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  • School board meetings across the country have seen an influx of parents and community members over the last few months, many there to fight Critical Race Theory (CRT)—something that the majority of primary and secondary schools don’t teach, and a…

  • The inhumane treatment and deportations of Haitian refugees from our southern border underscores what we already suspected: that the U.S. anti-immigration movement, which thrived under President Trump, has yet another champion in President Biden and…

  • 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…

  • Author Q&A with Daniel Martinez HoSang

    In the last year, a record number of people took to the streets in protest of systemic racism and police violence. But over the same time period,…

  • 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 Anti-Sex Work Feminism and the Lived Reality of Criminalization and State Violence November 18, 2021 at 4pm ET From the Rise of the New Right to Trump’s America: Forty Years of Right-Wing State Infiltration and Left…

  • 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…

  • Author Q&A with Marcy Rein, Mickey Ellinger, and Vicki Legion

    Until 2012, City College of San Francisco (CCSF) was widely recognized as one of the country’s top community colleges. Founded in 1935 as the San Francisco Junior College, at its peak, it served more than 100,000 students a year in degree and non-…

  • 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…