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The Right’s Relationship with Climate Denial

Wed, 2017-06-21 09:59
In 2015, the United States and China – the two biggest emitters of greenhouses gases in the world – were among 195 countries to ratify the Paris climate accord. In 2015, the United States and China – the two biggest Read More

Art of Activism: Erik Ruin

Sat, 2017-06-17 09:00
Spotlighting the efforts of artists and organizations who are engaged in the struggle for social justice and are helping build the movement through their work. This spring’s Public Eye cover artist, Erik Ruin, is a Philadelphia-based printmaker, shadow puppeteer, and Read More

Identity Evropa and the Fraternity of White Supremacy

Thu, 2017-06-15 11:18
Writing for The Public Eye this spring, author Naomi Braine delves into the history of the 2nd wave Klan: The Klan of the 1920s was a mainstream, national fraternal organization which openly espoused White supremacy and engaged in racist terrorism Read More

CALIFORNIA’S PROP 47 SAVINGS IN CONTEXT

Wed, 2017-06-14 09:27
Click here to read: Endgame: How “Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform” Institutionalizes a Right-Wing, Neoliberal Agenda On June 8, 2017, the California Board of State and Community Corrections announced the reallocation of $103 million in savings resulting from the passage of Read More

Release: Judge condemns Scott Lively’s efforts to render very existence of Ugandan LGBTIs illegal, finds US law offers no redress

Thu, 2017-06-08 14:19
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 8, 2017 Historic Case Exposes Right-Wing Activist’s Campaign of Persecution in Uganda Contact: Greeley O’Connor, g.oconnor@politicalresearch.org; 617-666-5300 On Monday, Judge Michael Ponsor of the U.S. District Court in Springfield, Massachusetts affirmed that Scott Lively, a Springfield Read More

Endgame: How “Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform” Institutionalizes a Right-Wing, Neoliberal Agenda

Tue, 2017-06-06 07:01
Subscribe today! This article appears in the Spring 2017 edition of The Public Eye magazine. Could it be possible…that white supremacy as an ideological formation has been nourished, rather than attenuated, by notions of progress and political development? –Daniel Martinez Read More

Populisms’ Moment

Thu, 2017-05-25 20:00
This book review appears in the forthcoming edition of The Public Eye magazine. Subscribe today! Review of John B. Judis, The Populist Explosion: How the Great Recession Transformed American and European Politics (New York: Columbia Global Reports, 2016) Populist upsurges Read More

Seventeen Years of Tracking the World Congress of Families

Mon, 2017-05-22 10:24
The World Congress of Families XI meeting in Budapest, Hungary is on May 25 -28. PRA first reported on the World Congress of Families (WCF) in 2000, noting its role within the coalition of Christian Right groups that was beginning Read More

Trumpism and the Unstable Ground of Whiteness

Mon, 2017-05-15 02:00
This article appears in the forthcoming edition of The Public Eye magazine. Subscribe today! Trumpism is built on a split-screen image of life for the White middle and working classes: a contemporary view of economic suffering and “loss” to encroaching Read More

Between Trump and Putin: The Right-Wing International, a Crisis of Democracy, and the Future of the European Union

Thu, 2017-05-11 09:47
This article appears in the forthcoming edition of The Public Eye magazine. Subscribe today! “So. Washington is ours. Chișinău is ours. Sofia is ours. It remains but to drain the swamp in Russia itself.” Right-wing Russian ideologue Alexander Dugin posted Read More

Chechnya’s LGBTQ Assault and the Consequences of “Pro-Family” Contradictions

Wed, 2017-05-10 11:02
Chechnya is a small, independent republic of the Russian Federation. (Map: Wikicommons CC BY-SA 3.0) In early April, reports of atrocities being committed against LGBTQ people began to emerge out of Chechnya, a small, independent republic of the Russian Federation Read More

#First100Days Crash Course: Week 14

Sun, 2017-04-30 11:32
Coinciding with Trump’s first 100 days in Office — a period of time historically used as a benchmark to measure the potential of a new president — PRA will share readings, videos, and tools for organizing to inform our collective Read More

Profile on the Right: Paul McHugh

Thu, 2017-04-27 16:36
Dr. Paul McHugh, professor of psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University (and former director of the school’s Department of Psychiatry as well as the psychiatrist-in-chief at the Johns Hopkins Hospital), has positioned himself as a go-to source for right-wing Christian organizations Read More

#First100Days Crash Course: Week 13

Sat, 2017-04-22 11:30
Coinciding with Trump’s first 100 days in Office — a period of time historically used as a benchmark to measure the potential of a new president — PRA will share readings, videos, and tools for organizing to inform our collective Read More

The Artists of The Public Eye

Thu, 2017-04-20 14:55
Click here to explore the digitized collection of The Public Eye. The Public Eye is a quarterly magazine published by Political Research Associates. It has featured over 200 authors and numerous artists and continues to be the gold standard for Read More

[Video] Resisting White Supremacy in Kentucky

Wed, 2017-04-19 14:56
An online video call discussion on anti-racist resistance with Kentuckians For The Commonwealth, Political Research Associates, and Rural Organizing Project. Last week, PRA associate fellow Spencer Sunshine joined a discussion on anti-racist resistance in Kentucky alongside Kentuckians For The Commonwealth Read More

#First100Days Crash Course: Week 12

Tue, 2017-04-18 13:40
Coinciding with Trump’s first 100 days in Office — a period of time historically used as a benchmark to measure the potential of a new president — PRA will share readings, videos, and tools for organizing to inform our collective Read More

#First100Days Crash Course: Week 11

Mon, 2017-04-10 13:26
Coinciding with Trump’s first 100 days in Office — a period of time historically used as a benchmark to measure the potential of a new president — PRA will share readings, videos, and tools for organizing to inform our collective Read More

#First100Days Crash Course: Week Ten

Mon, 2017-04-03 14:10
Coinciding with Trump’s first 100 days in Office — a period of time historically used as a benchmark to measure the potential of a new president — PRA will share readings, videos, and tools for organizing to inform our collective Read More

#First100Days Crash Course: Week 9

Mon, 2017-04-03 13:51
Coinciding with Trump’s first 100 days in Office — a period of time historically used as a benchmark to measure the potential of a new president — PRA will share readings, videos, and tools for organizing to inform our collective Read More

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