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Chip Berlet
Political Research Associates
Cambridge, Massachusetts


KEY READINGS ON THE RELIGIOUS RIGHT
"The Political Activity of the Religious Right in the 1990's: A Critical
Analysis," by Rabbi Lori Forman. (New York: American Jewish Committee, 1994).
A thoughtful and cautious introductory pamphlet by Rabbi Forman who suggests
consulting the following works by critics, advocates, and observers of the
religious right:
The Coors Connection: How Coors Family Philanthropy Undermines Democratic
Pluralism. Bellant, Russ (Boston, MA: South End Press/Political Research
Associates Series, 1991).
The Culture of Disbelief: How American Law and Politics Trivialize Religious
Devotion. Carter, Stephen L. (New York: Basic Books, 1993).
Culture Wars: The Struggle to Define America. Hunter, James Davison (New York:
Basic Books, 1991).
Fundamentalisms and Society: Vol. 1. Marty, Martin E., and R. Scott Appleby,
eds. (Chicago: University of Chicago press, 1993).
Fundamentalisms Observed: Vol. 2. Marty, Martin E., and R. Scott Appleby, eds.
(Chicago: University of Chicago press, 1993).
Natural Adversaries or Possible Allies? American Jews and the New Christian
Right. Cohen, Naomi. (New York: American Jewish Committee, 1993).
The New Millennium. Robertson, Pat. (Irving, Texas: Word Publishing, 1990).
Old Nazis, the New Right and the Reagan Administration: The Role of Domestic
Fascist Networks in the Republican Party and Their Effect on U.S. Cold War
Policies. Bellant, Russ. (Boston, MA: South End Press/Political Research
Associates Series, 1991).
Redeeming America: Piety and Politics in the New Christian Right. Liensch,
Michael. (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1993).
Spiritual Warfare: The Politics of the Christian Right. Diamond, Sara (Boston,
MA: South End Press, 1989).
Understanding Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism. Marsden, George M. (Grand
Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., 1991.)

Other Useful Critiques of the Religious Right
Books:
Fundamentalisms and the State: Vol. 3. Marty, Martin E. and R. Scott Appleby.
(Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993).
Heaven on Earth? The Social and Political Agendas of Dominion Theology.
Barron, Bruce (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervon, 1992).
Jesus Doesn't Live Here Anymore: From Fundamentalist to Freedom Writer.
Porteous, Skipp (Buffalo: Prometheus Books, 1991).
The New Religious Right: Piety, Patriotism and Politics. Capps, Walter H.
(Columbia: U. of South Carolina Press, 1990).
The Old Christian Right. Ribuffo, Leo P. (Philadelphia: Temple University
Press, 1983).
To the Right: The Transformation of American Conservatism. Himmelstein, Jerome
L. (Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 1990.)
KEY GENERAL NEWSLETTERS CRITIQUING THE RIGHT:
Culture Watch. The Data Center.
Freedom Writer. Institute for First Amendment Studies.
Group Research Report. Group Research.
The Public Eye. Political Research Associates.
Right Wing Watch. People for the American Way.
BROAD BACKGROUND ON DEMOCRACY & PLURALISM
Books & Reports:
A Scapegoat in the New Wilderness: The Origins and Rise of AntiSemitism in
America. Jaher, Frederick Cople. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press,
1994).
America's Original Sin: A Study Guide on White Racism. (Booklet) Sojourners.
(Washington, D.C.: Sojourners Resource Center, 1993).
Architects of Fear: Conspiracy Theories and Paranoia in American Politics.
Johnson, George (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1983).
Debating PC: The Controversy over Political Correctness on College Campuses,
Berman, Paul, ed. (New York: Laurel/Dell, 1992).
The Emergence of David Duke and the Politics of Race. Rose, Douglas D., ed.
(Chapel Hill: U. of North Carolina Press, 1992.)
Race in North America: Origin and Evolution of a Worldview. Smedley, Audrey.
(Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1993).
To Reclaim a Legacy of Diversity: Analyzing the "Political Correctness"
Debates in Higher Education. (New York: National Council for Research on
Women, 1993). (212) 274-0730.
Watch on the Right: Conservative Intellectuals in the Reagan Era, Hoeveler, J.
David (Madison: U. of Wisconsin Press, 1991).
Articles:
"The American Neo-Nazi Movement Today" a special report by Elinor
Langer in The Nation, July 16/23 1990.
"Backlash?" by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., in The New Yorker, May 17, 1993, pp.
42-44.
"Black Conservatives" (Parts One and Two), by Deborah Toler, in The Public
Eye, September 1993 and December 1993.
"Black Demagogues and Pseudo-Scholars," by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. in The New
York Times, (Op-Ed) July 20, 1992.
"Burgeoning Conservative Think Tanks," a special issue of Responsive
Philanthropy newsletter, Spring 1991, National Committee for Responsive
Philanthropy. (202) 387-9177.
"The Politics of Frustration," by Kevin Phillips, in The New York Times
Magazine, April 12, 1992, pp. 38-42.
"Rightwing Attacks on Corporate Giving," a special issue of Responsive
Philanthropy newsletter, Winter 1990, National Committee for Responsive
Philanthropy. (202) 387-9177.
"Watch on the Right: Change in Strategy" (column), by Sara Diamond, in The
Humanist, January/February 1994, pp. 34-36.
"What is Anti-Semitism Now?: An Open Letter to William F. Buckley," by Norman
Podhoretz, in Commentary, January 1992.
REFERENCE SHELF
A New Rite: Conservative Catholic Organizations and Their Allies. Askin,
Steve. (Washington, D.C.: Catholics for Free Choice, 1994) (202) 986-6093.
