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  • Executive Summary With presidential elections just weeks away, Nevada faces a visible and growing threat of violence from White supremacists and far-right militias. The FBI and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security have both recently…

  • Author Q&A with Sarah Posner

    For years, Sarah Posner has been one of the most perceptive journalists covering the political activism of U.S. evangelicals and the broader Religious Right. In 2016, she became one of the first reporters to track the rise of the Alt Right, and its…

  • Anti-Immigrant Conspiracists Traffic Fear in Southern Arizona

    Humanitarian worker Joel Smith knew it would be difficult to reason with the man who had been knifing and draining his water tanks in the Southern Arizona desert. Michael Lewis Arthur Meyer, a non-veteran who nonetheless heads the anti-…

  • How a Massachusetts Sheriff Became the Far Right’s Perfect Ally

    Two weeks before Donald Trump took the oath of office, Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson walked into a Fall River, Massachusetts, auditorium filled with law enforcement officers from around the county. With bagpipes blaring, Hodgson was sworn in…

  • Ahead of November Election, Trump Inflames His Vigilante Base

    During the September 29, 2020 presidential debate, President Donald Trump gave his White nationalist and militia base a jolt of inspiration, refusing to condemn White supremacy and recent acts of violence and intimidation against widespread Black…

  • This directory lists the current prochoice and reproductive justice elements of organized religion in the United States. It is intended primarily as a resource for those seeking to support these values in light of contemporary legislative and…

  • Colloquium Speakers  Rev. Dr. Cari Jackson (Moderator) Rev. Dr. Cari Jackson is the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice’s Director of Spiritual Care and Activism. Dr. Cari collaborates with religious and community leaders,…

  • There is a vast prochoice religious community in the United States that could provide the moral, cultural, and political clout to reverse current antiabortion policy trends in the United States. Most, but not all, of this demographic are Christians…

  • Open Map Introduction to Right-Wing Sheriffs County sheriffs have featured heavily in the right-wing imagination…

  • In January 2019, Rick Joyner, head of Morningstar Ministries, an important New Apostolic Reformation parachurch organization,[1] claimed to have received a prophetic vision in a dream in the form of a…

  • On July 22, far-right House Republican and top Trump ally Representative Matt Gaetz (R-FL) came under fire for potentially breaking House Ethics rules by…

  • How Anti-Trans Feminists Are Complicit in Christian Right Anti-Trans Advocacy

    Since 2016, anti-transgender feminist advocates in the US have used funding and fame from the Christian Right to undermine gains made towards justice for transgender people. After 40 years of activism, anti-trans feminists have now achieved greater…

  • Over the last several years, countries including the U.S., UK, Turkey, Hungary, Poland, and Spain have witnessed the rise of authoritarian leaders and the return of politicians posing as defenders of the “will of the people.” Right-wing populism is…

  • Highlights from Italy

    The annual spring Salone Internazionale del Libro in Turin is not just a book fair, but one of Italy’s most important cultural events: five days of debates, book presentations, and discussions with writers from Italy and around the world, featuring…

  • The Past and Present of the Polish March of Independence

    In the early afternoon on November 11, 2019, in central Warsaw, tens of thousands of people came together at the Roman Dmowski roundabout, for an event known as one of the biggest right-wing gatherings in the world. The location itself was telling:…

  • The Language of “Anti-Sorosism” in the U.S. and Hungary

    “I really feel that Soros, in many ways, is the biggest danger to the entire Western world.” So argued British right-wing populist Nigel Farage in 2018 on the U.S. right-wing TV network Fox News.[1] Though…

  • Once Emulated by American White Nationalists, Greece’s Anti-Migrant Party Faces an Uncertain Future

    October 24, 1998. Anyone walking past the conference in Thessaloniki, Greece’s second-largest city, would have likely found the presence of…

  • Christian Zionism, Christian Nationalism, and the Threat to Democracy

    I first encountered Christian Zionism—political support for the modern State of Israel grounded in beliefs about its prophetic significance in End Times scenarios—in 1992, while working as a fight-the-Right researcher in Portland, Oregon. A big part…

  • American Ecofascism Past, Present, and in the Coming Climate Crisis

    “We’re the virus.” So read a popular tweet from mid-March praising reports of diminished air and water pollution in countries under lockdown due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19. By mid-April, the tweet, which also suggested that “Coronavirus is…

  • The Family Research Council (FRC), a leading organization of the Christian Right has long featured Christian nationalist ideology in its materials and events ­­­­— including speakers at its annual political conference, the Values Voter Summit…