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  • The Repercussions of Politicized Law Enforcement

    On January 6, a right-wing mob took over the U.S. Capitol with relative ease. Among many things this made clear—including the continued threat of far-right violence, reinforced by movement misogyny[1]—the…

  • Nick Fuentes, the Groyper Army, and the Mainstreaming of White Nationalism

    On November 19, 2016, days after Donald Trump’s startling election victory, White nationalist Richard Spencer stood in an event space near the White House, feeling the wind of history in his sails. Addressing the approximately 200 attendees of his…

  • Author Q&A with Talia Lavin

    This fall, anti-fascist journalist Talia Lavin published her first book, Culture Warlords: My Journey Into the Dark Web of White Supremacy. The book—reported in a “gonzo” style that at times involved undercover infiltration of online White…

  • Why the Far Right Flourishes in German Police and Military

    Countless pictures of Hitler and swastika propaganda. A refugee photoshopped into historic pictures of concentration camp gas chambers. A Black man being gunned down. These horrific images were…

  • The Christian Right in the 2020 Election

    Even amid Trump’s defeat, the 2020 election proved that the Christian Right may still be the most powerful, best-organized faction in American politics. The popular stereotype notwithstanding, the election demonstrated that the Christian Right is…

  • In the run-up to the 2020 election, Political Research Associates warned that Trump would never concede defeat and that his volatile mix of supporters would take to the streets to contest the results if he lost at the polls. We recognized the danger…

  • President Trump’s third and most recent appointment to the Supreme Court, Justice Amy Coney Barrett, clearly opens the door for new strategies, messaging, and rhetoric by the anti-abortion movement. But it’s also a moment the movement has long…

  • A Roundtable Discussion with Political Research Associates

    Click Here for Recording Religious freedom is one of the most liberatory ideas in human history, a cornerstone of U.S. democracy, a central issue of our time, and doggedly undermined by the Christian…

  • A Q&A with Shannon Reid, co-author of Alt-Right Gangs: A Hazy Shade of White

    On Saturday, December 12, dozens of members of the far-right street gang the Proud Boys joined a pro-Trump demonstration in Washington, D.C. After listening for hours to speakers spreading conspiracy theories, as has happened at far-right rallies…

  • What does the new administration mean for the LGBT community?

    Despite running with strong LGBT support, President-elect Biden’s centrist-Right platform is not likely to bring about the needed structural changes that queer movements have been demanding since, well, since the Stonewall Riots. Queer people in the…

  • A Q&A with Hilary Moore, co-author of No Fascist USA!: The John Brown Anti-Klan Committee and Lessons for Today’s Movements

    While the militant antifascist movement known as “Antifa” has prompted confused media coverage and plentiful consternation among conservatives, direct confrontation with the Far Right is not a new idea in the U.S. Beginning in 1977, a group of…

  • A Conversation on the Fight for Democracy

    On Tuesday, November 17, 2020, PRA convened social justice movement leaders and PRA partners to reflect and strategize together as we discussed what it will take to build real multi-racial, feminist democracy for the long-haul. Reflecting on this…

  • In Wake of Biden Victory, White Nationalists and MAGA Mobs March in DC

    What appeared to be several thousand hardcore Trump supporters, including sizable White nationalist, militia and street-fighting contingents,…

  • Anti-Abortion “Abolitionists” Go to City Hall

    In the spring of 2019, a steady stream of young, White men began appearing at Raleigh, North Carolina City Council meetings to speak on behalf of the “pre-born.” Sometimes the men appeared with their elementary school-aged children, who read pre-…

  • The Real Consequences of the Far Right’s Self-Help Grift

    Right from the start, the Werewolf Elite program is billed as your last chance. Not just to take control of your fitness, get your finances in order, or meet life goals, but for manhood, for “Total Life Reform” (TLR). The Werewolf Elite program is…

  • One of the challenges in trying to understand fascism is that it touches on so many different aspects of human experience, from the brutality of mass imprisonment and killing to the pageantry of a political rally; from the calculations of…

  • SAFETY ADVISORY November 5, 2020, 12:30 PM ET A broad array of right-wing groups, from well-funded FreedomWorks, Turning Point Action, and Tea Party Patriots, to the far right QAnon conspiracy network, are mobilizing “Stop the Steal” and “Protect…

  • PRA Statement on the Election and Threats to Democracy

    Early this morning, and without any legitimate basis, President Trump declared electoral victory and decried voter fraud. Political Research Associates, among other observers, had warned of such moves. So far, the president appears to be following…

  • In July 2020, retired Green Beret and military special forces operator Mike Glover began sharing videos on YouTube and Instagram…