Insurgent Supremacists: Understanding and Fighting The U.S. Far Right with Matthew N. Lyons
NYC
2019
Event Type: 
Book Reading
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4th Floor Humanities Lounge
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Session 6: Sunday June 30th, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
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Insurgent Supremacists: The U.S. Far Right’s Challenge to State and Empire (PM Press)
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From white nationalists to male tribalists, and from Christian theocrats to Patriot movement activists, the U.S. far right has made dangerous gains in recent years. These “insurgent supremacists” bolster established systems of oppression but also challenge the existing political order in real ways. Antifascist researcher Matthew N. Lyons will outline the major far right currents, their ideologies and goals, their interconnections and tensions with the Trump administration, and some key lessons for antifascist work.

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Matthew N. Lyons has been writing about right-wing politics for over 25 years. He is author of Insurgent Supremacists: The U.S. Far Right’s Challenge to State and Empire (Kersplebedeb Publishing and PM Press, 2018) and coauthor with Chip Berlet of Right-Wing Populism in America (Guilford Press,...

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