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IREHR in AlterNet: “The racist ‘Great Replacement’ theory is now ‘mainstream’ Republican thought” – May 17, 2022

By May 17, 2022May 4th, 2023No Comments1 min read

IREHR’s newest report, Breaching the Mainstream, was cited by AlterNet;

Author Alex Henderson writes, “To make his point, Milbank discusses a report by the Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights (IREHR) that was released on Friday, May 13 — the day before the Buffalo massacre. The Institute has been tracking far-right White nationalist and White supremacist extremism, and Milbank notes that its report/study “found that more than 1 in 5 Republican state legislators in the United States were affiliated with far-right groups.””

Devin Burghart, President of the Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights, was quoted by AlterNet;

“The ideas of the far right have moved pretty substantially into the mainstream not only as the basis for acts of violence, but as the basis for public policy.” Said Burghart

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Laura Gibbons

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Laura Gibbons is an IREHR research associate.

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