On today’s show, we explore the growth of the Far Right in both the US and Europe.
Laura Jedeed joins us to discuss embedding with a right-wing “Constitutional Defense” and handgun training camp in Texas, about which she recently wrote an article for The New Republic: https://newrepublic.com/article/169563/patriot-academy-right-wing-constitutional-defense-training-camp
Laura Jedeed is an investigative and features journalist based in New York City. She often writes about housing justice, military interventionism, and the American far right.
Check out Laura Jedeed’s website: https://laurajedeed.com/
Then, we speak with Terri E. Givens, a Professor of Political Science at McGill University and the author of books and articles on immigration policy, anti-discrimination politics, and comparative race politics. In her book, The Roots of Racism – The Politics of White Supremacy in the US and Europe, Terri E. Givens examines the connections between immigration policy and racism that have contributed to the rise of anti-immigrant, radical-right parties in Europe, the rise of Trumpism in the US, and the Brexit vote in the UK.
Check out Terri E. Givens’ website: https://www.terrigivens.com/
Our Resistance in Residence Artist this week is chef, artist, author, and food justice activist Bryant Terry, renowned for his activism to create a healthy, just, and sustainable food system. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of 4 Color Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House and Ten Speed Press, and he is co-principal and innovation director of Zenmi, a creative studio he founded. For the 2022-23 academic year, Bryant is an Artist Fellow/Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley, as a member of the second cohort of Abolition Democracy Fellows.
Learn more about Bryant Terry and buy his books on his website: https://www.bryant-terry.com/
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