The Activists Almanac: The Concerned Citizen's Guide to the Leading Advocacy
Organizations in America. Walls, David (New York: Fireside/Simon & Schuster
1993).
Challenging the Christian Right: The Activists Handbook. Clarkson, Frederick,
and Skipp Porteous. (Great Barrington, MA: Institute for First Amendment
Studies, 1993) (413) 274-3786.
Extremism on the Right: A Handbook. Anti Defamation League of B'nai B'rith
(New York: Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, 1988).
Fight the Right. Gregory, Sarah Crary, and Scot Nakagawa, eds. (Washington,
DC: National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, 1993).
Guide to Public Policy Experts: 1993-1994. Atwood, Thomas C., ed. (Washington,
DC: Heritage Foundation, 1993).
UCP's Guide to Uncovering the Right on Campus. Cowan, Rich and Dalya Massachi.
(Boston: University Conversion Project, 1994) (617) 354-9363.
The Right Guide. Wilcox, Derk, Joshua Schackman & Penelope Naas. (Ann Arbor:
Economics America, 1993).
When Hate Groups Come to Town: A Handbook of Effective Community Responses.
Center for Democratic Renewal. (Atlanta, GA: Center for Democratic Renewal,
1992). (404) 221-0025.
Topical Section
The Religious Right
Critiquing the Religious Right:
Newsletters:
Church and State. Americans United for Separation of Church and State.
Freedom Writer. Institute for First Amendment Studies.
The Fundamentalism Project Newsletter. The Fundamentalism Project.
The Public Eye. Political Research Associates.
Right Wing Watch. People for the American Way.
Voice of Reason. Americans for Religious Liberty.
Books & Reports:
The Covert Crusade: The Christian Right and Politics in the West. (Report).
(Portland, OR: Western States Center/Coalition for Human Dignity, 1993)
Available from the Western States Center. (503) 228-8866
Religious Liberty and the Secular State, by John M. Swomley. Available from
Americans for Religious Liberty.
Rolling Back Civil Rights: The Oregon Citizens' Alliance at Religious War.
Gardiner, S.L. (Portland, OR: Coalition for Human Dignity, 1992.) Available
from the Coalition for Human Dignity. (503) 227-5033.
Visions of Reality: What Fundamentalist Schools Teach, by Albert J. Menendez.
Available from Americans for Religious Liberty.
Articles:
"Bible Belt Blowhard," by Bill Dedman, in Mother Jones, Nov. Dec. 1992.
"Cardinal Mindszenty: Heroic anti-Communist or anti-Semite or Both?" by Chip
Berlet in The St. Louis Journalism Review, April 1988.
"The Christian Coalition: On the Road to Victory?" by Fred Clarkson, in Church
& State, Jan. 1992.
"Christian Coalition Steps Boldly into Politics," by Michael Isikoff, in
Washington Post, Sept. 10, 1992.
Christian Reconstructionism: Religious Right Extremism Gains Influence. (Parts
One and Two), by Fred Clarkson, in The Public Eye, March 1994 and June 1994.
"Christian Right's New Political Push," by Don Lattin, in San Francisco
Chronicle, May 12, 1992.
"Confessions of a Religious Defender," a book review by Jean Hardisty of
Stephen L. Carter's The Culture of Disbelief: How American Law and Politics
Trivialize Religious Devotion, in The Public Eye, December 1993.
"Covering the Culture War," a special section with articles by James Davison
Hunter, Laurence I. Barrett, and Joe Conason, in Columbia Journalism Review,
July/August 1993.
"Credulity, Superstition, and Fanaticism," special issue with articles by Chip
Berlet, Allen Lesser, Albert J. Menendez, Fred Pelka, & Jeffrey Victor, in The
Humanist, September/October 1992.
"Crusade for Public Office in 2nd Stage," by Barry Horstman, in Los Angeles
Times, March 22, 1992.
"Faith and Election: The Christian Right in Congressional Campaigns 1978-
1988," by John C. Green, James L. Guth, and Kevin Hill, in The Journal of
Politics (University of Texas Press), Vol. 55, No. 1, February 1993, pp. 80-
91.
"Four Articles on the Religious Right," by Suzanne Pharr, from Transformation
(1992-1993). Women's Project. (501) 372-5113.
"HardCOR," by Fred Clarkson, in Church and State, Jan. 1991.
"Inside the Covert Coalition," by Fred Clarkson, in Church & State, Nov. 1992.
"The Making of a Christian Police State," by Fred Clarkson, in The Freedom
Writer, Sept./Oct. 1991.
"Opposition Research." A collection of recent columns on the religious and
secular right by Sara Diamond, author of Spiritual Warfare. Available as a set
from Political Research Associates. (617) 661-9313.
"Reel Hate: A new video tries to drive a wedge between blacks and gays," by
Liz Galst, in The Boston Phoenix, Supplement, October 1993.
"Religious Right Rediscovered " by Russ Bellant in Christian Social Action,
Dec. 1992.
"The Religious Right's Quiet Revival," by Joe Conason, in The Nation, April
27, 1992.
"SWAT Teams for Jesus," by Skipp Porteus, in Penthouse, Sept. 1991.
"Traditional Values, Racism and Christian Theocracy: The Right- wing Revolt
Against the Modern Age," by Margaret Quigley and Chip Berlet in The Public
Eye, December 1992.
"When Right Goes Wrong: Word of God network wants to `save the world'" by Russ
Bellant in National Catholic Reporter, Nov. 18, 1988.
"The World According to Pat Robertson," by Skipp Porteous, in Reform Judaism,
Spring 1993.
Promoting the Religious Right
A Christian Manifesto. Schaeffer, Francis A. (Westchester, IL: Crossway Books,
1981).
The ACLU and America's Freedoms: The ACLU is Defending or Destroying Our
Freedoms? Rowe, Dr. Ed (Washington D.C.: Church League of America, 1984).
