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  • An Ohio state legislator may have leaked a new set of anti-trans “principles” endorsed by three major anti-LGBT organizations.

    Amid a spate of legislation in early 2021 targeting trans-affirming health care for youth and trans and gender nonconforming athletes, Ohio…

  • Anti-trans activists and the ramifications of the Bell v. Tavistock decision for transgender youth

    A high profile case holding that trans youth cannot obtain care in the United Kingdom will have rippling negative effects around the world. The Court’s

  • Supporters of President Trump storm the United States Capitol building in Washington, DC on January 6, 2021. (Photo by Evelyn Hockstein/For The Washington Post via Getty Images)   While “Back the Blue” sentiment reigned supreme in the MAGA…

  • Unmasked: Impacts of Pandemic Policing By Pascal Emmer, Woods Ervin, Tiffany Wang, Derecka Purnell, and Andrea J. Ritchie As of this report’s release in October 2020, the U.S. death toll from COVID-19 was approaching a quarter-of-a-…

  • Far-Right Candidates Reveal Where the GOP is Headed

    While the Trump administration is over, part of its legacy is helping carve a place for 21st Century far-right movements and ideologies in the halls of government and within Republican ranks that look more like 19th Century…

  • Mapping a QAnon Lockdown Network

    In late April 2020, Jessica Prim left her home in Peoria, Illinois, and headed east to New York Harbor, where the U.S. Navy Hospital Ship Comfort was docked. She arrived at midday on April 29. Although the Comfort was serving as a field hospital for…

  • Anthony Crider is a professor of Astrophysics at Elon University in North Carolina. He is also a photographer with a keen eye for capturing just the right moment. Photographing both social justice protests and far-right mobilizations, Crider has…

  • On January 6, the world saw competing representations of the United States, as the Deep South state of Georgia sent two Democrats to the Senate just hours before hundreds of Trump supporters invaded the Capitol with the goal of overturning the…

  • A Briefing and Strategy Session

    On January 17th, PRA convened a panel of organizers and experts to reflect on the January 6th insurrection, far-right mobilizing throughout the 2020 election season and into 2021, and the implications of an emboldened Far Right for racial justice…

  • 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…