(For a list of podcast, radio, and video interviews, see here)


BOOK: Des rouges, des bruns et des rouges-bruns: L’antisémitisme aux Etats-Unis au XXie siècle (France: Ni patrie ni frontières, 2023)

“Red/Brown Warnings: A Review of Peter Staudenmaier, ‘Ecology Contested: Environmental Politics Between Left and Right’,” It’s Going Down, February 23, 2023

“While Trump Floundered in 2022, His Far Right Acolytes Built a Movement,” Truthout, December 28, 2022

“5 Years After Charlottesville, We Can See Its Legacy in January 6 Violence,” Truthout, August 11, 2022
[Spanish translation: “5 años después de Charlottesville, podemos ver su legado en la violencia del 6 de enero,” Insisto y Resisto, August 12, 2022]

“White Supremacist Massacre in Buffalo Shows ‘Alt-Right’ Ideology Leads to Murder,” Truthout, May 16, 2022

“The Proud Boys Gained 29 Chapters in the Year Since Capitol Attack,” Truthout, March 10, 2022

“Amazon’s Still Selling Lots of Nazi Books,” Daily Beast, January 25, 2022

“Subpoenas Could Show Trump Admin’s Link to Openly White Supremacist ‘Groypers’,” Truthout, January 24, 2022

“Kyle Rittenhouse – Posterboy rechter Milizen,” Antifa Infoblatt #134, January 2022 [in German]

“Even With Trump Out of Office, the Far Right Continued to Mobilize in 2021,” Truthout, December 30, 2021

EDITED ANTHOLOGY: Exposing the Right and Fighting for Democracy: Celebrating Chip Berlet as Journalist and Scholar (Pam Chamberlain, Matthew N. Lyons, Abby Scher, and Spencer Sunshine, editors) (Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2022) — released September 2021
— includes my article: “Ruminations on an Intellectual History of Chip Berlet and the ‘Right Wing Populism’ Formulation,” pp.33-42

“Die Situation in den USA nach der Stürmung des Kapitols,” Antifa Infoblatt #130, Winter 2021 [in German]

“Review of Failed Führers by Graham Macklin,” Three Way Fight, April 18, 2021

“I’ve Been Tracking the Far Right for Years. Then Lin Wood ‘Exposed’ Me as the QAnon Shaman,” Daily Beast, January 12, 2021
[revised and shortened German version: “Wie ich zum Qanon-Schamanen erklärt wurde,” Jungle World, 2021/3, online January 21, 2021]

“Trump Loyalists’ Breach of Capitol Is Likely to Embolden Far Right Street Forces,” Truthout, January 7, 2021

“2020 Was a Record Year for Far Right Violence in the US,” Truthout, December 31, 2020
[Re-published on Salon, January 2, 2021]

“Die Antifa-Bewegung in den USA vor und nach Trump,” Antifa Infoblatt #129, December 2020 [in German]

[interview with Spencer and PopMob] “‘Alltags-Antifaschismus’,” Antifa Infoblatt #129, December 2020 [in German]

“Far Right Monitors Anxious About Lingering Possibility of Post-Election Violence,” Truthout, November 8, 2020

“Organizers Are Gearing Up to Resist Far Right Intimidation at Polls,” Truthout, October 26, 2020

“Polizeihilfe für Rechtsextreme,” Neues Deutschland, September 11, 2020 [in German]

“Das Corona-Virus und die extreme Rechte in den USA,” in Taschenkalender SyndiKal 2021 (2021 pocket calendar), September 2020 [in German]

ORGANIZING GUIDE: 40 Ways to Fight Fascists: Street-Legal Tactics for Community Activists (in collaboration with PopMob),, August 31, 2020
[revised edition of 40 Ways to Fight Nazis]
[excerpted in The, September 11, 2020.
German translation: “40 Dinge Faschismus zu bekämpfen” and published as a pamphlet included in Antifa Infoblatt, December 2020]
Spanish translation: “40 Maneras de Luchar contra los Fascistas: Tácticas Legales Callejeras para Activistas Comunitarios,” May 11, 2021,

“Facebook Has Begun Purging Accounts Tied to Anti-Fascist Groups,” Truthout, August 21, 2020

“Looking Left at Antisemitism,” Journal of Social Justice, vol. 9, June 2020
[French translation: “Comment la gauche anglophone perçoit l’antisémitisme,” Ni patrie ni frontières and Mondialisme, December 7, 2020; also available as an e-book]

“Trump’s Antifa Conspiracy Theory Attempts to Erase Powerful Black-Led Organizing,” Truthout, June 5, 2020

“Blaming it on Antifa: Trump’s Crisis Scapegoats,” The, June 5, 2020
[German translation: “Die Antifa soll schuld sein,” Jungle World, June 11, 2020]