Against the Tide: How to Raise Sexually Pure Kids in an "Anything-Goes" World.
LaHaye, Tim and Beverly LaHaye. (Sisters, Oregon: Multnomah Books, 1993).
A Time for Candor: Mainline Churches and Radical Social Witness. Institute on
Religion and Democracy (Washington, D.C.: Institute of Religion and Democracy,
1983).
Book Burning. Thomas, Cal (Westchester, IL: Good News Publishers/Crossway
Books, 1983).
Children at Risk: The Battle for the Hearts and Minds of Our Kids. Dobson, Dr.
James, and Gary L. Bauer. (Dallas: Word Publishing, 1990).
Communism, Hypnotism and the Beatles: Noebel, David A. (Tulsa, Oklahoma:
Christian Crusade Publications, 1965).
Cultural Conservatism: Theory and Practice. Lind, William S. and Marshner,
William H., eds. (Washington: Free Congress Foundation, 1991).
Cultural Conservatism: Toward a New National Agenda. The Institute for
Cultural Conservatism. (Washington: Free Congress Research and Education
Foundation, 1987).
Dare to Discipline. Dobson, Dr. James. (Wheaton, IL: Living Books/Tynedale
House Publishers, 1987).
Forewarned. A Christian Primer to the Political Arena. The War on God, Family,
and Country. Who's Waging it? Why? What Can, You Do About It? Lacy, Dr.
Sterling (Texarkana, Texas: Dayspring Productions, 1988).
The New World Order: It Will Change the Way You Live. Robertson, Pat (Dallas:
Word Publishing, 1991).
The Stealing of America. Whitehead, John W. (Westchester, IL: Crossway Books,
1983).
The Turning Tide: The Fall of Liberalism and the Rise of Common Sense.
Robertson, Pat (Dallas: Word Publishing, 1993).
Understanding the Times: The Story of the Biblical Christian, Marxist/Leninist
and Secular Humanist Worldviews. Noebel, David A. (Manitou Springs, CO: Summit
Ministries Press, 1992).
Valley of Decision: A Christian Primer to the Political Arena. The War on God,
Family, and Country. Who's Waging it? Why? What Can You Do About It? Lacy, Dr.
Sterling (Texarkana, Texas: Dayspring Productions, 1988).
Modern Education
Defending Modern Education
Attacks on the Freedom to Learn. Available from People for the American Way.
Hate in the Ivory Tower: A Survey of Intolerance on College Campuses and
Academia's Response. Available from People for the American Way.
Religion, Education and the First Amendment: The Appeal to
History, by R. Freeman Butts. Available from People for the American Way.
Values, Pluralism, and Public Education: A National Conference. Available from
People for the American Way.
The Witch Hunt Against `Secular Humanism,' by David Bollier. Available from
People for the American Way.
Attacking Modern Education
Back to Basics: The Traditionalist Movement that is Sweeping Grassroots
America. Pines, Burton Yale (New York: William Morrow and Company, 1982).
Blackboard Power: NEA Threat to America. Drake, Dr. Gordon V. (Box 977, Tulsa,
OK 74102: Christian Crusade Publications, 1968).
Change Agents in the Schools: Destroy Your Children, Betray Your Country.
Morris, Barbara M. (Upland, California: The Barbara M. Morris Report, 1979).
Child Abuse in the Classroom. Schlafly, Phyllis, Editor (Alton, IL: Pere
Marquette Press, 1984).
The Closing of the American Mind: How Higher Education Has Failed Democracy
and Impoverished the Souls, of Today's Students. Bloom, Allan (New York: Simon
and Schuster, 1987).
Illiberal Education: The Politics of Race and Sex on Campus. D'Souza, Dinesh.
(NY: Free Press, 1991).
NEA: Propaganda Front of the Radical Left. Reed, Sally D. (Washington, D.C.:
National Council for Better Education, 1984).
N.E.A. Trojan Horse in American Education. Blumenfeld, Samuel L. (Boise,
Idaho: The Paradigm Company, 1984).
Poisoned Ivy. Hart, Benjamin (New York: Stein and Day, 1984).
School Based Clinics: And Other Critical Issues in Public Education.
Mosbacker, Barrett L., Editor (Westchester, IL: Crossway Books, 1987).
Secular Humanism and the Schools: The Issue Whose Time has Come. McGraw,
Onalee (Washington, DC: Heritage Foundation, 1976).
Why Are You Losing Your Children?. Morris, Barbara M. (Upland, California: The
Barbara Morris Report, 1976; Revised).
Why Johnny Can't Tell Right from Wrong: Moral Illiteracy and the Case for
Character Education. Kilpatrick, William. (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992).
Withstanding Humanism's Challenge to Families: Anatomy of a White House
Conference. Thomson, Rosemary (Morton, IL: Traditional Publications, 1981).
Nativist & Populist Right
Critiques of the Nativist & Populist Right
American Nativism 1830-1860. Leonard, Ira M. and Parmet, Robert D. (New York:
Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1971).
Anti-Intellectualism in American Life. Hofstadter, Richard (New York: Alfred
A. Knopf, 1963).
Cross-currents. Forster, Arnold and Epstein, Benjamin R. (Garden City, NY:
Doubleday, 1956).
Danger on the Right. Forster, Arnold and Epstein, Benjamin R. (New York:
Random House, 1964).
Hold Your Tongue: Bilingualism and the Politics of "English Only." Crawford,
James. (Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1992)
The Paranoid Style in American Politics and Other Essays. Hofstadter, Richard
(New York, Toronto: Random House, 1952, 1967).
The Party of Fear: From Nativist Movements to the New Right in American
History. Bennett, David H. (New York, NY: Vintage Books [Random House], 1990).
