Chip's Current Writing Projects
Conservatives, the Tea Party and the Shutdown: How We Got Here by Joseph Lowndes
When Obama talks about the apocalyptic confrontation over the budget, what's that about?
Chip Berlet on Huffington Post
The goal of Research for Progress is to use a
global human rights framework
to build democratic civil society, and assist groups and individuals defending and extending democracy, liberty, and equality.
Terrorism, Political Violence, Racism, & Repression
Power Structure Research
Power Structure Research is a method of analysis based on criticizing unfair systems, structures, and institutions in society.
Power Structure Research rejects conspiracy theory as a useful form of analysis and instead looks at social, political, economic, and cultural practices that create, expand, defend, or restore inequalities based on race, gender, or class.
Power Structure Research unveils the social costs of corporate activities in terms of work, government policies, the quality of life, and the sustainability of a healthy planet.
What they Say to Their Allies
Want to see and hear what the current leading Republican Presidential candidates say when the speak to the leading Christian Right activists?
Held annually in Washington, DC, the Values Voter Summits are the most important public meeting of the organized Christian Right in the United States.
These are huge, raw, unedited video files that I videoed for notes and fact-checking quotes for my articles.
Studying Right-Wing Movements
You can rely on the information found at these online resources:
(This section is under construction)
Key Organizational Structures in the United States
Four Key Aspects of Right-Wing Populism
The GOP & Racist Producerism
Some Questions for Ron Paul
Sectors of the US Right
"Conservative Right" Above this Line
Websites Curated by Chip
Democracy is a process,
Democracy is a process
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