Wrapped in the Flag

Wrapped in the Flag

A Personal History of America's Radical Right

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The John Birch Society, first established in 1958, championed many of the same radical causes touted by ultraconservatives today, including campaigns against abortion rights, gay rights, gun control, labor unions, environmental protections, immigrant rights, social and welfare programs, the United Nations, and even water fluoridation. Conner grew up surrounded by dedicated Birchers and was expected to abide by and espouse Birch ideals. It took momentous changes in her own life for Conner to finally free herself of the legacy of the John Birch Society in which she was raised. Now she gives us an inside look at one of the most radical right-wing movements in US history and its lasting effects on our political discourse today.
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, [2013]
ISBN: 9780807077504
080707750X
Branch Call Number: 322.44 CONNER
Characteristics: xii, 249 pages ; 24 cm

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Jul 20, 2015

“The Rise of Christian Fascism and Its Threat to American Democracy – We must attend to growing social and economic inequities in order to stop the most dangerous mass movement in American history -- or face a future of fascism under the guise of Christian values.” 07-02-2007 by Chris Hedges from
http://www.alternet.org/story/47679/the_rise_of_christian_fascism_and_its_threat_to_american_democracy . . .
and . . .
“The Christian Fascists Are Growing Stronger” by Chris Hedges 07-06-2010 from
http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/the_christian_fascists_are_growing_stronger_20100607
and, look for:
“Right-Wing Resurgence : How a Domestic Terrorist Threat is Being Ignored”
Daryl Johnson 1969-
"Summary: In 2008 there were 149 militia groups in the United States. In 2009, that number more than tripled to 512. Johnson offers a detailed account of the growth of right-wing extremism and militias in the United States and the ever-increasing threat they pose. He provides case studies and interviews with leaders which reveal their agendas, how they recruit, and how they operate around the country. A comprehensive account of an ever-growing security concern at a time when this threat is only beginning to be realized, and is still largely ignored in many circles.”
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012, ISBN: 9781442218963

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