The Politics of Unreason: Right-Wing Extremism in America, 1790- 1977. Lipset,
Seymour Martin and Raab, Earl (Chicago and London: University of Chicago
Press, 1978).
The Radical Right: Report on the John Birch Society and Its Allies. Epstein,
Benjamin R. and Forester, Arnold (New York: Vintage Books/Random House, 1967).
The Radical Right: The New American Right Expanded and Updated. Bell, Daniel
(New York: Books for Libraries/Arno Press, 1979). Originally published in 1963
as The Radical Right.
Strangers in the Land: Patterns of American Nativism 1860-1925. Higham, John
(New York, New Jersey: Atheneum, 1963, 1975).
Voices of Protest: Huey Long, Father Coughlin & the Great Depression.
Brinkley, Alan (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982).
You Can't Do That: A survey of the forces attempting, in the name of
patriotism, to make a desert of the Bill of Rights. Seldes, George (New York:
Modern Age Books, 1938 [available as a De Capo reprint, ISBN 0-306-70201-0]).
By the Ultra-conservative & Nativist Right
A Choice Not an Echo: The Inside Story of How American Presidents Are Chosen.
Schlafly, Phyllis (Alton, IL: Pere Marquette Press, 1964).
The Coercive Utopians: Their Hidden Agenda: (and) GovernmentFunded Activism:
Hiding Behind the Public, Interest. Metzger, H. Peter, Ph.D. (Colorado
Springs, CO: Public Service Company of Colorado, 1979 and 198). Pamphlet.
The Death of a Nation. Stormer, John A. (Florissant, MO: Liberty Bell Press,
1968).
The Gravediggers. Schlafly, Phyllis and Ward, Chester (Alton, IL: Pere
Marquette Press, 1964).
Growing Up God's Way: A guide for getting children ready for school and life.
Stormer, John A. (Florissant, Missouri: Liberty Bell Press, 1984).
The Insiders. McManus, John F. (Belmont, MA: The John Birch Society, 1983).
The Invisible Government. Smoot, Dan (Boston and Los Angeles: Western Islands,
1962).
None Dare Call It Treason. Stormer, John A. (Florissant,
Missouri: Liberty Bell Press, 1964).
The Shadows of Power: The Council on Foreign Relations and the American
Decline. Perloff, James (Boston and Los Angeles: Western Islands, 1988).
Totalist Networks
Amway: The Cult of Free Enterprise. Butterfield, Steve. (Boston: South End
Press, 1985).
Clouds Blur the Rainbow: The Other Side of the New Alliance Party. Berlet,
Chip. (Cambridge, MA: Political Research Associates, 1987).
Combatting Cult Mind Control. Hassan, Steven. (Rochester, VT: Park Street
Press, 1988)
Gifts of Deceit: Sun Myung Moon, Tongsun Park and the Korean Scandal.
Boettcher, Robert. (New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1980).
Lyndon LaRouche and the New American Fascism. King, Dennis. (New York, New
York: Doubleday, 1989).
Not For Sale: The Rev. Sun Myung Moon And One American's Freedom. Racer, David
G. (St. Paul, MN: Tiny Press, 1989).
The Origins of Totalitarianism. Arendt, Hannah. (New York: Harvest Books,
1951).
Gender, Sexuality & Sexual Preference
Newsletters:
Activist Alert. National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.
The Body Politic. [(607) 648-2760].
GLAAD Bulletin. Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Discrimination. NARAL News.
National Abortion & Reproductive Rights Action League.
The Pro Choice Report. National Center for the Pro-Choice Majority.
Right Wing Watch. People for the American Way.
Siecus Report. SIECUS.
The Public Eye. Political Research Associates.
SEXUALITY EDUCATION
For Comprehensive Sexuality Education
Community Action Kit: An information pack to support comprehensive sexuality
education. Available from SIECUS.
SIECUS Fact Sheets: "Siecus Fact Sheet #1: Condom Availability Programs."
1992. 4pp. "Siecus Fact Sheet #2: The National Coalition to Support Sexuality
Education." 1992. 2pp. "Siecus Fact Sheet #3: Sexuality Education and the
Schools: Issues and Answers." 1992. 2pp. "Siecus Fact Sheet #4: The Far-Right
and Fear-Based Abstinence-Only Programs." 1992. 3pp. Available from SIECUS.
Against Comprehensive Sexuality Education
Grand Illusions: The Legacy of Planned Parenthood. Grant, George. (Brentwood,
TN: Wolgemuth & Hyatt, 1988).
Sex Versus Civilization. Pendell, Dr. Elmer (Los Angeles, CA: Noontide Press,
1967).
ABORTION RIGHTS
General & Pro-Choice
Books:
Abortion and the Politics of Motherhood. Luker, Kristin (Berkeley, CA and
London: University of California Press, 1984).
The Enemies of Choice: The Right to Life Movement and Its Threat to Abortion.
Murton, Andrew H. (Boston: Beacon Press, 1981).
The Right to Lifers: Who They Are, How They Operate and How They Get Their
Money. Paige, Connie (New York: Summit Books, 1983).
Other Resources:
R.E.A.L. Life (flyer series). Reality-based Education & Learning for Life.
Available from Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
Who Decides? A Reproductive Rights Issues Manual. Who Decides? A State By
State Review of Abortion Rights. Available from NARAL.
Conservative & Anti-Abortion
Aborting America. Nathanson, Dr. Bernard N. and Ostling, Richard N. (New York:
Pinnacle Books, 1979).
The Abortion Holocaust: Today's Final Solution. Brennan, William (St. Louis:
Landmark Press, 1983).
Closed: 99 Ways to Stop Abortion. Scheidler, Joseph M. (Westchester, IL:
Crossway Books, 1985).
