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  • Anti-Muslim racism and policing has been a facet of U.S. White supremacy since the dawn of the Atlantic slave trade. In the two decades following 9/11, anti-Muslim racism and state violence enacted on Muslims has been a core component of the U.S.…

  • The Conspiratorial Legacy of 9/11

    One of the lasting legacies of 9/11 is the growth and mainstreaming of conspiracy theories, across the U.S. and the world. Within hours of the attacks, theories cropped up online to identify culprits, explain their motives, and uncover their…

  • 9/11 and the Anti-Immigrant Movement

    More than two decades ago, during the 2000 election, leading anti-immigrant group Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) offered a glimpse of things to come. Amid his reelection campaign, FAIR targeted U.S. Senator Spencer Abraham (R-MI…

  • No Department of Homeland Security. No Paramilitarized Border Enforcement. No War on Terror. No Trump.

    On this 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001, the attacks and their political aftermath have receded into the distance: an important historical event at the start of the 2000s, long before Obama, the Tea Party, Trump, and the pandemic.…

  • A PRA Webinar Series

    Save the Date Far-Right Alignment of County Sheriffs and the Violent Policing of Immigrant Communities October 7, 2021 at 4pm ET Anti-Sex Work Feminism and the Lived Reality of Criminalization and State Violence November 18, 2021 at 4pm ET From…

  • Refugees, Islam, and Germany’s Far Right

    This April, Fox News’s Tucker Carlson elevated a narrative that has long festered on the Far Right to the conservative mainstream, when he used his show to promote the conspiratorial “Great Replacement” theory. That’s the idea that the so-called “…

  • At Gen-Z Camping Retreat 76Fest, Conservative Influencers Network with White Nationalists

    On August 20, 2021, a network of paleoconservative and White nationalist youth activists will gather at F.D. Roosevelt State Park outside of Atlanta, Georgia for a weekend camping retreat called 76Fest. Arielle Early, an 18-year-old White…

  • At first glance, Sarah (not her real name) is your average, social-media-savvy, Generation Z girl.[1] Her Instagram account is typical of a “Zoomer” feminine aesthetic: inspired by the alternative, colorful…

  • Under the perceived threat of a Democratic administration stymieing the war of attrition against reproductive rights, the anti-abortion movement continues to strategize for a post-Roe future. From the growth of the abortion abolitionist movement to…

  • New Gen-Z Influencers Continue to Push White Nationalism for a Post-Trump Era

    On Monday, July 19, 2021 in Tampa, Florida, as the Student Action Summit of Turning Point USA (TPUSA) drew…

  • A Q&A with Scholar Cas Mudde

    As the conflict over the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah escalated into a massive Israeli military action against Gaza this May, the role of the Settler Movement and the Israeli Far Right became a primary topic of conversation worldwide…

  • Author Q&A with Brendan O'Connor

    Although some markers of the Trump presidency may be fading, the xenophobic, exclusionary nationalism it helped elevate remains a defining force in U.S. politics. Within the same two weeks this April, Fox News host Tucker Carlson helped mainstream…

  • In the Fall of 2019, the secretive Christian Right state legislative campaign, Project Blitz, became even more of a secret. When RD first reported on Project Blitz in April 2018 the website featured their…

  • Over the last six years, the U.S. has seen a mass wave of nativism that has shifted the “Overton Window” of acceptable politics, making once-marginal aspects of anti-immigrant ideology a part of the mainstream GOP. This has changed the nature of…

  • How Media and Academia Help Incels Rebrand

    On July 13, 2019, in Utica, New York, 17-year-old Bianca Devins was murdered. Her alleged killer, a 21-year-old man named Brandon Clark, was charged with second-degree murder after he posted a photo of her body and nearly decapitated head on Discord…

  • Q&A with author David Neiwert

    Conspiracy theories can be many things to different people. For some, it’s fun: the entertainment value of outlandish “alternative facts,” the promise of secrets revealed, the thrill of envisioning oneself a detective, scouring the internet for…

  • In late June, anti-vaccination groups planned to hold two events in New York, in the towns of Ghent and Akron. While…

  • A 2021 Anniversary Celebration

    For the past 40 years, it has been you: PRA’s supporters, readers, subscribers, and…

  • Horror and Hope in QAnon Apocalypticism

    On October 28, 2017, the now infamous “Q” posted for the first time on 4chan in a chat thread titled “Calm before the Storm.”[1] The thread’s title seemed to reference a puzzling statement President Trump…

  • Watch Now: A PRA Roundtable Discussion

    The myth of American Exceptionalism is well-understood to be just that, a myth. But the pandemic-induced national recession has thrown into high relief the true American Exceptionalism: life lived in a constant state of precarity. Precarity…