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IREHR in the Daily Kos: “When extremists take over local Michigan governance, disruption is followed by dysfunction” – February 21, 2023

By February 21, 2023April 15th, 2023No Comments1 min read

IREHR’s President and Executive Director, Devin Burghart, was cited in the Daily Kos;

Author David Neiwert writes, “The key, as Devin Burghart of the Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights told CityLabs’ Laura Bliss, is for citizens to end their reflexive denial and recognize that they have a real problem on their hands. He noted that the candidates’ success began with repeatedly calling attention to their opponents’ affiliations with QAnon, as well as their excessive devotion to non-local issues, and was sealed by their strategic and energetic combined organizing and door-knocking during the campaign.”

Burghart was quoted as well;

“That combination is going to be a key for defeating far-right efforts to take over local government around the country,” he said.

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Laura Gibbons

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Laura Gibbons is an IREHR research associate.

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