“The Anti-Black and Anti-Semitic History of ‘Outside Agitators’: An Interview with Spencer Sunshine,” It’s Going Down, June 2, 2020
[French translation: “Des « agents provocateurs » aux « antifas infiltrés » : histoire d’une notion raciste, un entretien avec Spencer Sunshine,”, June 13, 2020]
[Greek translation: “Η Αντιμαύρη και Αντισημιτική Ιστορία των «Εξωτερικών Προβοκατόρων» (Συνέντευξη),” July 12, 2020]

“How the US far right eggs the plague on,” Toward Freedom, May 2, 2020
[German translation: “Bewaffnet en den Boogaloo,” Jungle World, May 7, 2020]

“The Long Arm of the American Nazi Party Reaches the 2020 Illinois Primary,” Truthout, March 16, 2020

REPORT: Smokescreen: How Timber Unity has mainstreamed militia groups, Alt Right, and conspiracy theories in Oregon politics, released March 3, 2020

“Far Right Groups Are Rallying Virginia Counties to Form Militias,” Truthout, January 21, 2020

“In 2019, the Far Right Suffered Big Losses. But They Are Far From Defeated.” Truthout, January 1, 2020
[Greek translation, “Τα ακροδεξιά κινήματα υπέστησαν μεγάλες απώλειες το 2019 αλλά απέχουν πολύ από το να συντριβούν,” NonPaper, January 4, 2020]

“We didn’t need more evidence — Richard Spencer has always been anti-Semitic,” Jewish Telegraphic Agency, November 7, 2019

“Arrest of Daniel McMahon Suggests That the Feds Are Finally Taking White Nationalism Seriously,” Colorlines, November 4, 2019

“Anti-Semitic and Anti-Muslim Murders Are Latest in String of Fascist Attacks,” Truthout, October 18, 2019

“El Paso Blood Is on the Hands of Everyone Who Has Scapegoated Migrants,” Truthout, August 5, 2019

“Antifa Panic,” The, August 5, 2019
[Italian translation: “Panico Antifa. Tacciare di terrorismo la sinistra,” Malora, June 6, 2020]

“Ted Cruz’s ‘Antifa Are Terrorists’ Resolution Seeks to Stifle the Left,” Truthout, July 24, 2019
[German translation: Der Feind steht links,” Jungle World, August 8, 2019]

“Get ready for the new wave: Young, passionately Jewish — and anti-Zionist,” Jewish Telegraphic Agency, July 8, 2019
[Re-published July 9, 2019 in the Jerusalem Post and Times of Israel blogs]

“Trump Wants a Third Term. Could the Unimaginable Happen Here?,” Truthout, June 19, 2019

“Rural Rage: The Roots of Right-Wing Populism in the United States” (co-authored with Chip Berlet), Journal of Peasant Studies, vol. 46 #3, pp. 480-513; published online May 7, 2019

“Spencer Sunshine on the Implications of the Christchurch Massacre,” It’s Going Down, March 21, 2019 [interview]

“Will Decentralization of Neo-Nazism Spur More Right-Wing Terrorism?,” Truthout, March 18, 2019

“Alt Right and Far Right Mobilization in 2018 A Timeline,” Political Research Associates, January 10, 2018

“The U.S. Far Right’s 2018 Election Results: A Blind-Alley for the Alt Right,” Political Research Associates, January 10, 2018

“We Must Pressure Mainstream Forces to Stop Downplaying the Far Right,” Truthout, October 29, 2018

“Anti-Immigrant Rampage in Germany Shows Expansion of Right-Wing Violence,” Truthout, August 29, 2018

“Why the Alt Right May Gain Momentum in 2018,” Toward Freedom, August 28, 2018

“Auch Lite ist Right,” Jungle World, August 22, 2018
[in German; “Why the Alt Right May Gain Momentum” is an edited version in English]

ORGANIZING GUIDE: 40 Ways to Fight Nazis: Forty Community-Based Actions You Can Take to Resist White Nationalist Organizing, SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice), August 8, 2018
* For the second edition, see “40 Ways to Fight Fascists: Street-Legal Tactics for Community Activists”

“Will Independent Trumpists Ride Again?,” Colorlines, August 6, 2018

“Gewalttätige Neonazistrukturen in den USA,” Antifa Infoblatt #119, Summer 2018 [in German]

“Standoffs and the Far Right: What Changed After Oklahoma City?,” Political Research Associates, April 19, 2018

“Jake Laskey and the American Front,” Political Research Associates, April 4, 2018

“Is the ‘Alt Right’ on Its Last Leg?,” Colorlines, March 30, 2018

“The Future of the U.S. “Populist Radical Right” and White Nationalism: Looking at Cas Mudde’s The Far Right in America,”
Political Research Associates, March 27, 2018

