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A Conversation on the Fight for Democracy
Watch the recording now: On 11.17.20, 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.

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Far Right
In Wake of Biden Victory, White Nationalists and MAGA Mobs March in DC
The Million MAGA March organized in Washington, DC on November 14, 2020 demonstrated the Right's willingness to embrace Trump's far-right base, a trend we may see in the weeks leading up to Inauguration Day and beyond.

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Authoritarianism
PRA Statement on the Election and Threats to Democracy
An older lady in a shirt with her fist in the air.
Current conditions, in their broad strokes, were not unexpected. We now face a delicate, potentially volatile situation as we await official presidential election results.

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Abortion
Anti-Abortion “Abolitionists” Go to City Hall
In states across the country, anti-abortion activists co-opting the legacy of both anti-slavery activists and the immigrants’ rights movement are lobbying for municipal and county-level ordinances that purport to criminalize abortion locally.

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White Nationalism
The Real Consequences of the Far Right’s Self-Help Grift
An in-depth report on “Operation Werewolf,” an entrepreneurial lifestyle brand created by the co-founder of the far-right pagan group Wolves of Vinland, which uses a self-help model to radicalize men into White supremacist politics.
An in-depth report on “Operation Werewolf,” an entrepreneurial lifestyle brand created by the co-founder of the far-right pagan group Wolves of Vinland, which uses a self-help model to radicalize men into White supremacist politics.
Lyons highlights compelling analytical takeaways that speak directly to our contemporary global political moment in his review of this compilation of essays exploring right-wing authoritarianism.

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Education
COVID-19 Opportunism and Betsy DeVos’s Education Agenda
Exemplifying why she was nominated to the position, Betsy DeVos has capitalized on COVID-19 emergency measures to expedite her long-standing goal of dismantling public education.
Armed militia members march next to a WWG1WGA flag, a common identifier of QAnon believers, at the United We Stand & Patriots March for America, St. Paul, Minnesota, September 12, 2020 (Credit: Fibonacci Blue/Flickr).
Recent developments in activity and rhetoric raise the possibility that some anti-government factions could morph into pro-Trump paramilitaries; a phenomenon we may see during this interregnum period.
Updated 11.6.20: PRA and Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights (IREHR) have created a map as a resource for activists, journalists and researchers, to place the threat of the far-right showing up at racial justice protests.