veteran national security reporter, explores the rise of neo-Nazi accelerationism: the ultra-violent and racist movement that hopes to seize control, after creating chaos.

This is a part of an investigative trilogy exploring three different strands of the radical right in North America and around the world, called “Red, White and Blue”.

WHITE HOT HATE
CBC PODCASTS
Release:

October 27, 2021

 

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