About Frederick Clarkson

Frederick Clarkson, a Senior Research Analyst at Political Research Associates, has written about politics and religion for more than three decades. He is the author of Eternal Hostility: The Struggle Between Theocracy and Democracy and editor of Dispatches from the Religious Left: The Future of Faith and Politics in America. Follow him on Twitter at @FredClarkson.

Blitzing to Dominion

The Christian and business Right has been steadily building political, policy and legislative capacity in the states since the 1980s.   Among the best-known elements of this multifaceted, long term project are the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the State Policy Read More

Tony Perkins Pops Off

  Paul Rosenberg recently published an essay at Salon that challenged the myth that the United States was founded as a Christian Nation. The occasion was the then-forthcoming annual celebration of Religious Freedom Day, which commemorates the enactment of the Read More

White Warriors on the March

Among the groups leading the recent Unite the Right march in Charlottesville, Virginia was the League of the South – an Alabama-based theocratic, neo-confederate group that has long advocated for southern secession. League leader Michael Hill was among the scheduled Read More