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Berlet, Chip

Works: 41 works in 74 publications in 1 language and 1,986 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary films  History  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Periodicals  Case studies  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Editor, Contributor, Other
Classifications: JC573.2.U6, 320.520973
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Most widely held works about Chip Berlet
Most widely held works by Chip Berlet
Right-wing populism in America : too close for comfort by Chip Berlet( Book )

10 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: Right-wing militias and other antigovernment organizations have received heightened public attention since the Oklahoma City bombing. While such groups are often portrayed as marginal extremists, the values they espouse have influenced mainstream politics and culture far more than most Americans realize. This important volume offers an in-depth look at the historical roots and current landscape of right-wing populism in the United States. Illuminated is the potent combination of anti-elitist rhetoric, conspiracy theories, and ethnic scapegoating that has fueled many political movements from the colonial period to the present day. The book examines the Jacksonians, the Ku Klux Klan, and a host of Cold War nationalist cliques, and relates them to the evolution of contemporary electoral campaigns of Patrick Buchanan, the militancy of the Posse Comitatus and the Christian Identity movement, and an array of millennial sects. Combining vivid description and incisive analysis, Berlet and Lyons show how large numbers of disaffected Americans have embraced right-wing populism in a misguided attempt to challenge power relationships in U.S. society. Highlighted are the dangers these groups pose for the future of our political system and the hope of progressive social change
One bright shining moment : the forgotten summer of George McGovern( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary retraces George McGovern's bold presidential campaign of 1972 - a grassroots campaign that fought for peace and justice, and positioned ideas and people first. However, what is remembered today as being the ultimate political defeat of the American Century may also have been its high watermark. The film poses this central question: what does the crushing electoral defeat of a man so well respected for his decency and intellect say about the electoral process, the American government, and more importantly, what does it say about the forces at work on the American people---then and now?
Eyes right! : challenging the right wing backlash( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Student unionization : perspectives on establishing a union of students( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third World students : for the United States National Student Association by Anthony Hewitt( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evil among us : hate in America( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a series chronicling key events, groups and figures in the rise of America's extreme right wing. Angered by what they perceive as federal abuses of power and "race mixing," the "new patriots" have openly declared war on America. But who are they? By tracing such key events as the Oklahoma City bombing and the debacles at Ruby Ridge and Waco, this program examines the militia movement's major players, particularly Aryan Nations, its leader, Richard Butler and the splinter group, The Order. Includes extensive newsreel footage and numerous interviews
Men on campus( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book of personal and political essays focuses on the experience of college-aged men living in the United States in the mid-1970s. Many employ a feminist analysis or suggest new models for liberation from patriarchy
Clouds blur the rainbow : the other side of the New Alliance Party by Chip Berlet( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The options handbook : communicating with prospective students about postsecondary educational options by Mary S., Ed Carlson( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study conducted by 19 student researchers under a grant from the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education, concluded that very little information is designed to aid students to make a choice for their future. Three separate publications resulted, called the "Options Handbooks." Material from these handbooks is synthesized here. The summaries review the information needs of post secondary students in the context of recent consumer protection debates, review the need for financial resources information and give examples of dissemination strategies in five states and at the national level, and discuss the relation between the roles of information and counseling, with the focus on how to assist students in developing their decision-making abilities. Fifty-nine references are included. (Author/DS)
Doublespeak : the rhetoric of the far right since 1945 by Matthew Feldman( Book )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This timely intervention exposes the euphemized language of the extreme right as a deceptive attempt to secure greater influence over public policy. Since the end of World War II, the extreme right has made strategic use of?doublespeak," which apes the language of liberal democracy. Attentive observation and accurate recognition of these tactics means taking the extreme right's deliberately crafted slogans, symbols, and themes seriously. These essays investigate the extreme right's attempts at?repackaging" contemporary ultranationalism to make it more palatable to mainstream European and Ame
Right woos Left : Populist Party, La Rouchian and other neo-fascist overtures to progressives, and why they must be rejected by Chip Berlet( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Student Press( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Too close for comfort : right-wing populism, scapegoating, and fascist potentials in U.S. political traditions by Chip Berlet( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Debunking conspiracy theories by Chip Berlet( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theories are unproven assertions. If empirical evidence is presented then the theory moves to fact. In another realm, allegations are not subject to rigorous examination. There is a strain of thought that embraces beliefs ranging from UFOs in Roswell to who killed JFK to black helicopters. These theories take on an almost theological conviction. If one challenges them that is proof that you are a dupe. In all instances it is a sinister "they" who are behind everything. Self-styled experts appear with websites and in nano seconds jump from speculation to fact. Their "findings" are quickly transmitted. A lot of it is, A happened therefore Y is true. The leaps of logic are breathtaking. 9/11 has spawned the latest cottage industry of theories
Lyndon LaRouche : fascism wrapped in an American flag by Chip Berlet( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TRUMPING DEMOCRACY IN THE UNITED STATES : from ronald reagan to alt-right by Chip Berlet( Book )

3 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Donald Trump announced his campaign for the Presidential nomination of the Republican Party on June 16, 2015. The business mogul mobilized a huge, angry constituency that was overwhelmingly white. They were attracted to Trump’s campaign slogan of "Make America Great Again." Great again for whom? Trump’s campaign was marked by his vicious and inflammatory rhetoric infused with white racism, misogyny, Islamophobia, and anti-immigrant xenophobia. The next day In Charleston, South Carolina an angry young white man walked into a Bible study at a traditionally Black church. After sitting quietly for a few minutes Dylann Roof pulled out a handgun and allegedly shot three black people dead leaving others wounded. Roof told a participant in the Bible study, "I have to do it. You rape our women and you’re taking over our country. And you have to go." This book will place Donald Trump and Dylann Roof in the context of the backlash against the presidency of Barack Obama and the resulting 2016 campaign for the presidency in which Donald Trump became ascendant. It will explain how there is a dynamic relationship between the Republican Party, various right-wing populist movements, and the extreme right. It will argue that unfair hierarchies of race, gender, and class are not aberrational tremors in America, but the fracturing bedrock of a nation in which being White, male, Christian, or straight no longer ensures a stable floor for power, status, or privilege."--Provided by publisher
Up in arms : a guide to Oregon's patriot movement by Spencer Sunshine( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A well-researched and documented resource revealing the mindset and material realities that feed conspiracy politics, paramilitary movements, and far-right extremism
Toxic to democracy : conspiracy theories, demonization & scapegoating by Chip Berlet( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waco fire storm( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two years after the events of 1993, this is a news analysis of the government's response to the Branch Dividian standoff at Waco, Texas. Examines the question: Did agents of the government start the fire in which 75 people died?
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Right-wing populism in America : too close for comfort
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Chip Berlet American political analyst

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Eyes right! : challenging the right wing backlash