“Five Ways Kaepernick’s Case Looks Like McCarthyism,”
Unionist, January 29, 2018

“Steve Bannon’s ‘Washed Out’ Antisemitism,” Political Research Associates, January 13, 2018

“The Big Picture: Far Right Mobilization in 2017,”
Political Research Associates, January 11, 2018

Three Pillars of the Alt Right: White Nationalism, Antisemitism, and Misogyny,” Political Research Associates, December 4, 2017
[Greek translation plus English republication in ANTI- AB6 Athens Biennale 2018 catalog]

“Remember Mulugeta Seraw and All Those Killed by the Far Right,” Truthout, November 13, 2017

“USA: Risse innerhalb der extremen Rechten,” Antifa Infoblatt #116, Fall 2017 [in German]

“Rumors of Civil War: How Anti-Communist Conspiracies Imagine an Antifa Civil War on November 4,” Political Research Associates, October 31, 2017

Was the Failed ‘Mother of All Rallies’ the Beginning of the End of Independent Trumpism?,” Colorlines, September 20, 2017

Richard Spencer’s Website Calls for Neo-Nazis to Arm Themselves, Prepare for War,” Revere Press, September 9, 2017

“Joey Gibson and Patriot Prayer: The Westboro Baptist Church of the Alt Right,” Political Research Associates, September 7, 2017

“Debunking the Three Biggest Myths about Antifa,” Revere Press, August 2, 2017

Has the “Alt-Right” Met Its Gettysburg?“, Truthout, August 26, 2017

Mord nach Drehbuch,” Jungle World, August 17, 2017 [in German]

I Almost Died in Charlottesville,” Colorlines, August 15, 2017

A Guide to Who’s Coming to the Largest White Nationalist Rally in a Decade,” Political Research Associates, August 10, 2017

The Largest Fascist Rally in Recent Memory Is Expected This Week — Can the Left Unite Against It?,” Truthout, August 8, 2017
[Re-published on Alternet, August 9, 2017]

Islamophobia Is the Glue That Unites Diverse Factions of the Far Right,” Truthout, July 14, 2017

Peas in an Oregon Pod: Right-Wing Paramilitaries & the GOP,” Political Research Associates, July 7, 2017

The Growing Alliance Between Neo-Nazis, Right Wing Paramilitaries and Trumpist Republicans,” Colorlines, June 9, 2017
[German translation: “Gewalttätige Allianz zwischen Neonazis, rechten Paramilitärs und Trumpanhängern,” Antifa Infoblatt #115, Summer 2017]

Expect More Murders: Why the Radical Right Kills,” Truthout, June 2, 2017
[Re-published on Alternet, June 5, 2017; and as “Expect More Murders in the US,” TeleSUR English, June 5, 2017]

The Left Must Root Out Anti-Semitism In Its Ranks,” Forward, June 1, 2017
[Portuguese translation: “A esquerda deve destruir o antissemitismo em suas fileiras,” El Coyote, June 2, 2017]

Die extreme Rechte der USA nach Trumps Wahlsieg,” Antifa Infoblatt #114, Spring 2017 [in German]

Das weiße Erwachen,” Jungle World, March 16, 2017 [in German]

Oregon Congressman Pushes Bill Exempting Ranchers From Terrorism Law’s Reach,” Truthout, March 6, 2017

The Feminist Transformation in Radical Kurdistan” (Review of Meredith Tax’s A Road Unforeseen: Women Fight the Islamic State), Toward Freedom, February 7, 2017

Trump’s Proposed Change Would Give Green Light to White Supremacist Violence,” Truthout, February 3, 2017

Looking for the Left Wing in Rural, Predominantly White Areas,” Colorlines, January 26, 2017

The Changing Face of Anti-Fascism,” Truthout, January 18, 2017

Dark Days Ahead,” Jungle World, November 9, 2016

Trump’s ‘Second Amendment People’?: The U.S. Patriot Movement Today,” Public Eye, Fall 2016. Posted separately online, October 31, 2016 [PDF version]

BOOK-LENGTH NGO REPORT: Up in Arms: A Guide to Oregon’s Patriot Movement [Spencer Sunshine, with Jessica Campbell & Rural Organizing Project, Political Research Associates, Daniel HoSang, Steven Besa, and Chip Berlet] (Somerville, MA: Political Research Associates & Rural Organizing Project, October 2016)

Standalone sections:
Right Woos Left: When Patriot Movement Groups Try to Recruit Progressive Activists
Coordination: How the Patriot Movement Re-imagines Governmental Ties
Taking on Patriot Movement Talking Points

Unter falscher Flagge,” Jungle World, September 22, 2016 [in German]

Far Right Conspiracy Theorist Christopher Bollyn to Speak at the Brooklyn Commons,”, September 5, 2016

“How to Be a Left Wing Apologist for Antisemitism,” vitam fracta, August 15, 2016

