Right-Wing Terrorism in the U.S.

A social movement approach

Lecture by Chip Berlet, October 2, 2002

Prepared for the Social Origins of Terrorism class of Ziad Munson at Harvard University
 

The Turner Diaries is a work of fiction than served as a propaganda device generating actual violence.

These articles help explain how some of the social movements on the U.S. political right have ideologies in which violence is an element in the tactical toolkit.
 

Behind the Oklahoma City Bombing

Read a chapter:
Battling the New World Order: Patriots and Armed Militias
from the book
Right-Wing Populism in America: Too Close for Comfort
Chip Berlet and Matthew N. Lyons
Guilford Press
 

Hard Times on the Hard Right
Pay special attention to the charts
 

Where do groups like the White Order of Thule, Church of the Creator, and National Alliance get their ideas?
Read the page, but the many links are not assigned
 

Home Page of the National Alliance
Spend a few minutes browsing
 

Everything below this line is not assigned, but provided for further research
 

View Photographs of Hate Groups from Chicago as Slide Show
 

THE KU KLUX KLAN AND THE AMERICAN NAZI PARTY:
CASE STUDIES IN TOTALITARIANISM AND FASCISM
by Betty A. Dobratz, Iowa State University; and Stephanie Shanks-Meile, Indiana University Northwest
 

Fascism

What is Fascism? (Matthew N. Lyons)

Eternal Fascism: Fourteen ways of looking at a blackshirt (Umberto Eco)
 

White Supremacy & Antisemitism

Who is Richard Kelly Hoskins?

The Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion
 

Hate

Hate in America (American Sociological Association)

Hate Crime Statistics Six Year Comparison

Hate Online 1985 Selections from the first BBS's
 

Topics Page at PRA

 

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