Filed Under: “Right-wing extremism”

Study finds nearly 22 percent of Republican state legislators joined extremist Facebook groups

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Researchers find GOP lawmakers pushing for censorship and voter suppression laws based on groups’ beliefs


With Roe’s end in sight, anti-abortion extremists fantasize about executions and civil war

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2020 Republican National Committee featured speaker and far-right podcaster call on GOP governors to execute people involved in abortions


Democratic leaders are finally talking about democracy at risk, but their actions don’t yet match their words

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To defeat fascism, you must say its name, and then act accordingly


Democrats haven’t realized that you can’t defend democracy without explaining it

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To counter right-wing authoritarianism, the center-left must articulate a broad vision of a progressive society


Denver shooter’s ties to well-known Republican commentators underline misogyny’s key role in violence

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Far-right Americans supported violent insurrection long before they invaded the Capitol on 1/6

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Donald Trump’s authoritarianism found a political movement more than it created one


Democratic leaders can’t rely on others to educate the public about Republican radicalization

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Americans will not understand that the GOP has embraced violence until President Biden and other Democrats tell them


Proud Boys and Oath Keepers Jan. 6 subpoenas could provide many revelations about extremist groups

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Far-right groups routinely divulge their secrets publicly, but their private documents could reveal much more to congressional investigators


The GOP embrace of violence is too important for mainstream media outlets to ignore

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Corporate media journalists aren’t serving the public’s right to know unless they report the story of how far-right Republicans are trying to develop a paramilitary wing


House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy silent as multiple colleagues incite violence

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The Republican leader in the House is continuing a long-running pattern of refusing to take action against his burgeoning extremist caucus


 

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