Selected Published Work
Chip Berlet and Matthew N. Lyons. 2000. Right–Wing Populism in America: Too Close for Comfort. New York: Guilford Press.
_______. ed. 1995. Eye’s Right! Challenging the Right Wing Backlash. Boston, South End Press.
Chapters in Books
Chip Berlet, “Heroes Know Which Villains to Kill: How Coded Rhetoric Incites Scripted Violence,” in Paul Jackson and Matthew Feldman (eds), Doublespeak: The Framing of the Far-Right Since 1945, Stuttgart: ibidem-Verlag.
_______. 2013. “Repression, Civil Liberties, Right-Wingers, and Liberals:
Resisting Counterinsurgency and Subversion Panics.” In Kristian Williams, ed. Life During Wartime: Resisting Counterinsurgency, AK Press.
Abby Scher and Chip Berlet, 2013. “The Tea Party Moment,” in Nella van Dyke and David S. Meyer, eds., Understanding the Tea Party Movement, Farnham and London: Ashgate.
Chip Berlet. 2013. “From Tea Parties to Militias: Between the Republican Party and the Insurgent Ultra-Right in the US.” In Sabine Von Mering and Timothy Wyman McCarty, eds., Right-wing Radicalism Today: Perspectives from Europe and the US. Routledge, Abingdon, UK, 2013.
_______. 2012. “Reframing Populist Resentments in the Tea Party Movement.” In Steep: The Precipitous Rise of the Tea Party. Lawrence Rosenthal and Christine Trost, eds. Berkeley: Univ. of California Press.
_______. 2011. “Protocols to the Left, Protocols to the Right: Conspiracism in American Political Discourse at the Turn of the Second Millennium.” In Richard Allen Landes, and Steven T. Katz, The Paranoid Apocalypse: A Hundred-year Retrospective on the Protocols of the Elders of Zion. New York, NY: New York Univ. Press; Boston, MA: Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies (Boston University).
Chip Berlet. 2010. “The Roots of Anti-Obama Rhetoric,” in Donald Cunnigen, Marino A. Bruce (eds.) Race in the Age of Obama (Research in Race and Ethnic Relations, Volume 16), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp.301-319.
_______. “Muckraking Gadflies Buzz Reality” In Ken Wachsberger, ed., Voices from the Underground: Insider Histories of the Vietnam Era Underground Press, Part 1, East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, pp. 267-297.
_______. 2008. “The United States: Messianism, Apocalypticism, and Political Religion.” In Roger Griffin, Matthew Feldman, and John Tortice, eds., The Sacred in Twentieth Century Politics: Essays in Honour of Professor Stanley G. Payne, pp. 221-257. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
_______. 2007. “The New Political Right in the United States: Reaction, Rollback, and Resentment.” In Michael Thompson, ed, Confronting the New Conservatism. The Rise of the Right in America. New York, NYU Press.
_______. 2005. “Christian Identity: The Apocalyptic Style, Political Religion, Palingenesis and Neo-Fascism.” In Roger Griffin, ed., Fascism, Totalitarianism, and Political Religion . London: Routledge.
_______. 2005. “When Alienation Turns Right: Populist Conspiracism, the Apocalyptic Style, and Neofascist Movements.” In Lauren Langman & Devorah Kalekin Fishman, (eds.), Trauma, Promise, and the Millennium: The Evolution of Alienation. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
_______ and Matthew N. Lyons. 2005. “Right-Wing Populism in America.” Chapter in Daniel Egan and Levon Chorbajian, Power: A Critical Reader, Section 9, Social Movements. New York: Prentice Hall.
_______. 2004. “Mapping the Political Right: Gender and Race Oppression in Right-Wing Movements.” In Abby Ferber, ed, Home-Grown Hate: Gender and Organized Racism. New York: Routledge.
_______. 2004. “Anti-Masonic Conspiracy Theories: A Narrative Form of Demonization and Scapegoating.” In Arturo de Hoyos and S. Brent Morris, eds., Freemasonry in Context: History, Ritual, Controversy. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
_______. 2003. “Terminology: Use with Caution.” Fascism. Vol. 5, Critical Concepts in Political Science, Roger Griffin and Matthew Feldman, eds. New York, NY: Routledge.
