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  • Exclusive: Pa. GOP candidate closely linked to Christian extremists who want "spiritual warfare" against America

    An animating element of politics in the age of Trump is that some people are increasingly living out religious metaphors. These metaphors are derived from contemporary understandings of the Old Testament by new elements within Christianity. This has…

  • Anti-abortion Politics in the Americas

    Opposition to reproductive and sexual rights is at the heart of authoritarian and theocratic politics around the world, including in the United States. The Trump-Pence administration worked hard to build a…

  • Who These are the sectors of the Right setting the cultural context and/or organizing right-wing sheriffs. Anti-immigrant Right Anti-immigrant organizations like the…

  • On Friday, July 22, Florida State Representative Anthony Sabatini introduced himself as a “Tucker Carlson, Steve Bannon conservative” to a boisterous crowd assembled in a conference hall in Tampa for the launch event of American Virtue, the group…

  • Author Q&A with Dr. Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò

    There has been a recent resurgence of interest in reparations, with cities including Detroit, MI; St. Paul, MN; and Berkeley, CA either considering or endorsing institutional compensation and redress for the country’s legacy of slavery and racism.…

  • Author Q&A with Suzanne Pharr

    In Arkansas in 1981, inspired by The Combahee River Collective Statement released in the 1970s, activist Suzanne Pharr founded The Women’s Project, an organization that worked across rural and urban communities to bring about social change.…

  • Author Q&A with Edward H. Miller

    A Conspiratorial Life: Robert Welch, the John Birch Society, and the Revolution of American Conservatism, by Northeastern University professor Edward H. Miller is an engaging and penetrating…

  • A Roundtable on Confronting Christian Zionism

    Aidan Orly: We gather this evening in the midst of ongoing and increased assaults on Palestinians around the globe. This is a very raw moment on the heels of the murder of Shireen Abu Akleh, a Palestinian journalist with Al Jazeera, and the…

  • Enduring the End of Roe and Thwarting an Accelerated Push Toward Authoritarianism

    For much longer than 50 years, individuals who should be free have been made to endure the cruelty of courts. On June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court decided that for now, bodily autonomy is not a protected freedom, instead giving states greater…

  • Who These are the sectors of the Right setting the cultural context and organizing against LGBTQ people, rights, and equality. Christian Right Christian Right advocacy organizations like the Alliance Defending Freedom, the Heritage…

  • Last Weekend's Vicious Episode in Dallas Wasn't Isolated — It was Part of a Coordinated Far-Right Assault

    On Saturday morning in the Dallas “gayborhood” of Cedar Springs, an LGBTQ bar called Mr. Misster hosted a family-friendly “drag queen brunch” advertised with the tongue-in-cheek slogan, “Drag Your Kids to Pride.” The event was …

  • Activist arm of right-wing Catholic outlet Church Militant is increasingly entwined with racist "groyper" movement

    The activist wing of Church Militant is called the Resistance network. As of 2020 the outlet said it boasted more than 5,000 members, and claimed to have launched groups…

  • Nick Fuentes' racist "groyper" movement is building a coalition with far-right Catholics. They have a plan

    Last Sunday, as pro-choice supporters reacted to the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that will likely overturn Roe v. Wade, a series of videos shot in lower Manhattan went viral. In one, a group of young men stood before an arched wooden doorway…

  • On the night of November 3, 2020, as results from that day’s presidential election began pouring in, White nationalist Nick Fuentes held an election-night livestream event with other leaders of his America First/groyper movement. The assembled White…

  • As Australia’s first Pentecostal Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, perhaps could not help but notice, the events of his first years in office had biblical connotations. “Floods. Fires. Drought. Pandemic. Mouse plague,” Morrison recently quipped to his…

  • On Saturday, May 14, 2022, ten people were murdered and three more wounded by an 18-year-old White man—kitted out in the all-too-familiar uniform of paramilitary tactical gear and semiautomatic military-style rifle—who violently targeted a busy Tops…

  • 2020 Was an Extraordinary Year

    An Excerpt from the book Power Concedes Nothing, edited by Linda Burnham, Max Elbaum, and María Poblet

  • After leaving behind her career on the Far Right, it only made sense for Katie McHugh to turn over emails from her former bosses, colleagues, and boyfriend. McHugh had been an Alt Right favorite, an editor at Breitbart News who helped funnel far-…

  • How American Evangelicals Helped Make Putin’s Russia and How Russia Became the Darling of the American Right

    If someone from 1965 were to arrive in a time machine, there’s likely much about our current state of affairs that would shock them. But I cannot imagine anything that would be more confusing than the love affair between the U.S. Right and Russia—…

  • Fights over Racism Highlight Southern Baptist Divide

    It was late May, but Denny Burk’s mind was on June.[1] A professor of biblical studies at Boyce College in Kentucky and an associate pastor at Kenwood Baptist Church—both institutions affiliated with the…