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Religious Freedom and the Christian Right’s Masterpiece of Manipulation

Tue, 2017-12-05 17:49
Photo: United States Supreme Court. Joe Ravi/Wikimedia Commons. Throughout history, people have used religion to justify a myriad of injustices. In the United States, for example, some Christians used their faith to defend slavery and segregation, citing scriptural references as Read More

Three Pillars of the Alt Right: White Nationalism, Antisemitism, and Misogyny

Mon, 2017-12-04 17:42
Photo credit: Karla Cote, August 11, 2017, Charlottesville, VA https://flic.kr/p/XuUyHe The new wave of avowed White nationalists who have been energized by Donald Trump—most prominently the Alt Right—have held demonstrations across the United States, most famously in Charlottesville, Virginia in Read More

In the Court of the Centrist King: Emmanuel Macron and Authoritarian Liberalism

Tue, 2017-11-28 10:32
President Donald J. Trump visits President Emmanuel Macron in France, July 13, 2017 (Photo: The White House / Shealah Craighead) “New Labour.” – Margaret Thatcher, when asked about her life’s greatest achievements. “America is the original version of modernity. We Read More

Right Positions D&E Bill as the Next Big Challenge to Roe

Mon, 2017-11-06 12:08
Both anti-abortion and pro-choice advocates rally in front of the Supreme Court during the Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt case in June 2016. A lawsuit challenging Texas’s new ban on Dilation and Evacuation is likely to follow the same legal Read More

Right Positions D&E Bill as the Next Big Challenge to Roe

Mon, 2017-11-06 12:08
Both anti-abortion and pro-choice advocates rally in front of the Supreme Court during the Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt case in June 2016. A lawsuit challenging Texas’s new ban on Dilation and Evacuation is likely to follow the same legal Read More

Rumors of Civil War: How Anti-Communist Conspiracies Imagine an Antifa Civil War on November 4

Tue, 2017-10-31 12:29
A conspiracy theory has spread like wildfire through the Far Right claiming that on November 4, “antifa” will start a civil war and attempt to overthrow Donald Trump. The date is supposed to precede the 100th anniversary of the Russian Read More

Rumors of Civil War: How Anti-Communist Conspiracies Imagine an Antifa Civil War on November 4

Tue, 2017-10-31 12:29
A conspiracy theory has spread like wildfire through the Far Right claiming that on November 4, “antifa” will start a civil war and attempt to overthrow Donald Trump. The date is supposed to precede the 100th anniversary of the Russian Read More

Hiding in Plain Sight: An American Renaissance of White Nationalism

Thu, 2017-10-26 11:15
Click for PDF. This article appears in the Fall 2017 edition of The Public Eye magazine. From July 28-30, nearly 300 White men in suits and ties—and a smattering of women—attended a sold-out American Renaissance conference, business consultant Jared Taylor’s Read More

Hiding in Plain Sight: An American Renaissance of White Nationalism

Thu, 2017-10-26 11:15
This article appears in the forthcoming issue of The Public Eye magazine. Subscribe today! American Renaissance (or AmRen) is a White nationalist and White supremacist online magazine and annual conference. From July 28-30, nearly 300 White men in suits and Read More

Kevin Barrett: Repackaging Antisemitism

Mon, 2017-10-23 16:47
Kevin Barrett speaks on Press TV, Iran’s conservative state-sponsored English-language TV network, about “9/11 Truth” Screenshot from Press TV News Videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xksKokTwDqU, published on Nov. 7, 2014. Veterans Today, an online publication targeting U.S. veterans, came under fire this month Read More

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Mon, 2017-10-23 16:47
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Will Corporations, The Christian Right, and the Tea Party Get to Rewrite the Constitution?

Mon, 2017-10-16 09:51
Click for PDF. This article appears in the Fall 2017 edition of The Public Eye magazine. Former U.S. Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC), the Tea Party icon who helped bring Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Mike Lee (R-UT) into the Senate, was Read More

Will Corporations, The Christian Right, and the Tea Party Get to Rewrite the Constitution?

Mon, 2017-10-16 09:51
This article appears in the forthcoming issue of The Public Eye magazine. Subscribe today! The broader anti-federal-government Convention of States proposal has been approved by legislatures in 12 states. Image: Political Research Associates. Former U.S. Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC), the Read More

The Christian Right’s Growing Allegiance to Trump

Thu, 2017-10-12 14:09
Donald Trump speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. Photo: Gage Skidmore via Flickr. As Donald Trump exited the stage after addressing the 2016 Values Voter Summit (VVS) in Washington, DC a year ago, Read More

The Christian Right’s Growing Allegiance to Trump

Thu, 2017-10-12 14:09
Donald Trump speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. Photo: Gage Skidmore via Flickr. As Donald Trump exited the stage after addressing the 2016 Values Voter Summit (VVS) in Washington, DC a year ago, Read More

Prenatal Diagnosis, Reproductive Rights, and the Specter of Eugenics

Thu, 2017-10-05 14:32
Click for PDF. This article appears in the Fall 2017 edition of The Public Eye magazine. In 2014, the state of Virginia enacted legislation shielding healthcare workers who provide genetic counseling from lawsuits if they withhold test results they think Read More

Prenatal Diagnosis, Reproductive Rights, and the Specter of Eugenics

Thu, 2017-10-05 14:32
This article appears in the forthcoming issue of The Public Eye magazine. Subscribe today! In 2014, the state of Virginia enacted legislation shielding healthcare workers who provide genetic counseling from lawsuits if they withhold test results they think might dispose Read More

Life’s Work: A Conversation with Dr. Willie Parker

Mon, 2017-09-25 10:00
Click for PDF. This article appears in the Fall 2017 edition of The Public Eye magazine. Dr. Willie Parker. (Photo credit: Chad Griffith courtesy of Atria Books). In his new book, Life’s Work: A Moral Argument for Choice, Dr. Willie Read More

Life’s Work: A Conversation with Dr. Willie Parker

Mon, 2017-09-25 10:00
This article appears in the forthcoming issue of The Public Eye magazine. Subscribe today! Dr. Willie Parker. (Photo credit: Chad Griffith courtesy of Atria Books). In his new book, Life’s Work: A Moral Argument for Choice, Dr. Willie Parker recounts Read More

Disunite the Right: The Growing Divides in the Pepe Coalition

Tue, 2017-09-19 09:03
White nationalist “Alt Right” demonstrators gathered in front of the Lincoln Memorial on June 25, 2017. Photo: Susan Melkisethian via Flickr. By the time Richard Spencer, the man responsible for coining and popularizing the term Alt Right, made his way Read More

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