_______. 2002. “Encountering and Countering Political Repression.” In Mike Prokosch and Laura Raymond, eds., The Global Activists Manual: Local Ways to Change the World. New York: Thunder Mouth Press/Nation Books (with United for a Fair Economy).
_______. 1998. “Following the Threads: A Work in Progress.” In Amy Elizabeth Ansell, ed., Unraveling the Right: The New Conservatism in American Thought and Politics. New York: Westview.
_______. 1998. “Who’s Mediating the Storm? Right-Wing Alternative Information Networks,” in Culture, Media, and the Religious Right, Linda Kintz and Julia Lesage, eds., pp. 249-273. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press.
_______. 1997. “An Introduction to Propaganda Analysis.” In Uncovering the Right on Campus: A Guide to Resisting Conservative Attacks on Equality and Social Justice. Cambridge, MA: Center for Campus Organizing.
_______. 1996. “Three Models for Analyzing Conspiracist Mass Movements of the Right,” in Eric Ward, ed., Conspiracies: Real Grievances, Paranoia, and Mass Movements. Seattle: Northwest Coalition Against Malicious Harassment [PB Publishing].
_______, and Margaret Quigley, 1995. “Theocracy & White Supremacy: Behind the Culture War to Restore Traditional Values.” In Chip Berlet, ed., Eye’s Right! Challenging the Right Wing Backlash. Boston, South End Press.
_______. 1995. “Uniting to Defend the Four Freedoms.” In Chip Berlet, ed., Eye’s Right! Challenging the Right Wing Backlash. Boston, South End Press.
_______. 1993. “Muckraking Gadflies Buzz Reality” In Ken Wachsberger, ed., Voices from the Underground: Insider Histories of the Vietnam Era Underground Press. Vol.One. Tempe, AZ: Mica Press.
Chip Berlet. 2011. “Taking Tea Parties Seriously: Corporate Globalization, Populism, and Resentment.” In Perspectives on Global Development and Technology, Global Studies Association of North America, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 11-29.
_______. 2010. Review of The Rise of the Ku Klux Klan. Right-wing Movements and National Politics, by Rory McVeigh, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009. In E-Extreme, the online journal of ECPR, the Standing Group on Extremism & Democracy, Volume 11, No. 1, Feb/March 2010.
_______. 2009. "Violence and Public Policy," Criminology and Public Policy, special issue on terrorism, Volume 8 Issue 3, October, pp. 623-631.
_______. 2009. «Fears of Fédéralisme in the United States: The Case of the ‘North American Union’ Conspiracy Theory», Fédéralisme Régionalisme, Volume 9: Numéro 1 - Le fédéralisme américain
_______. 2008. “The Write Stuff: U. S. Serial Print Culture from Conservatives out to Neonazis,” Library Trends, Special Issue: Alternative Print Culture: Social History and Libraries. Volume 56, Number 3, Winter.
_______. 2007. Review of George Michael, The Enemy of My Enemy: The Alarming Convergence of Militant Islam and the Extreme Right, Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2006. In E-Extreme, the online journal of ECPR, the Standing Group on Extremism & Democracy, http://www.tufts.edu/~dart01/extremismanddemocracy/newsletter/Book8_1.htm
_______. 2007. Review of Fawaz A. Gerges, The Far Enemy: Why Jihad Went Global, New York, Cambridge University Press, 2005. In Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions, Vol. 8, No. 1 (March), pp. 189-191.
Chip Berlet and Stanislav Vysotsky. 2006. “Overview of U.S. white supremacist groups. Journal of Political and Military Sociology, 34(1), (Summer), pp. 11-48. Special Issue on the white power movement in the United States, ed. B. A. Dobratz and L. K. Walsner.
Chip Berlet. 2005. “Protocols to the Left, Protocols to the Right: Conspiracism in American Political Discourse at the Turn of the Second Millennium.” Paper presented at the conference: Reconsidering “The Protocols of the Elders of Zion”: 100 Years After the Forgery, The Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies, Boston University, October 30-31, 2005.
