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  • 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…

  • Author Q&A with Sarah Posner

    For years, Sarah Posner has been one of the most perceptive journalists covering the political activism of U.S. evangelicals and the broader Religious Right. In 2016, she became one of the first reporters to track the rise of the Alt Right, and its…

  • Anti-Immigrant Conspiracists Traffic Fear in Southern Arizona

    Humanitarian worker Joel Smith knew it would be difficult to reason with the man who had been knifing and draining his water tanks in the Southern Arizona desert. Michael Lewis Arthur Meyer, a non-veteran who nonetheless heads the anti-…

  • How a Massachusetts Sheriff Became the Far Right’s Perfect Ally

    Two weeks before Donald Trump took the oath of office, Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson walked into a Fall River, Massachusetts, auditorium filled with law enforcement officers from around the county. With bagpipes blaring, Hodgson was sworn in…

  • Ahead of November Election, Trump Inflames His Vigilante Base

    During the September 29, 2020 presidential debate, President Donald Trump gave his White nationalist and militia base a jolt of inspiration, refusing to condemn White supremacy and recent acts of violence and intimidation against widespread Black…

  • This directory lists the current prochoice and reproductive justice elements of organized religion in the United States. It is intended primarily as a resource for those seeking to support these values in light of contemporary legislative and…

  • Colloquium Speakers  Rev. Dr. Cari Jackson (Moderator) Rev. Dr. Cari Jackson is the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice’s Director of Spiritual Care and Activism. Dr. Cari collaborates with religious and community leaders,…

  • There is a vast prochoice religious community in the United States that could provide the moral, cultural, and political clout to reverse current antiabortion policy trends in the United States. Most, but not all, of this demographic are Christians…