Stories by Chip Berlet

, senior analyst at Political Research Associates based near Boston, is editor of the recent book, Eyes Right! Challenging the Right Wing Backlash (South End Press), from which this article was drawn. subscribe to Chip Berlet's feed

Posted on: Apr 21, 2013, Source: AlterNet

If we want to understand the genesis of much Islamic terrorism by a small handful of Muslims, a speculative tour of their apocalyptic worldview may help us design a more effective response.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2010, Source: AlterNet

When I was asked to address a conference at Brandeis, a right-wing shock jock created a hoax to stir up the right. Then Glenn Beck ran with it.

Posted on: Apr 15, 2010, Source: Religion Dispatches

Christian Soldiers of the Apocalypse have been running around the woods of Michigan planning attacks on federal law enforcement in their war against the Antichrist.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2009, Source: Indypendent

Even before Obama was sworn in as the 44th President, the internet was seething with lurid theories exposing his alleged subversion and treachery.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2009, Source: The Public Eye

The broadcast of hatred and paranoia have led to perfect storm of mobilized resentment threatening to rain violent bigotry across the US.