Brenda E. Brasher and Chip Berlet. 2004. “Imagining Satan: Modern Christian Right Print Culture as an Apocalyptic Master Frame. Paper presented at the Conference on Religion and the Culture of Print in America, Center for the History of Print Culture in Modern America, Univ. of Wisconsin–Madison, September 10-11, 2004.
Chip Berlet. (2004) “Christian Identity: The Apocalyptic Style, Political Religion, Palingenesis and Neo-Fascism.” Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions, Vol. 5, No. 3, (Winter), special issue on Fascism as a Totalitarian Movement.
_______. 2004. “Militias in the Frame.” Review Essay, Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 33, No. 5, (September), American Sociological Association, pp. 514-521. Review of four books on the Militia movement by Chermak, Crothers, Freilich, and Gallaher.
_______. 2004. “Hate, Oppression, Repression, and the Apocalyptic Style: Facing Complex Questions and Challenges.” Journal of Hate Studies, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 145-166, Institute for Action against Hate, Gonzaga University Law School. Based on the paper prepared for the Conference to Establish the Field of Hate Studies, at the Institute for Action against Hate, Gonzaga University Law School, Spokane, Washington, March 18-20.
_______. 2004. Review of: Inside Organized Racism: Women in the Hate Movement, Kathleen M. Blee, ( Berkeley, CA: Univ. of California Press, 2002) in American Anthropologist, Vol. 106, No. 1, (March), pp. 180-181, American Anthropological Association.
_______. 2002. “Anti-Masonic Conspiracy Theories: A Narrative Form of Demonization and Scapegoating.” Heredom, Vol. 10, pp. 243-275.
_______. 2001. “Hate Groups, Racial Tension and Ethnoviolence in an Integrating Chicago Neighborhood 1976-1988.” In Betty A. Dobratz, Lisa K. Walder, and Timothy Buzzell, eds., The Politics of Social Inequality, (Research in Political Sociology, Vol. 9), pp. 117–163. A rev. and expanded version of the 1999 ASA paper for a peer review journal.
_______. 1999. “Hate Crimes, Hate Groups, and Racial Tension in an Integrating Chicago Neighborhood, 1978-1988.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting, American Sociological Association, Chicago, IL, August.
_______. 1998. “Y2K and Millennial Pinball: How Y2K Shapes Survivalism in the US Christian Right, Patriot and Armed Militia Movements, and Far Right.” Paper presented at the annual symposium, Center for Millennial Studies, Boston University, December.
_______. 1998. “Mad as Hell: Right–wing Populism, Fascism, and Apocalyptic Millennialism.” Paper presented at the 14th World Congress of Sociology (XIVe Congrès Mondial de Sociologie), International Sociological Association, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1998.
_______. 1998. “The Ideological Weaponry of the American Right: ‘Dangerous Classes’ and ‘Welfare Queens’ (L’arsenal idéologique de la droite américaine: «classes dangereuses» et «welfare queens»). Paper presented at the international symposium, The “American Model:” an Hegemonic Perspective for the End of the Millennium?, (Le «modèle américain»: une perspective hégémonique pour la fin du millénaire?), Group Regards Critiques, Univ. of Lausanne, Switzerland, May 12.
_______ and Matthew N. Lyons, 1998. “One Key to Litigating Against Government Prosecution of Dissidents: Understanding the Underlying Assumptions.” Police Misconduct and Civil Rights Law Report, in two parts, Vol. 5, No. 13, January-February Vol. 5, No. 14, MarchApril, West Group.
_______. 1997. “Fascism’s Franchises: Stating the Differences from Movement to Totalitarian Government.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting, American Sociological Association, Toronto, Canada, August.
_______. 1995. “The Violence of Right-Wing Populism.” Peace Review, Vol. 7, Nos. 3 & 4, pp. 283288. Oxford: Journals Oxford, Ltd.
_______. 1990. Review of: The False Prophet: Rabbi Meir Kahane FBI Informant to Knesset Member,Z Magazine, September.
_______. 1987. Review of: Inventing Reality: The Politics of Mass Media, Michael Parenti, (Chicago: The Univ. of Chicago Press, 1987). The Library Quarterly, Vol. 57 No. 2, April.
