Loretta Ross: ‘Don’t Let the Chain of Freedom Break at Your Link’

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“In terms of mistakes, I guess the most obvious mistake would be not anticipating the prevalence of white supremacist ideology in the religious Right. That wasn’t something that we were particularly monitoring. And it’s something that Political Research Associates [politicalresearch.org] took on: Jean Hardisty, Chip Berlet, and Fred Clarkson recognized it and spent a lot of time monitoring the religious right and their shift to the hard right. But at CDR, we did not focus on that.”

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