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When an anti-fascist infiltrator left neo-Nazi group The Base in 2020, he took 80 gigabytes of screen grabs and recordings. Today, The Fifth Estate host Gillian Findlay brings us that audio, and the first-ever interview with the infiltrator.

Anti-fascist who infiltrated The Base gives first-ever interview to the Fifth Estate

One of around 46,000 screenshots of The Base encrypted chats Tradian shared with CBC. This one, made on August 9, 2019, shows a member of The Base sharing a propaganda image with Canadian reservist Patrik Mathews, left, and Winnipeg Free Press journalist Ryan Thorpe posing for a photo in Winnipeg. (Submitted by Tradian)

When an anti-fascist infiltrator left The Base in 2020, he took 80 gigabytes of files with him. 

Those screengrabs, videos and audio detail the neo-Nazi organization from its beginnings, including around 100 hours of vetting calls with white supremacists hoping to join.

Today, The Fifth Estate host Gillian Findlay guides us through that audio, the first-ever interview with the infiltrator who calls himself Tradian and what the recordings all tell us about "accelerationist" ideology.

Plus, FBI recordings of Base member and former Canadian Armed Forces reservist Patrik Mathews after he fled to the U.S. 

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