PRA in the News

Publications across the country and around the Internet are citing PRA’s work to understand everything from inauguration oath flubbing to the economics of antigay campaigns.

Senior Analyst Chip Berlet and Public Eye magazine contributor FredClarkson discussed the murder of Dr. George Tiller on Democracy Now! with Amy Goodman on May 28.

Outgoing executive director Katherine Hancock Ragsdale was featured as a local celebrity in the Boston Globe. See Preaching God’s word with an eye on national politics: Pepperell vicar also leads liberal think tank.Katherine was also mentioned on the American Spectator site. Mark Tooley, recently appointed president of the Institute on Religion and Democracy, took notice (and exception) of Katherine’s commitment to reproductive justice. Read his comments on our very own High Priestess of Abortion.

Public Eye editor Abby Scher discussed highlights from February's Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C. with John Grebe on the radio program "Sounds of Dissent."

Chip's interview with Fox News Boston shed light on the whys and hows of White Supremacist groups and their recruiting strategies. Chip was also mentioned in a Bilderberger article, in which he traced that particular conspiracy theory to activist Phyllis Schlafly. Chip was called on, again, to comment on the surge of conspiracy theories circulating around President Obama. See’s article "Why the stories about Obama’s birth certificate will never die."

Senior Researcher Pam Chamberlain was sought out for her thoughts on Focus on the Family and similar organizations.  Pam discussed how money affects these groups' campaign efforts and is quoted in Bay Windows, a New England LGBTQ paper.


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