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My brother is becoming radicalized; how do I bring him back?

So, following this election and its disastrous results, I've decided to heed the calls of liberal commentators and take some responsibility for talking to my family who contributed to it. Specifically, I want to connect with my younger brother and bring him back from the brink of anti-government militia-like conspiracy thought. [more inside]
posted by inky_the_pinky on Nov 23, 2016 - 10 answers

Donald Trump "rescues" 200 marines?

Did Donald Trump fly 200 marines home free of charge in 1991? [more inside]
posted by Salvor Hardin on May 21, 2016 - 5 answers

Echoes from the other side

Is there a Hillary Clinton focused version of Slate's Trumpcast? [more inside]
posted by sparklemotion on May 11, 2016 - 1 answer

Is it worth getting into political arguments on Facebook?

I have this friend, we've known each other since we were five and I see her every time I go home. She helped me deal with my abusive ex and recently attended my grandad's funeral which was a difficult time. It's all good until she writes offensive, provocative stuff on FB and I feel like I don't know this person. Do I brush it to one side or engage with it? How would you deal with this? [more inside]
posted by everydayanewday on May 1, 2013 - 35 answers

What's up with conservatives talking about Chinese treasury holdings?

Can somebody explain the current conservative talking point "China Has Divested 97% of Its Holdings In U.S. Treasury Bills" to me? Is this simply false, or is it creative statistics, or what? [more inside]
posted by mindsound on Jun 5, 2011 - 7 answers

Looking for Innovative US Right-Wing Youth Civics and Activist groups

Looking for specific suggestions of particularly innovative successful/popular US national-level grassroots right-wing civics activist groups (can be conservative, libertarian, religious, non-religious etc. etc; but not extremist) for an academic research project. We are especially interested in youth-focussed/web & new media-savvy/participatory culture savvy groups. Any research report (academic or non-academic) recommendations are most welcome too. [more inside]
posted by zresearch on May 26, 2011 - 6 answers

Sources on Sweden's far right/neo-nazi movement?

Asking for a friend: what books/articles are available in English on the far right/neo-nazi movement in Sweden? (Needed for a review of Stieg Larsson's trilogy.) There's some info online at Searchlight Magazine (for which Larsson was a contributor), but wondering if there's a general history/overview available. Thanks!
posted by scody on Jan 10, 2011 - 10 answers

I need a "politics for dummies" book.

I'd like to be knowledgeable about politics enough to be able to state my opinion, engage in debates, and the like. I'm a one-issue person (gay marriage) and I'd like to discover my own beliefs about politics so that I no longer have to sit quietly when my friends get into it.
posted by Autumn on Oct 25, 2010 - 15 answers

is cleaning up after a rally politically noteable?

What's up with the claim right-wing groups make that their rallies don't leave anything to clean up, while left-wing rallies leave behind tons of litter? [more inside]
posted by mdn on Oct 3, 2010 - 17 answers

Your wrong! No, you're wrong!

Spelling in protest signs - is there a liberal / conservative divide? [more inside]
posted by VikingSword on Mar 31, 2010 - 30 answers

The propaganda machine or my imagination?

Am I imagining things or has there lately been a surge of right-wing opinion dominating the forums of popular sites like digg and reddit? [more inside]
posted by drpynchon on Mar 24, 2009 - 23 answers

What's the deal with: Obsession: Radical Islam's War Against the West?

What should I do with the DVD "Obsession: Radical Islam's War Against the West"? [more inside]
posted by cjorgensen on Oct 8, 2008 - 36 answers

Translate this

Question for people familiar with the Polish language and/or political scene: What are the "Patriotyczny Ruch Polski" newsletters I recently found in my heavily Polish neighborhood (Greenpoint, Brooklyn) all about? Here's a scan of a front page. [more inside]
posted by Artifice_Eternity on Jan 3, 2008 - 9 answers

What's the deal with the popularity of Moonbat?

Explain to me the popularity of "moonbat." [more inside]
posted by Astro Zombie on May 24, 2006 - 20 answers

Did you hear the one about Kerry looking like a horse?

Are there any funny right-wing comedians? [more inside]
posted by longbaugh on Sep 17, 2005 - 47 answers

Republicanism 101 for Teen Liberals

CogentRightWingThinkerFilter: A friend of mine has a younger sister who is a well-educated and politically savvy 16-year-old liberal Democrat. In the interests of broadening her horizons, what sources for Republican or right-wing politics would you recommend for her? [more inside]
posted by stet on Mar 7, 2005 - 69 answers

Watching the evangelicals

I'm worried about the aggressive attempt at cultural and political dominance being perpetrated by evangelical groups like this. Can anyone point me to grassroots watchdog groups / info clearninghouses / think tanks? Basically, I'm looking for any organization that is tracking and analyzing the strategies and propoganda of evangelical christian groups. I want to start paying some serious attention.

(No matter how I construct my terms, My Google searches are only returning grassroots watchdog groups made up of evangelical christians who are keeping an eye on the rest of us). [more inside]
posted by Miko on Feb 15, 2005 - 13 answers

Is Matt Drudge Gay?

Is Matt Drudge gay?
posted by the fire you left me on Sep 13, 2004 - 17 answers

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