Chip Berlet. 2009. Toxic to Democracy: Conspiracy Theories, Demonization, & Scapegoating, (Report). Somerville, MA, Political Research Associates (http://www.publiceye.org/conspire/toxic2democracy/Toxic-2D-all-rev-04.pdf).
Chip Berlet & Pam Chamberlain. 2006. Running Against Sodom and Osama: The Christian Right, Values Voters, and the Culture Wars in 2006. Political Research Associates.
Chip Berlet. 1996. The Increasing Popularity of Right Wing Conspiracy Theories: Allegations of a Freemason Conspiracy and Other Scapegoating Conspiracist Theories Within the Catholic Right, Protestant Right, Anti–Abortion Movement, Patriot Movement, and Armed Militia Movement-Including a discussion of statements by John C. Salvi, 3d. Revised. Somerville, MA: Political Research Associates.
_______. (1994 ) Right Woos Left: Populist Party, LaRouchian, and Other Neo-fascist Overtures to Progressives and Why They Must Be Rejected. Revised and updated. Cambridge, MA: Political Research Associates.
Chip Berlet & Joel Bellman, 1989. Lyndon LaRouche: Fascism Wrapped in an American Flag. Cambridge, MA: Political Research Associates.
_______. (1993 ). The Hunt for Red Menace:How Government Intelligence Agencies and Private Rightwing Countersubversion Groups Forge Ad Hoc Covert Spy Networks that Target Dissidents as Outlaws. Revised. Cambridge, MA: Political Research Associates.
_______. 1987. Clouds Blur the Rainbow: The Other Side of the New Alliance Party. Cambridge, MA: Political Research Associates.
_______. 1985. Privacy and the PC: Mutually Exclusive Realities? Chicago: Midwest Research [now Political Research Associates]. Prepared for the 1985 national conference on Issues in Technology and Privacy—sponsored by the Center for Information Technology and Privacy Law, John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, June 2123. Conference Coordinator, Professor George Trubow. A project of the National Bar Association Foundation funded by the Benton Foundation.
Hearst, Ernest, Chip Berlet, and Jack Porter. “Neo-Nazism.” Encyclopaedia Judaica. Eds. Michael Berenbaum and Fred Skolnik. Vol. 15. 2nd ed. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2007. 74-82. 22 vols. Thomson Gale.
_______. 2003. “Apocalypticism,” “Report from Iron Mountain,” “Scaife, Richard Mellon,” “Secular Humanism.” Conspiracy Theories in American History: An Encyclopedia. Peter Knight, ed. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO
_______. 2003. “Ku Klux Klan.” Encyclopedia of Religion and War. Gabriel Palner Fernandez, ed. (Berkshire Reference Works; Routledge encyclopedias of religion and society). New York: Routledge.
_______. 2002. “Surveillance Abuse.” Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment. David Levinson, ed., ( Berkshire Reference Works). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
_______. 2001. “Apocalypse,” “Nativism,” “Devil and Satan,” and “The Illuminati.” Encyclopedia of Fundamentalism. Brenda Brasher, ed., (Berkshire Reference Works; Routledge encyclopedias of religion and society). New York: Routledge
_______ (associate editor). 2000. “Apocalypse,” “Conspiracism,” “Demagogues,” “Demonization,” “Militia Movements,” “Populism,” “Survivalism,” Totalitarianism,” and “Year 2000.” Encyclopedia of Millennialism and Millennial Movements. Richard A. Landes, ed., (Berkshire Reference Works; Routledge encyclopedias of religion and society). New York: Routledge.
Chip Berlet. 2010. “ ‘The Manchurian President’: Chicago’s Commie Liberal Puppet: The paranoid style of American politics is alive and well,” In These Times, (September),
_______. 2010.“Taking Tea Partiers Seriously,” The Progressive, February, pp. 24-27.
_______. 2009. "Poking the Racist Beehive," The Progressive, January,
_______. 2008. Leaderless Counterterrorism Strategy: The “War on Terror,” Civil Liberties, and Flawed Scholarship, The Public Eye Magazine, Vol. 23, No. 3 (Fall), _______. 2008.