WOMEN'S RIGHTS
General & Pro-Feminist
A Lesser Life: The Myth of Women's Liberation in America. Hewlett, Sylvia Ann
(New York: William Morrow and Company, 1986).
Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women. Faludi, Susan (New York:
Crown, 1991).
Feminism and the New Right: Conflict Over the American Family. Conover, Pamela
Johnston and Gray, Virginia (New York: Praeger Special Studies, 1983).
Nostalgia on the Right: Historical Roots of the Idealized Family. Revised
edition. Theriot, Nancy. (Cambridge, MA: Political Research Associates, 1990
[originally Chicago, IL: Midwest Research, 1983]).
Talking Back: Thinking Feminist; Thinking Black. Hooks, Bell
(Boston: South End Press, 1989).
The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap. Coontz,
Stephanie (New York: Basic Books, 1992)
Women and Children First: Poverty in the American Dream. Stallard, Karin;
Ehrenreich, Barbara; and Sklar, Holly (Boston: South End Press, 1983).
Women of the New Right. Klatch, Rebecca E. (Philadelphia, PA: Temple
University Press, 1987).
Conservative & Anti-Feminist
The Failure of Feminism. Davidson, Nicholas (Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books,
1988).
The Family, Feminism and the Theraputic State. McGraw, Onalee (Washington, DC:
Heritage Foundation, 1980).
The Inevitability of Patriarchy. Goldberg, Steven (New York: William Morrow &
Company, Inc., 1974).
The New Traditional Woman. Marshner, Connaught (Washington, D.C.: Free
Congress Research and Education Foundation, 1982).
The Power of the Positive Woman. Schlafly, Phyllis (New Rochelle, NY:
Arlington House, 1977).
Sweetheart of the Silent Majority: The Biography of Phyllis Schlafly.
Felsenthal, Carol (Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company, 1981).
GAY RIGHTS & AIDS
(The issues are inextricably linked in much right-wing literature, and are
listed together here for that reason alone.)
General & Supportive of Gay Rights
Books:
AIDS in the Mind of America: The Social, Political and Psychological Impact of
a New Epidemic. Altman, Dennis (New York: Anchor Press, Doubleday, 1986).
And the Band Played On: Politics, People and the AIDS Epidemic. Shilts, Randy
(New York: St. Martin's Press, 1987).
Hostile Climate: A State by State Report on Anti-Gay Activity. People for the
American Way (Booklet). (Washington, D.C.: People for the American Way,
November 1993).
Quarantines and Death: The Far Right's Homophobic Agenda. Segrest, Mab &
Zeskind, Leonard (Atlanta, GA: Center for Democratic Renewal, 1989).
Rights of Lesbians and Gay Men. Hunter, Nan D., Sherryl E. Michaelson, &
Thomas B. Stoddard. (Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois Univ. Press, 1992).
Sex and Germs: The Politics of AIDS. Patton, Cindy (Boston,MA: South End
Press, 1985).
Articles:
"Constructing Homophobia: Colorado's Right-Wing Attack on Homosexuals," by
Jean Hardisty in The Public Eye, March 1993.
"Marketing the Religious Right's Anti-Gay Agenda," by Chip Berlet, in
CovertAction Quarterly, Spring 1993.
"Reel Hate: A new video tries to drive a wedge between blacks and gays," by
Liz Galst, in The Boston Phoenix, Supplement, October 1993.
Against Gay Rights
Gay is Not Good. DuMas, Frank (Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1979).
Gays, AIDS and You. Rueda, Enrique T. and Schwartz, Michael (Old Greenwich,
CT: Devin Adair Company, 1987).
The Homosexual Network: Private Lives and Public Policy. Rueda, Enrique (Old
Greenwich, CT: Devin Adair Company, 1982).
Homosexual Politics: Road to Ruin for America. Rowe, Dr. Edward (Washington,
D.C.: Church League of America, 1984).
The Unhappy Gays. LaHaye, Timothy (Wheaton, Il: Tyndale House Publishers,
1978).
What Everyone Should Know About Homosexuality. LaHaye, Timothy (Wheaton, IL:
Tyndale House Publishers, 1978).
Censorship & Intellectual Freedom
Newsletters:
ACP Newsletter. American Civil Liberties Union: Arts Censorship Project.
Censorship News. National Coalition Against Censorship.
Culture Watch. The Data Center.
Index on Censorship. [London: (071) 329-6434]
Newsletter on Intellectual Freedom. American Library Association: Intellectual
Freedom Committee
Books:
Culture Wars: Documents from the Recent Controversies in the Arts. Bolton,
Richard, ed. (New York: New Press, 1992).
The Sex Panic: Women, Censorship and "Pornography." (A conference report).
(New York: National Coalition Against Censorship, 1993).
Sex, Sin and Blasphemy: A Guide to America's Censorship Wars. Heins, Marjorie.
(New York, NY: The New Press, 1993).
The Environment
About The Anti-Environmentalist Right
Books:
God, Land, and Politics: The Wise Use and Christian Right Connection in 1992
Oregon Politics. (Report). Available from the Western States Center. (503)
228-8866
The Scent of Opportunity: A Survey of the Wise Use/Property Rights Movement in
New England. (Report). Burke, William K.
(Cambridge, MA: Political Research Associates, 1992).
Articles:
Anti-Environmental Propaganda: Special Theme Issue. With articles by Johan
Carlisle, William Kevin Burke, Stephen Leiper, Dean Kuipers, Joe Lyford, Jr.,
Bill Walker, Mark Dowie, and Michael Miley. Includes resource list. Propaganda
Review, Spring 1994. (415) 386-4902.
