NYC
2019
Event Type: 
Panel
Room: 
H301
Timeslot: 
Session 3: Saturday June 29th, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
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Description/Abstract of your Event: 

How has President Trump been so successful for so long at maintaining extensive ultraright grassroots support? Speakers will examine the recently deceased neo-Nazi figure Lyndon LaRouche and how his legacy was adopted by the Trump movement, the ways in which a Red-Brown convergence strengthens Trump and how Polish nationalist anti-Semites have been challenged on the streets of New York City.

Participants

John Foster "Chip" Berlet is an American investigative journalist, research analyst, photojournalist, scholar, and activist specializing in the study of extreme right-wing movements in the United States.

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Currently with Social Democrats USA, Sheldon Ranz is a software consultant, free-lance writer and activist with Decrim - NY. His writings for Jewish Currents and New Politics and his 1980s / 1990s WBAI radio programs have explored themes ranging from innovative solutions for a just and lasting...

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