“The History, Definition, & Use of the Term ‘Leaderless Resistance,’ PubliEye.org, (onlineresource) .
_______. 2008. “The North American Union: Right-wing Populist Conspiracism Rebounds” The Public Eye Magazine, Spring.
_______. 2008. “Right-Wing Witch Hunts, Then and Now, Debbie Almontaser and Hallie Flanagan, Z Magazine, May 1, 2008. http://www.zcommunications.org/zmag/viewArticle/17517
_______. 2007. “Crackpots, the Left, and ‘Jewish Banker Cabals.” Eyes Right column, Z Magazine, Vol.20 No. 11, (November), http://www.zcommunications.org/zmag/viewArticle/15687.
_______. 2007. “Siren song – conspiracy!” New Internationalist (London), Issue 405 (October). Special Issue on the Dumbing Down of Politics, online at http://www.newint.org/features/2007/10/01/paranoia
_______. 2007. “The Distorted Populism of the Christian Right.” Eyes Right column, Z Magazine, Vol.20 No. 5, (May).
_______. 2007. “Prussian Blue,” Eyes Right column, Z Magazine, Vol.20 No. 3, (March).
Pam Chamberlain and Chip Berlet, 2006. “Whither the Christian Right? How Religious Conservatives Succeeded and Failed in the 2006 Elections.” The Public Eye Magazine Winter.
Chip Berlet. 2006. “ Lebanon and the Christian Zionist Apocalypse.” Eyes Right column, Z Magazine, Vol.19 No. 9, (September).
_______. 2005. “Social Movements Need An Infrastructure to Succeed.” Eyes Right column, Z Magazine, Vol.18 No. 9, (September).
Pam Chamberlain & Chip Berlet. 2005. “Framing Criminal Justice.” Eyes Right column,Z Magazine, Vol.18 No. 6, (June).
Nikhil Aziz, Chip Berlet, Pam Chamberlain, & Palak Shah. 2005. “The Days After.” Eyes Right column, Z Magazine, Vol.18 No. 1, (January), online at <http://zmagsite.zmag.org/Jan2005/azizetal0105.html>.
Chip Berlet. 2004. “Hard Right Styles, Frames, & Narratives.” Eyes Right column, Z Magazine, Vol.17 No. 11, (November,), online at <http://zmagsite.zmag.org/Nov2004/berlet1104.html>
_______. 2005. “Extremists or Dissidents: Remapping and Rehabilitating Movements of Dissent,” The Politic, (Yale) magazine, February.
_______. 2004. “Zog Ate My Brains.” New Internationalist ( London), Issue 372 (October). Special Issue on Judeophobia, online at < http://www.newint.org/issue372/zog.htm>.
_______. 2004. “Calvinism, Capitalism, Conversion, and Incarceration. The Public Eye, Political Research Associates,” Vol. 18, No. 3, (Winter), online at <http://www.publiceye.org/magazine/v18n3/berlet_calvinism.html>.
_______. 2004. “U.S. Christian Evangelicals Raise the Stakes,” (The Threats to Haram al Sharif/Temple Mount), BitterLemons (International), Vol.2, Issue 34, September 2, online magazine.
_______ and Nikhil Aziz. 2003. “Culture, Religion, Apocalypse, and Middle East Foreign Policy,” IRC Right Web ( Silver City, NM: Interhemispheric Resource Center) online at <http://rightweb.irc-online.org/analysis/2003/0312apocalypse.html> ( December 12, 2003).
_______. 2003. “Religion and Politics in the United States: Nuances You Should Know.” The Public Eye, Political Research Associates, Vol. 17, No. 2, Summer, pp. 13-16.
_______. 2003. “Into the Mainstream: An Array of Right-Wing Foundations and Think Tanks Support Efforts to Make Bigoted and Discredited Ideas Respectable.” Intelligence Report, Southern Poverty Law Center, Issue No. 110, Summer, pp. 53-58.