"Corporate Fronts: Inside the Anti-Environmental Movement," by
Chip Berlet and William K. Burke in Greenpeace, Jan./Feb./Mar. 1992.
"Greenscam," by Ted Williams, in Harrowsmith Country Life, May/June 1992.
"Hunting the `Green Menace,'" by Chip Berlet in The Humanist, July/August
1991, pp. 24-31.
"Land-Use Advocates Make Gains," by Daniel B. Wood in Christian Science
Monitor, October 3, 1991.
"Meet the Anti-Greens," by Margaret L. Knox in the Progressive, October 1991.
"Under Green Guise, Multi-use Groups Work Against Environment," by Fred
Baumgarten in Audubon Activist, November 1991.
"Wise Guise," by Dan Baum in Sierra, May/June 1991.
"The `Wise Use' Movement: Lying About the Land," in Western States Center
Newsletter, Summer 1992, (No. 7), p. 7.
By The Anti-Environmentalist Right
Ecology Wars: Environmentalism As If People Mattered. Arnold, Ron. (Bellevue,
WA: The Free Enterprise Press, 1987).
Trashing the Economy: How Runaway Environmentalism is Wrecking America.
Arnold, Ron and Alan Gottlieb. (Bellevue, WA: Free Enterprise Press-Dist.
Merril Press, 1993)
The Wise Use Agenda: The Citizen's Policy Guide to Environmental Resource
Issues. A Task Force Report to Bush Administration by the Wise Use Movement.
Gottlieb, Alan M., ed. (Bellevue, WA: Merril Press, 1989).
Race and Ethnicity
Newsletters:
ADC Times. American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee.
ADL On The Frontline. Anti-Defamation League of B'Nai B'Rith. CAAAV Voice.
Committee Against Anti-Asian Violence.
Crisis. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
The Forum. Center for the Applied Study of Ethnoviolence. Monitor. Center for
Democratic Renewal.
Outlook. Asian American Legal Defense & Education Fund.
The Public Eye. Political Research Associates.
Race File. Applied Research Center.
Right Wing Watch. People for the American Way.
Liberal & Progressive Discussions of Racial and Ethnic Bias

America in the Era of Limits: Migrants, Nativists, and the Future of U.S.-
Mexican Relations. Cornelius, Wayne A. (La Jolla, Calif.: Center for U.S.-
Mexican Studies, University of California, San Diego, 1982).
Anti-Filipino Movements in California: A History, Bibliography, and Study
Guide. DeWitt, Howard A. (San Francisco, Calif.: R & E Research Associates,
1976).
Bakke and the Politics of Equality: Friends and Foes in the Classroom of
Litigation. O'Neill, Timothy J. (Middletown, CT:
Wesleyan University Press, 1985).
Black Lives, White Lives: Three Decades of Race Relations in America. Blauner,
Bob. (Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press, 1989).
Bridges and Boundaries: African Americans and American Jews. Salzman, Jack,
with Adina Back and Gretchen Sullivan Sorin (Eds.). (New York: Geroge
Braziller/The Jewish Museum, 1992).
The Chinese Exclusion: Racism Toward Asians in California and the West, 1850-
1949. Wong, Brian, ed. (Los Angeles, Calif.: Glendale Press, 1991.
Class, Race, and the Civil Rights Movement. Bloom, Jack M. (Bloomington, Ind.:
Indiana University Press, 1987).
Communicating Racism: Ethnic Prejudice in Thought and Talk. van Dijk, T.
Adrianus. (Newbury Park, Calif.: Sage Publications, 1987).
Death at an Early Age: The Destruction of the Hearts and Minds of Negro
Children in the, Boston Public Schools. Kozol, Jonathan. (Boston: Houghton
Mifflin, 1967).
Dumping in Dixie: Race, Class, and Environmental Quality. Bullard, Robert D.
(Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1990).
Eliminating Racism: Profiles in Controversy. Katz, Phyllis A., and Dalmas A.
Taylor, eds. (NY: Plenum Press, 1988).
Entry Denied: Exclusion and the Chinese Community in America, 1882-1943. Asian
American History and Culture Series. (Philadelphia, PA: Temple University
Press, 1991).
Fathers and Children: Andrew Jackson and the Subjugation of the American
Indian. Rogin, Michael Paul. (NY: Random House, 1976).
The Fiery Cross: The Ku Klux Klan in America. Wade, Wyn Craig. (NY: Simon &
Schuster, 1987).
Indians Are Us? Culture and Genocide in Native North America. Churchill, Ward.
(Monroe, Maine: Common Courage Press, 1994).
Iron Cages: Race and Culture in 19th Century America. Takaki, Ronald. (NY:
Oxford University Press, 1990).
Keeper of the Concentration Camps: Dillon S. Myer and [anti- Japanese]
American Racism. Drinnon, Richard. (Berkeley, Calif.: University of California
Press, 1987).
The Measure of Our Success: A Letter to My Children and Yours. Edelman, Marian
Wright. (Boston, Mass.: Beacon Press, 1992).

The Political Economy of Race and Class. Dymski, Gray. (NY: Union for Radical
Political Economics, 1986.
Power and Prejudice: The Politics and Diplomacy of Racial Discrimination.
Lauren, Paul G. (Boulder, Colorado: Westview, 1988).
Prophetic Tought in Postmodern Times. (Volume One: Beyond Eurocentrism and
Multiculturalism). West, Cornel. (Monroe, Maine: Common Courage Press, 1993).
Prophetic Reflections: Notes on Race and Power in America.
(Volume Two: Beyond Eurocentrism and Multiculturalism). West, Cornel. (Monroe,
Maine: Common Courage Press, 1993).
Race. Terkel, Studs. (NY: Pantheon, 1992).
Race and the Decline of Class in American Politics. Huckfeldt, Robert, and
Carol W. Kohfeld. (Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1989).
