Class 11: Political Right

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Agenda

  1. Intro to Racism and White Privilege” Course Introduction and Setting Context
  2. Intro to Political Right Class
  3. Dog Whistle Politics
  4. Southern Strategy and Rise of Modern GOP
  5. The Religious Right
  6. Rightwing Media
  7. Tea Party and Astroturfs
  8. Trump
  9. Trump Voters
  10. The GOP Spoken and Unspoken Platform
  11. Far Right Terrorism

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1. Course Introduction and Setting Context

(Same Introduction every week)

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2. Intro to Political Right

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3. Dog Whistle Politics

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4. Southern Strategy and Rise of Modern GOP

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5.The Religious Right

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6. Rightwing Media

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7. Tea Party and Astroturfs

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8. Trump

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9. Trump Voters

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10. The GOP Spoken and Unspoken Platform

Part 1 Topics

Voter Suppression
Dark Money
Unequal Representation
Different versions of Liberty
Nationalism vs Patriotism
Myths of American Exceptionalism
Perceived Persecution

Part 2 Topics

Politics of False Narratives

  • Historic GOP Politics of False Narratives
  • Rightwing Conspiracy Theories
  • Fact Checking Trump
  • Anti-Black False Narratives
  • Privilege as a Zero-Sum Game
  • Affirmative Action vs Reverse Racism
  • Redefining Discrimination and Racism
  • White Supremacy False Narratives
  • Xenophobic False Narratives
  • Morality False Narratives
  • Different Perspectives for Reducing Abortion Rates
  • Anti-Science and Climate Change False Narratives
  • Anti Big Gov…Sometimes
  • Myth of the Fiscal Conservative
  • Protecting Democracy/Constitution Myths
  • Red Scare False Narratives

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11. Far Right Terrorism

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Resources and Ways to Get Involved

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Course Resources

(Same every week)

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