How the oil, gas, and coal industries support and fund white supremacy and far-right politics.
How else would you describe Americans who deny a pandemic that’s killed 250,000 people and the election that repudiated Trump?
Dispossessed white men have haunted Western politics for generations. The answer isn’t to jettison “identity politics” — it’s to create truly meaningful new opportunities.
Will the November election be decided in the streets?
Trump botched his COVID-19 response disastrously, so now he’s giving anti-China conspiracy theories the full weight of the U.S. government.
For the far right, the pandemic is a chance to enact border controls and erode the rule of law. It could also expose their utter incompetence.
Donald Trump and Boris Johnson claim victories in early 2020, but Brexit and impeachment may come back to haunt them and the far right later in the year.
Reflecting on the global trend of the rise of right wing nationalism and the people-powered movements that counteracted it.
The man who called neo-Nazis “very fine people” has no business defining anti-Semitism for the rest of us.
Throughout Trump’s presidency, his racist actions and rhetoric have harmed millions. But they threaten even more insidious shifts in the future.
A global Green New Deal can help restructure the international economy so that it helps people and the planet, while undermining the far right’s appeal.
Following the same script as other far right leaders around the world, Trump is launching an assault on his greatest adversary—the court system.
Understanding how the ‘new right’ went global, and how to respond to their transnational assault on democracy, is key to keeping our planet habitable.
The Progressive Response to the New Right
But the climate crisis is the right’s Achilles heel.