_______ and Pam Chamberlain. 2003. “Resisting Repression: Executive Orders and Legislation Curtail Civil Liberties.” Resist Newsletter, Vol. 12 No. 5, July 2003, pp. 1-3.
_______. 2003. “Déjà Vu All Over Again: A Capsule History of Political Repression in the US.” Resist Newsletter, Vol. 12 No. 5, July 2003, p. 3.
_______ and Abby Scher. 2003. “Political Profiling: Police Spying on Peaceful Activists.” Amnesty Now, Amnesty International, USA, Vol. 29, No. 1, Spring, pp. 20-23, 27.
_______ and Jean Hardisty. 2002. “Drifting Right and Going Wrong.” NCJW Magazine, National Council of Jewish Women, Winter, pp. 8-11.
_______. 2002. “No Right Answers: How the U.S. Political Right Reacted to 9/11 and the Crises in the Middle East.” From the Left, the newsletter of the Marxist section of the American Sociological Association, Spring/Summer 2002. Revised and posted on the PRA website.
_______. 2002. “Hard Times on the Hard Right: Why Progressives Must Remain Vigilant.” The Public Eye, Political Research Associates, Vol 16, No. 1, Spring, pp. 1, 2-22.
Nikhil Aziz and Chip Berlet. 2001. “Nationalism” Public Eye, Vol. 15, No. 3, Fall, pp. 3-7.
_______, Mitra Rastegar, and Pam Chamberlain. 2001. “Nativism.” Public Eye, Vol. 15, No. 3, Fall, pp. 8-14.
_______. 2001. “Terminology: Use with Caution,” Public Eye, Vol. 15, No. 3, Fall, pp. 14-17, rev. version online http://www.publiceye.org/frontpage/911/clerical-911.htm .
_______. “Countering Genocidal and Hate Movements in the United States,” The ISG Newsletter, The Institute for the Study of Genocide, No. 24, Winter 2000, pp. 12-17.
_______. “Abstaining from Bad Sects: Understanding Sects, Cadres, and Mass Movement Organizations.” Resist Newsletter. Somerville, MA: Resist, Vol. 8, No. 10, December 1999.
_______. “Fearful Zealots: A Combustible Mixture,” OpEd, The Boston Globe, 8/13/99, p. A23.
_______. “ Clinton , Conspiracism, and the Continuing Culture War: What is Past is Prologue,” The Public Eye, Vol. 13, No. 1, Spring 1999.
_______. “Dances with Devils: How Apocalyptic and Millennialist Themes
Influence Right Wing Scapegoating and Conspiracism,” The Public Eye, Vol. 12, Nos. 2 & 3, Fall 1998.
_______. “Apocalypse Soon: Are You Targeted as an Agent of the Antichrist? As the Year 2000 Approaches, the List Grows…” The Boston Globe, 7/19/98, Focus Section, p. 1.
_______. “Frank Donner: An Appreciation,” CovertAction Quarterly, Summer 1995.
_______ and Matthew N. Lyons; “Militia Nation,” The Progressive, June 1995, pp. 22-25.
_______. “Nation Must Unite Around Freedoms,” Montgomery Advertsiser, AL, 5/17/1995, syndicated by the Progressive Media Project through Knight-Ridder, it appeared in several newspapers.
_______. “Clinic Violence, The Religious Right, Scapegoating, Armed Militias, & the Freemason Conspiracy,” The Body Politic, in two parts, Vol. 5, No. 2 February 1995, and Vol. 5, No. 3, March 1995.
_______. “Anti-abortion Groups Reach for Conspiracy Theories,” Press-Telegram, Long Beach, CA, 1/18/1995, syndicated by the Progressive Media Project through Knight-Ridder, it appeared in several newspapers.
_______. “Armed and Dangerous,” The Boston Globe, 1/6/95, Op-Ed, p. 23.
_______. “The Right Rides High,” The Progressive, October 1994.
_______. “Big Stories, Spooky Sources,” Columbia Journalism Review, May/June 1993.
Dennis King and Chip Berlet, “ADLgate,” Tikkun magazine, Vol. 8, No. 4, 1993.
