About

Spencer Sunshine is a researcher, journalist, activist, and political consultant regarding Far Right movements. He holds a PhD in Sociology and has been an activist for over 25 years. You can follow him on Twitter at @transform6789 as well as on Facebook.

Currently, he is an associate fellow at Political Research Associates, a progressive think tank that monitors right-wing organizing. His articles have appeared in publications like the Progressive, Forward, Truthout, Colorlines, TeleSUR English, Alternet, and Public Eye. Sunshine has appeared on broadcast media such as Al Jazeera, KPFA and KALW (Bay Area), KBOO (Portland, Oregon), WRIF (Detroit), and SiriusXM. He has been translated into German, Russian, Polish, Serbian, Turkish, and Portuguese, and has given talks throughout the United States, Germany, and Canada.

Sunshine is the lead author of Up in Arms: A Guide to Oregon’s Patriot Movement. He is currently working on a new book,  Unorthodox Fascism: The New Right, Third Positionism, and the Specter of Multiracial Fascism in the United States, which will appear on Routledge’s Studies in Fascism and the Far Right.

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