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  • 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…

  • President Trump’s third and most recent appointment to the Supreme Court, Justice Amy Coney Barrett, clearly opens the door for new strategies, messaging, and rhetoric by the anti-abortion movement. But it’s also a moment the movement has long…

  • A Roundtable Discussion with Political Research Associates

    Click Here for Recording Religious freedom is one of the most liberatory ideas in human history, a cornerstone of U.S. democracy, a central issue of our time, and doggedly undermined by the Christian…

  • A Q&A with Shannon Reid, co-author of Alt-Right Gangs: A Hazy Shade of White

    On Saturday, December 12, dozens of members of the far-right street gang the Proud Boys joined a pro-Trump demonstration in Washington, D.C. After listening for hours to speakers spreading conspiracy theories, as has happened at far-right rallies…

  • What does the new administration mean for the LGBT community?

    Despite running with strong LGBT support, President-elect Biden’s centrist-Right platform is not likely to bring about the needed structural changes that queer movements have been demanding since, well, since the Stonewall Riots. Queer people in the…

  • A Q&A with Hilary Moore, co-author of No Fascist USA!: The John Brown Anti-Klan Committee and Lessons for Today’s Movements

    While the militant antifascist movement known as “Antifa” has prompted confused media coverage and plentiful consternation among conservatives, direct confrontation with the Far Right is not a new idea in the U.S. Beginning in 1977, a group of…

  • A Conversation on the Fight for Democracy

    On Tuesday, November 17, 2020, PRA convened social justice movement leaders and PRA partners to reflect and strategize together as we discussed what it will take to build real multi-racial, feminist democracy for the long-haul. Reflecting on this…

  • In Wake of Biden Victory, White Nationalists and MAGA Mobs March in DC

    What appeared to be several thousand hardcore Trump supporters, including sizable White nationalist, militia and street-fighting contingents,…

  • Anti-Abortion “Abolitionists” Go to City Hall

    In the spring of 2019, a steady stream of young, White men began appearing at Raleigh, North Carolina City Council meetings to speak on behalf of the “pre-born.” Sometimes the men appeared with their elementary school-aged children, who read pre-…

  • The Real Consequences of the Far Right’s Self-Help Grift

    Right from the start, the Werewolf Elite program is billed as your last chance. Not just to take control of your fitness, get your finances in order, or meet life goals, but for manhood, for “Total Life Reform” (TLR). The Werewolf Elite program is…

  • One of the challenges in trying to understand fascism is that it touches on so many different aspects of human experience, from the brutality of mass imprisonment and killing to the pageantry of a political rally; from the calculations of…

  • SAFETY ADVISORY November 5, 2020, 12:30 PM ET A broad array of right-wing groups, from well-funded FreedomWorks, Turning Point Action, and Tea Party Patriots, to the far right QAnon conspiracy network, are mobilizing “Stop the Steal” and “Protect…

  • PRA Statement on the Election and Threats to Democracy

    Early this morning, and without any legitimate basis, President Trump declared electoral victory and decried voter fraud. Political Research Associates, among other observers, had warned of such moves. So far, the president appears to be following…

  • In July 2020, retired Green Beret and military special forces operator Mike Glover began sharing videos on YouTube and Instagram…

  • What to Expect Around the 2020 Elections

    As we draft this memo in the days immediately prior to Election Day 2020, there are dozens of articles and opinion pieces pointing out possible “chaos” or “nightmare” scenarios related to the 2020 elections and what could happen in their wake.…

  • In 2020 millions of Americans peacefully stood up against racism and police violence in protests across the country. These protests are remarkable not only for their size and duration, but their geographic scope, ranging from big cities to small…

  • COVID-19 Opportunism and Betsy DeVos’s Education Agenda

    Since her deeply contested confirmation hearings, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has been criticized for incompetence and ignorance regarding the public education system. But this lens obscures the extent to which DeVos’s decisions as secretary…

  • The legal landscape post-Bostock

    The recent decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, wherein the mostly-conservative Supreme Court voted 6-3 to protect LGBTQ employees against discrimination because of gender identity or sexual orientation, represents an abandonment of the as-written…

  • Executive Summary With presidential elections just weeks away, Nevada faces a visible and growing threat of violence from White supremacists and far-right militias. The FBI and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security have both recently…