Trumps Popularität ergibt sich aus der Wut,” Jungle World, August 4, 2016 [Interview]
[in German]

It’s Time to Ring the Alarm About White Nationalism,” Colorlines, July 19, 2016

“U.S. Patriot Movement,” Der Rechte Rand #161, July/August 2016
[in German; “Trump’s “Second Amendment People”?” is a revised version in English]

Is Your Local Candidate in Bed with the Patriot Movement?,”, April 22, 2016

Gunning for Office: Oregon’s Patriot Movement and the May 2016 Primary, Political Research Associates, April 19, 2016

Will the History Books Record How Neo-Nazis Made Eyes at the Bundy Militia?,” Truthout, January 27, 2016

Dispatch from Oregon: Armed White Occupiers Are Enjoying Warm Food, Wi-Fi—and No Violence From Feds,” Colorlines, January 21, 2016

What the Oregon Standoff Is Really About,” Yes! Magazine, January 15, 2016

Interview with Spencer Sunshine on the Oregon Militia Occupation,” It’s Going Down, January 11, 2016

Where the Oregon Militias Came From,” The Progressive, January 7, 2016

Profiles on the Right: Three Percenters,” Political Research Associates, January 5, 2016

I Studied Oregon’s Militia Movement. Here’s 5 Things You Need to Know,” U.S. Uncut, January 3, 2016

Small Town Nazis,” Toward Freedom, September 17, 2015

Patriot Movement Paramilitaries in Oregon,” Rural Organizing Project, July 15, 2015

Punk’s Past Alternate Future,” Souciant, March 9, 2015

Drawing Lines Against Racism and Fascism,” Political Research Associates, March 5, 2015.

Interview with Nervous Gender,” Radical Archives, February 19, 2015.

5 Right-Wing Media Narratives Attacking the ‘Black Lives Matter’ Movement,” Political Research Associates, December 18, 2014

Attack on NYC Art Gallery Highlights Fascist Organizing in U.S. Immigrant Communities,” Political Research Associates, October 8, 2014

Nazi Skinhead Economics,” Souciant, August 7, 2014

Campus Profile—Alison Weir: If Americans Knew,” Political Research Associates, 2014.
Section of the PRA report Constructing Campus Conflict: Antisemitism and Islamophobia on U.S. College Campuses 2007-2011, Chip Berlet, senior ed.; Debra Cash, managing ed.; Maria Planansky, associate ed. (Somerville, MA: Political Research Associates, 2014), pages 103–4

Frazier Glenn Miller & the Ongoing Trend of Former-Military Neo-Nazi Murders: Military Veterans and the White Separatist Underground’s Cult of Violence,” Political Research Associates, April 17, 2014

Are the Mekons a Meal?,” Souciant, April 11, 2014

The Right Hand of Occupy Wall Street: From Libertarians to Nazis, the Fact and Fiction of Right-Wing Involvement,” Public Eye, Winter 2014, pages 9-14, 18; online: February 23, 2014.
[German translation, abridged: “Die rechte Hand von Occupy Wall Street,” Jungle World, December 11, 2014.
Italian translation: “La mano destra di Occupy Wall Street“]

20 on the Right in Occupy,” Political Research Associates, February 13, 2014

Confronting the Right Across Generations: Spencer Sunshine Interviews Walter Reeves,” Political Research Associates, December 9, 2013

Fair Trade Music,” Souciant, July 10, 2013
[Reprinted in Alan Moore and Alan Smart, eds., Making Room: Cultural Production in Occupied Spaces (Other Forms / Journal of Aesthetics and Protest, 2015), 322–27]

Occupied With Conspiracies? The Occupy Movement, Populist Anti-Elitism, and the Conspiracy Theorists,” Shift, December 11, 2011
[Polish translation: “Obcy na Wall Street,” Bez Dogma #90.
Russian translation: “ОККУПАЦИЯ» С КОНСПИРОЛОГАМИ?”.
Serbian translation: “Okupirani zaverama? Pokret “Occupy”, populistički antielitizam, i teoretičari zavere,” Kontrapunkt, November 30, 2011.
Italian translation: “Occupato dalle cospirazioni?“]

Rebranding Fascism: National-Anarchists,” Public Eye, vol. 23, no. 4, Winter 2008, pages 1, 12–19
[Greek translation: “Εθνικό-Αναρχισμός, επαναπροσδιορίζοντας το φασισμό”.
Russian translation: “Новое имя фашизма: национал-анархисты”.
Also published in Russian as part of a triple-author book: Вирно, Кайндль, Саншайн. ТРИ ТЕКСТА О НОВОМ ФАШИЗМЕ [Virno, Kayndl, Sunshine: Three Texts on the New Fascism] (Free Marxist Publishing House, 2011)]

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