Race and Media: The Enduring Life of the Moynihan Report. Ginsburg, Carl. (New
York, NY: Institute for Media Analysis, 1989).
Racial and Cultural Minorities: An Analysis of Prejudice and Discrimination.
Simpson, George E., and J. M. Yinger. (NY: Plenum Press, 1985).
Racism and Sexism: An Integrated Study. Rothenburg, Paul S. (NY: St. Martin's
Press, 1988).
Settlers: The Mythology of the White Proletariat. Sakai, J. (Chicago:
Morningstar Press, 1983).
Striking Back at Bigotry: Remedies Under Federal and State Law for Violence
Motivated by Racial, Religious and Ethnic Prejudice. (Baltimore, MD: Center
for the Applied Study of Ethnoviolence [formerly the National Institute
Against Prejudice and Violence], 1986/Supplement 1988). (410) 706-5170.
Tree of Hate: Propaganda and Prejudices Affecting United States Relations With
the Hispanic World. Powell, Philip W. (NY: Basic Books, 1971).
Yours in Struggle: Three Feminist Perspectives on Anti-Semitism and Racism.
Bulkin, Elly, Minnie Pratt, and Barbara Smith. (NY: Long Haul Press, 1984).
Conservative Discussions of Racial and Ethnic Bias
The Balancing Act: Quota Hiring in Higher Education. Roche, George Charles.
(LaSalle, IL: Open Court Publishing Co., 1974).
Black Education: Myths and Tragedies. Sowell, Thomas. (New York: David McKay
Co., 1972).
The Content of Our Character: A New Vision of Race in America. Steele, Shelby.
(New York: St. Martins, 1990).
Counting By Race: Equality from the Founding Fathers to Bakke and Weber.
Eastland, Terry and Bennett, William. (New York: Basic Books, 1979).
Ethnic America: A History. Sowell, Thomas. (New York: Basic Books, 1981).
Losing Ground: American Social Policy 1950-1980. Murray, Charles. (New York:
Basic Books, 1984).
Reflections of an Affirmative Action Baby. Carter, Stephen Lisle (NY: Basic
Books, 1991).
Scapegoating of Jews & Holocaust Denial
The Holocaust
The Abandonment of the Jews. Wyman, David S. (New York: Pantheon, 1984).
The Destruction of the European Jews. Hilberg, Raoul. (New York: Holmes and
Meier, 1985).
Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil. Arendt, Hannah. (New
York: Penguin Books, 1963).
From Weimar to Auschwitz. Mommsen, Hans. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton U. Press,
1991).
The Holocaust: The Destruction of European Jewry 1933-1945. Levin, Nora. (New
York: Schocken Books, 1973).
Quiet Heroes: True Stories of the Rescue of Jews by Christians in Nazi-
occupied, Holland. Stein, Andre. (Toronto: Lester & Orpen Dennys, 1988).
When Six Million Died: A Chronicle of American Apathy. Morse, Arthur D.
(Woodstock, NY: Overlook Press, 1983).
Fighting Scapegoating of Jews & Holocaust Denial
Antisemitism in the Contemporary World. Curtis, Michael. (Boulder, Colorado:
Westview Press, 1986).
Assassins of Memory: Essays on the Denial of the Holocaust. Vidal-Naquet,
Peirre. (New York: Columbia University Press, 1992).
A Trust Betrayed: The Keegstra Affair. Bercuson, David and Wertheimer,
Douglas. (Toronto & New York: Doubleday & Co., 1985).
Antisemitic Propaganda: An Annotated Bibliography and Research Guide.
Singerman, Robert. (New York & London: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1982).
Denying the Holocaust: The Growing Assault on Truth and Memory. Lipstadt,
Deborah. (New York: Free Press, 1993).
Essential Papers on Jewish-Christian Relations in the United States: Imagery
and Reality, by Naomi W. Cohen, editor. (NY: New York University Press, 1990).
Facing History and Ourselves: Holocaust and Human Behavior. Stern Strom,
Margot and Parsons, William S. (Watertown, MA: Intentional Educations, Inc.,
1982).
Farrakhan and Jews in the 1990's. (Booklet). Kenneth S. Stern. (New York:
American Jewish Committee. 1994).
Farrakhan's Reign of Historical Error: The Truth Behind the Secret
Relationship Between Blacks and Jews. Brackman, Harold. (Los Angeles: Simon
Wiesenthal Center, 1992).
Hitler's Apologists: The Anti-Semitic Propaganda of Holocaust "Revisionism."
Anti-Defamation League. (New York: Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith,
1993).
Holocaust and Human Behavior: Annotated Bibliography. Drew, Margaret (ed.).
(New York: Walker & Company, 1988).
Holocaust: Reinventing the Big Lie. Anti-Defamation League. (New York: Anti-
Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, 1989).
Human Relations Materials for the Schools. Anti-Defamation
League. (New York: Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, 1989).
Simon Wiesenthal Center Catalog. (Los Angeles: Simon Wiesenthal Center, 1994).
(213) 553-9036.
The Tenacity of Prejudice: Anti-Semitism in Contemporary America. Selznick,
Gertrude & Steinberg, Stephen. (New York/London: Harper & Rowe, 1969).
Holocaust Denial & "Historical Revisionism"
The Hoax of the Twentieth Century. Butz, Arthur. (Torrance, CA: Institute for
Historical Review, 1977).
No Time for Silence: Pleas for a Just Peace Over Four Decades. App, Austin J.
(Costa Mesa, CA: Institute for Historical Review, 1987).
The Six Million Reconsidered: Is the `Nazi Holocaust' Story a Zionist
Propaganda Plot? Grimstad, William N., ed. (United Kingdom: Historical Review
Press/Noontide Press, 1977).
