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  • 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…

  • Conservative Jewish Magazine Features Uncensored White Nationalism

    On June 11, the American Jewish publication Tablet published a lengthy interview with Kevin MacDonald, a White nationalist and antisemite whose voluminous writings on Jews have shaped the movement responsible…

  • An Activist Field Guide to the Far Right

    Why this Guide Since the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police, PRA has documented more than 150 incidents of armed far-right actors showing up at racial justice protests. They have threatened and harassed racial justice protestors…

  • Political Research Associates (PRA), with input from our colleagues at the Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights (IREHR), has been tracking incidents of far right and paramilitary interference with…

  • The Aftermath in Chemnitz

    The sun was high and the air thick with a weighted August heat as we sat down for lunch at Schmetterling, a Persian restaurant in the heart of Chemnitz, Germany. Anne Gersch, a staff member of Courage, a project that facilitates anti-discrimination…

  • While the State of Connecticut inches past 40,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the anti-transgender Evangelical right-wing litigation machine presses onward. In mid-May, the anti-LGBT group …

  • In response to the murder of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, by Minneapolis police, racial justice groups have mobilized tens of thousands of protestors to take to the streets and demand justice nationwide. Local and State officials have…