Last spring, we talked with historian Matthew Sutton on the show about the apocalyptic politics of the American evangelical right. Today, we’ve invited him back to discuss his latest article in the New Republic, “The Capitol Riot Revealed the Darkest Nightmares of White Evangelical America” and do a deep dive into the recent history of […]
Clarence Lusane, Professor of Political Science and International Relations at Howard University speaks with Jan Miasaki about the recent government take-over attempt at the Capitol building, escalating random attacks of African Americans in Washington, D.C., and the increasing boldness of white nationalist groups since Trump’s election and fiery rhetoric to his base supporters.
On the heels of White House advisor Stephen Miller’s positive COVID test earlier this week, today Esty sits down with journalist Jean Guerrero to talk about her new book on Miller, Hatemonger. They discuss Miller’s white supremacist ideology and how he stokes white fear and rage (including the recent news that a terrorist group planned […]
It’s Thanksgiving, which on A Public Affair means Will Williams joins us in studio. Will is a Vietnam veteran and activist with Veterans for Peace. He talks with host Allen Ruff about activism, military, Native struggles, President Trump, F-35 fighter jets, and white nationalists.
With white nationalist discourse on the rise in the U.S. and around the globe, today we focus our attention on the goals, strategies, and culture of the American alt-right. Our guest is Alexandra Minna Stern, author of Proud Boys and the White Ethnostate: How the Alt-Right is Warping the American Imagination. Alexandra Minna Stern is […]
At the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va. in August 2017, neo-Nazi demonstrators marched with symbols from the Middle Ages. Earlier this year, the Christchurch terrorist, who killed fifty-one people at a mosque in New Zealand, included Odin’s cross in his manifesto and made reference to Valhalla in his final social media post. Scholars […]