Town Hall Meetings

Anti-Immigrant Activists Join Forces to Pressure House Members During Recess

Congress’ August recess, where elected officials in Washington return to their districts to hear from their constituencies on various issues, is now in its second week. Given recent legislative hearings and the Senate vote to pass a reform bill, immigration … Continued


Right Wing Extremism in America is Real

Are birthers and town hall protesters right-wing extremists? You better believe it! In May of this year the Department of Homeland Security released a report on right-wing extremism in the United States. The report describes right-wing extremism as: “Broadly divided … Continued


White Heat for White Health

This week the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) announced its tired ol’ annual “Hold Their Feet to the Fire” lobby days in mid-September, replete with its usual cast of right wing radio ringers spewing vitriol about immigrants. This year, … Continued


So Much for “Post-racial” America…

Last November’s post-election euphoria led numerous pundits of all political stripes to acclaim the dawn of a new, “post-racial” America—a nation that had finally beat back its sordid racial history by electing an African American to the White House. The … Continued