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  • Author Q&A with Kathleen Belew

    Over the past several years, as the mass media quickly tried to orient itself to a growing Far Right and rapidly accelerating news cycle, there’s been a tendency to reduce complex issues of oppression, historical inequalities, and the legacy of…

  • The Aftermath of Scandal at Liberty University

    I sometimes joke that Liberty University and I grew up together. My childhood home was about a mile from campus. While Liberty was getting on its feet, so was I. I started kindergarten at a Baptist school and stayed through 9th grade. I…

  • Watch Now: A briefing from PRA

    Even as we reel from one of the most deadly and destructive years in recent memory for anti-LGBT advocacy, we must start preparing for the next. On December 9, PRA hosted an invaluable conversation about the past year and what we expect to see in…

  • A Review of Spencer Ackerman’s Reign of Terror

    Reading Spencer Ackerman’s new book Reign of Terror: How the 9/11 Era Destabilized America and Produced Trump (Penguin Random House, 2021) is a…

  • How Taylor Caldwell Set the Mood for the Far Right

    If you were a middle-class White mom in 1976 with copies of lifestyle magazines piled in the corner of a green shag-carpeted room designed by a Dorothy Draper protégé, you probably also had a few thick Taylor Caldwell novels tucked in the bookshelf…

  • Anti-Sex Work Feminists have a (deadly) listening problem: a problem listening to the people whose lives and livelihoods have been made economically and socially precarious by the state and made subject to daily violence by its carceral arm. In this…

  • Author Q&A with Andreas Malm

    From “heat domes” to super-hurricanes, the signs of an accelerating climate crisis are all around us. Yet at the same time there’s been a parallel, global surge in far-right forces, many of which flatly deny the very existence of climate change, and…

  • Christian Homeschooling and R.J. Rushdoony’s Legacy in the Age of COVID

    On a March 2021 episode of the popular Christian radio show and podcast Stand in the Gap Today, a former Pennsylvania legislator exhorted Christian parents to “leave Egypt behind” and seek out the “Promised Land.”[1]…

  • 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 From the Rise of the New Right to Trump’s America: Forty Years of Right-Wing State Infiltration and Left Resistance Date/Time TBA   Previous Webinars in the Series…

  • 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…