Stories by Chip Berlet

Chip Berlet is an investigative journalist and independent scholar with over 40 years' experience in study right-wing ideologies and strategic frames. His website is http://www.researchforprogress.org. subscribe to Chip Berlet's feed

Posted on: Aug 3, 2016, Source: talk2action.org

The term was hijacked by right-wing ideologues in the late 1980s to marginalize concern for basic human rights.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2015, Source: The Washington Spectator

We need to confront the system that continues to give white people unfair advantages.

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.