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Alito Draft Opinion Lays Groundwork To Repeal More Than Just Abortion Rights

Alito Draft Opinion Lays Groundwork To Repeal More Than Just Abortion Rights

Justice Alito's leaked draft opinion repealing Roe v. Wade outlines a legal framework to target same-sex marriage, contraceptive care, and other civil rights.

Why We Need More Extremism Experts In Courtrooms And Media

Why We Need More Extremism Experts In Courtrooms And Media

In a moment where far-right domestic extremism is the top terrorist threat, extremism experts are needed to bolster legal cases and improve media coverage.

Hawley’s QAnon Questioning Of KBJ Is Part Of Broader GOP Radicalization

Hawley’s QAnon Questioning Of KBJ Is Part Of Broader GOP Radicalization

During the SCOTUS confirmation hearings of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, Senator Josh Hawley launched into a “QAnon-signaling smear." It's part of a bigger rot within the GOP.

The US Far-Right Is Helping Putin Falsely Justify His War On Ukraine

The US Far-Right Is Helping Putin Falsely Justify His War On Ukraine

After Putin's initial pretext for invading Ukraine failed to catch on, the American far-right created a new biolab conspiracy theory that Putin adopted.

Anti-Vax “Freedom Convoy” Attracting Neo-Nazis, QAnon Extremists

Anti-Vax “Freedom Convoy” Attracting Neo-Nazis, QAnon Extremists

If a conglomerate of Nazis and other right-wing extremists show up to join your movement, you need to rethink what you're fighting for.

How Fascism Inspired Radical Right Movements Across The Global South

How Fascism Inspired Radical Right Movements Across The Global South

The legacies of fascism in the Global South keep raising questions and problems. It’s time for us to see fascism for what it is: a dangerous political movement with global ramifications.

Why Extremism Appeals To Some Active & Former Military Members

Why Extremism Appeals To Some Active & Former Military Members

Hyper-masculine military culture can create a bridge of familiarity between the archetypal ‘hero’ and supremacy or between patriotism and ultranationalism, turning the far-right into an appealing alternative.

New “Anti-Woke” University Will Be An Incubator For Far-Right Ideas

New “Anti-Woke” University Will Be An Incubator For Far-Right Ideas

Bari Weiss' proposed "University of Austin" is an example of how the far-right seeks to normalize extremism as alternative forms of “knowledge."

Is The Supreme Court Undemocratic?

Is The Supreme Court Undemocratic?

As Supreme Court Justices claim they aren't politically motivated, their actions point to the contrary, sparking calls for reform.

Democracy Is In Recession. How Can We Restore Faith In It?

Democracy Is In Recession. How Can We Restore Faith In It?

The 1/6 insurrection highlighted the fragility of US democracy. Its aftermath provides an opportunity to strengthen democracy that we shouldn't squander.

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