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  • In late June, anti-vaccination groups planned to hold two events in New York, in the towns of Ghent and Akron. While…

  • A 2021 Anniversary Celebration

    For the past 40 years, it has been you: PRA’s supporters, readers, subscribers, and…

  • Horror and Hope in QAnon Apocalypticism

    On October 28, 2017, the now infamous “Q” posted for the first time on 4chan in a chat thread titled “Calm before the Storm.”[1] The thread’s title seemed to reference a puzzling statement President Trump…

  • Watch Now: A PRA Roundtable Discussion

    The myth of American Exceptionalism is well-understood to be just that, a myth. But the pandemic-induced national recession has thrown into high relief the true American Exceptionalism: life lived in a constant state of precarity. Precarity…

  • In 1983, the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA, now CoreCivic) was founded. That year, approximately 24,000 people were sent to state and federal prisons, bringing the total number of prisoners to 438,830. It was a 12 percent increase from the…

  • A Book Review

    In the years following World War II, far-right ideologues, led by figures like fascist philosopher Francis Parker Yockey, attempted to re-create fascism for the post-war era. Instead of European ethnic divisions and reliance on the politics of…

  • The city of Spokane, Washington sits at the eastern edge of the state—a mountain range and a cultural world away from the Pacific coast. It looks eastward to Idaho and Montana, and south to Eastern Oregon, where far-right secessionist movements have…

  • Over the past several weeks, the world has witnessed Palestinians continuing to resist forced displacement, apartheid and brutal military occupation. There have been outcries around the world calling for solidarity and to hold the Israeli government…

  • Against Antisemitism and for Justice in Israel/Palestine

    This week, large-scale protests in support of Palestinian rights have unfolded across the United States and around the world. An overdue narrative shift is occurring across broad sectors of U.S. society,…

  • The Christian Right and anti-trans activists have united behind a single-minded agenda to prevent children from accessing life-saving trans-affirming healthcare and living full, authentic lives. On May 13th, PRA hosted a roundtable discussion with…

  • Watch Now: A PRA Roundtable Discussion

    From ecofascism to science denialism and the lobbying power of extractive industries, the Right does not present a unified opposition to climate action. Social justice organizers have a four-fold task: build buy-in on the urgency of addressing…

  • Author Q&A with Anthea Butler

    One of the myths that Anthea Butler, author of White Evangelical Racism: The Politics of Morality in America (University of North Carolina Press, 2021) discovered in her research is the “conceit that the Religious Right, fundamentalism, and…

  • There is no question that social media has been a meteoric tool of the Right: propelling Donald Trump to office in 2016, mobilizing his supporters to mount a nationwide resistance to the outcome of the 2020 election, and fueling the growth of far-…

  • Author Q&A with Seyward Darby

    After a pro-Trump mob attacked the U.S. Capitol on January 6, journalist and author Seyward Darby pointed out that women—and White nationalist women specifically—played a key role behind the scenes. Like much of “women’s labor,” Darby…

  • The Anti-Immigrant Backlash

    “Many persons who have spoken and written in favor of restriction of immigration, have laid great stress upon the evils to society arising from immigration. They have claimed that disease, pauperism, crime and vice have been greatly increased…

  • Spring/Summer 2021 Webinar Series

    The Arc of History Bends Toward Climate Crisis March 11, 2021 at 4PM ET From ecofascism to science denialism and the lobbying power of…

  • An Ohio state legislator may have leaked a new set of anti-trans “principles” endorsed by three major anti-LGBT organizations.

    Amid a spate of legislation in early 2021 targeting trans-affirming health care for youth and trans and gender nonconforming athletes, Ohio…

  • Anti-trans activists and the ramifications of the Bell v. Tavistock decision for transgender youth

    A high profile case holding that trans youth cannot obtain care in the United Kingdom will have rippling negative effects around the world. The Court’s

  • Supporters of President Trump storm the United States Capitol building in Washington, DC on January 6, 2021. (Photo by Evelyn Hockstein/For The Washington Post via Getty Images)   While “Back the Blue” sentiment reigned supreme in the MAGA…

  • Unmasked: Impacts of Pandemic Policing By Pascal Emmer, Woods Ervin, Tiffany Wang, Derecka Purnell, and Andrea J. Ritchie As of this report’s release in October 2020, the U.S. death toll from COVID-19 was approaching a quarter-of-a-…