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What the indictment of 5 Proud Boys means for extremism and political violence in the U.S.

The seditious conspiracy charges against five Proud Boys leaders this week mark another ramping up of the government’s prosecution efforts following the violent attack at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. But these accountability measures come as the picture of extremism and political violence in the U.S. continues to evolve.

NPR’s domestic extremism correspondent Odette Yousef joins us.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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