What do all these rallies pushing to reopen the economy say about the current state of right-wing populism in America? Today on the show, Allen explores the world of far-right movements with journalist Chip Berlet, who warns not to underestimate the right’s power to mobilize during the pandemic and beyond. Chip Berlet is an investigative […]
Chip Berlet, long-time researcher and analyst of the organized rightist spectrum in the U.S., joins Allen to discuss “movement building” on the right, what recent protests suggest, and ways to respond to “Trumpism.” Chip Berlet is an investigative journalist and has appeared in scores of publications, including The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The […]
How did Donald Trump inspire the rise of the “alt right”? What role will they play in the upcoming Trump presidency? Today’s guest is Chip Berlet, an investigative journalist, research analyst, and activist scholar specializing in the study of extreme right-wing movements in the United States. As a human rights activist, Chip Berlet has spent […]
How do we understand the “militia” occupation in Oregon? Tune in at noon as Allen Ruff talks with Chip Berlet, a long-time investigative journalist with Political Research Associates and analyst of the ultra-right, on the Oregon protest.