Scapegoating of Jews
For Fear of the Jews. Rittenhouse, Stan. (Vienna, VA: The Exhorters, 1982).
Hear O Israel. Brooks, Pat. (Fletcher, NC: New Puritan Library, 1981).
Protocols of the Elders of Zion. No Author Listed [historic forgery]. (Los
Angeles, CA: Christian Nationalist Crusade: n.d.).
The Secret Relationship Between Blacks and Jews: Volume One. Nation of Islam,
Historical Research Department. (Chicago, IL: Nation of Islam, 1991).
The Score: An Autobiography Exposing the Forces that Remain Studiously,
Concealed and Masked. Stanko, Rudy (Butch). (Gering, NE: League of Rights,
1986).
The Ugly Truth About ADL. Editors of Executive Intelligence Review.
(Washington, D.C.: Executive Intelligence Review, 1992).
Authoritarianism, Xenophobia, Fascism & Nazism
Newsletters:
ADL On The Frontline. Anti-Defamation League of B'Nai B'Rith. Monitor. Center
for Democratic Renewal.
The Public Eye. Political Research Associates.
Searchlight. [London: (071) 284-4040].
Authoritarianism, Fascism & Nazism Through WWII
The Splendid Blond Beast: Money, Law, and Genocide in the 20th Century.
Simpson, Christopher. (New York: Grove Press, 1993)
The Politics of the Body in Weimar Germany: Women's Reproductive Rights and
Duties. Usborne, Cornelie. (Ann Arbor: U. of Michigan Press, 1992)
Readings on Fascism and National Socialism. Department of Philosophy,
University of Colorado, ed. (Chicago, IL: Swallow Press, Inc., 1952).
Rehearsals for Fascism: Populism and Political Mobilization in Weimar Germany.
Fritzsche, Peter. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.
Sawdust Caesar: The Untold History of Mussolini and Fascism. Seldes, George.
(New York and London: Harper and Brothers Publishers, 1935).
Sexual Politics in the Third Reich: The Persecution of the Homosexuals During
the Holocaust: A Bibliography and Introductory Essay. Porter, Jack Nusan.
(Montreal, Quebec: Concordia University, 1991).
Shattering the German Night: The Story of the White Rose. Dumbach, Annette E.
and Newborn, Judd. (Boston and Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1986)
Three Faces of Fascism: Action Francaise, Italian Fascism, National Socialism.
Nolte, Ernst. (Originally published Munich: R. Piper & Co., 1963: New York:
Signet, New American Library, 1969: Canada: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1969).
Weimar and the Rise of Hitler. Nichols, A. J. (New York: St. Martin's Press,
1979),
Authoritarianism, Fascism, & Nazism After WWII
The Belarus Secret: The Nazi Connection in America. Loftus, John. (New York:
Paragon Press, 1982).
Blowback: America's Recruitment of Nazis and Its Effect on the Cold War.
Simpson, Christopher. (New York: Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1988).
Fascism in the Contemporary World: Ideology, Evolution, Resurgence. Joes,
James (Boulder: Westview, 1978).
Inside the League: The Shocking Expose of How Terrorists, Nazis and Latin
American, Death Squads Have Infiltrated the World Anti- Communist League.
Anderson, Scott and Anderson, Jon Lee. (New York: Dodd, Mead and Company,
1986).
The Paperclip Conspiracy: The Hunt for the Nazi Scientists. Bower, Tom.
(Boston and Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1987).
Secret Agenda: The United States Government, Nazi Scientists, and Project
Paperclip, 1945 to 1990. Hunt, Linda. (NY: St. Martins, 1991).

Wanted: The Search for Nazis in America. Bloom, Howard. (New York: Fawcett
Crest Books, 1977).
Critiques of Modern Racialist Nationalism
Bitter Harvest: Gordon Kahl and the Posse Comitatus, Murder in the Heartland.
Corcoran, James. (New York: Penguin Books, 1990).
Blood in the Face: The Ku Klux Klan, Aryan Nations, Nazi Skinheads, and the
Rise of a New White Culture. Ridgeway, James. (New York, NY: Thunder's Mouth
Press, 1990).
God, Guts and Guns. Finch, Phillip (New York: Seaview/Putnam, 1983).
Hooded Americanism: The History of the Ku Klux Klan. Chalmers,
David M. (New York and London: New Viewpoints, 1976).
The Liberty Lobby and the American Right: Race, Conspiracy and Culture. Mintz,
Frank P. (Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1985).
Right Woos Left: Populist Party, LaRouchian, and Other Neofascist Overtures to
Progressives and Why They Must Be Rejected. Berlet, Chip. (Revised).
(Cambridge, MA: Political Research Associates, 1994).
Terror in the Night: The Klan's Campaign Against the Jews. Nelson, Jack. (New
York: Simon & Schuster, 1993)
United They Hate: White Supremacist Groups in America. Kronenwetter, Michael.
(New York: Walker and Company, 1992). (Youth oriented).
Classics of Racialism, Xenophobia, & Fascism
The Dispossessed Majority. Robertson, Wilmot. (Cape Canaveral, FL: Howard
Allen Publisher, 1972).
Imperium: The Philosophy of History and Politics. Yockey, Francis Parker
(Ulick Varange). (Costa Mesa, CA: Noontide Press, 1962).
Mein Kampf. Hitler, Adolf. (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1971; first
published Verlag Frz. Eher Nachf, G.M.B.H., 1927).
Race and Reason: A Yankee View. Putnam, Carleton. (Washington, D.C.: Public
Affairs Press, 1961).
The Rising Tide of Color (Against White World-Supremacy). Stoddard, Lothrop.
(Orig. pub. 1920) (Brighton, England: Historical Rev. Press 1981).
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