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  • There is no question that social media has been a meteoric tool of the Right: propelling Donald Trump to office in 2016, mobilizing his supporters to mount a nationwide resistance to the outcome of the 2020 election, and fueling the growth of far-…

  • Author Q&A with Seyward Darby

    After a pro-Trump mob attacked the U.S. Capitol on January 6, journalist and author Seyward Darby pointed out that women—and White nationalist women specifically—played a key role behind the scenes. Like much of “women’s labor,” Darby…

  • The Anti-Immigrant Backlash

    “Many persons who have spoken and written in favor of restriction of immigration, have laid great stress upon the evils to society arising from immigration. They have claimed that disease, pauperism, crime and vice have been greatly increased…

  • Watch Now: A PRA Roundtable Discussion

    From ecofascism to science denialism and the lobbying power of extractive industries, the Right does not present a unified opposition to climate action. Social justice organizers have a four-fold task:…

  • Spring/Summer 2021 Webinar Series
  • 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…