Dennis King and Chip Berlet, “The A.D.L. Under Fire: It’s Shift to Right Has Led to Scandal,” The New York Times, May 28, 1993, p. A29 (Op-Ed).
_______. “Marketing the Religious Right’s Anti-Gay Agenda,” CovertAction Quarterly, Spring 1993.
_______. “The Great Right Snark : Some Notes on the Secular-Humanist Conspiracy for World Domination,” The Humanist, September, October 1992.
_______. “Christian Identity, Survivalism & the Posse Comitatus,” New Liberation News Service, Packet 3.2, September 28, 1992.
_______. “Re–framing Dissent as Criminal Subversion,” CovertAction Quarterly, No. 41, Summer 1992.
_______. “Friendly Fascists: The Far Right Tries to Move in on the Left,” The Progressive, June 1992.
_______ and William K. Burke, “Corporate Fronts: Inside the Anti–Environmental Movement,” Greenpeace magazine, Jan./Feb./March, 1992.
_______ and Linda Lotz, “Reading List on Intelligence Agencies & Political Repression: Political Rights Information Series #4, (pamphlet), New York, NY: Movement Support Network, Center for Constitutional Rights, 1992.
Holly Sklar and Chip Berlet, “NED, CIA and the Orwellian Democracy Project,” CovertAction, Winter 1991-1992 No. 39.
_______. “Right-wing Conspiracists Make Inroads into Left,” The Guardian (NY), September 11, 1991, p. 3.
_______. “Hunting the Green Menace,” The Humanist, July/August 1991.
_______. “Nibbling Away of Our Civil Liberties,” Utne Reader, September/October 1991.
_______. “The FBI and Right-Wing Spy Networks: Political Rights Information Series #5, (pamphlet), New York, NY: Movement Support Network, Center for Constitutional Rights, 1991.
_______. “Taking off the Gloves: The Environmental Movement…is being harassed, spied on, and discriminated against,” Greenpeace magazine, Sept./Oct. 1990
Holly Sklar and Chip Berlet, “Harbinger of Democracy?: The N.E.D.’s Ex-Nazi Advisor,” The Nation, April 2, 1990.
_______. “Forgotten But Not Gone: Violations of Civil and Political Rights in the U.S.,” Extra!, Summer 1989.
_______. “A Nazi in the Hand is Worth Two in the Bush: Chronology of 1988 Bush Campaign Controversy over the presence of Fascists and Nazi Collaborators in the Coalition of American Nationalities,” Propaganda Review, Spring 1989.
_______. “Guild By Association: Ultra-Conservatives Eye Legal Services and See Red,” Boston Phoenix, March 13, 1989.
_______. “Trashing the Birchers: Secrets of the Paranoid Right,” Boston Phoenix, July 20, 1989.
_______. “Inside a Fright-Wing Cell,” Boston Phoenix, August 19, 1988.
_______ and Rachel Rosen DeGolia, “Political Smears as Disinformation: Political Rights Information Series #3, (pamphlet), New York, NY: Movement Support Network, Center for Constitutional Rights, 1988.
_______. “Cardinal Mindszenty: Heroic Anti-Communist or Anti-Semite or Both?” The St. Louis Journalism Review, Vol. 16, No. 105, April 1988.
_______. “Twisted up in Hate: Why We Should Fear LaRouche,” Boston Phoenix, March 18, 1988.
_______. “The FBI’s Witch ,” The Boston Globe, op-ed, March 16, 1988, p. 17.
_______. “Bound for Glory: Secret Agencies: Beyond Democracy,” Utne Reader, Oct/Nov 1986.
_______. “White, Right, and Looking for a Fight: Has Chicago Been: Targeted By a New Alliance of White Supremacists?,” Chicago Reader, Vol.15, No.39 June 27, 1986.
_______. “Tracking Down LaRouche,” In These Times, 4/2/1986.
Chip Berlet & Joel Bellman, “LaRouche,” Chicago Lawyer, Special Report, April 1986.
Chip Berlet & Rob Warden, “Janice Hart & the Money Laundry,” Chicago Lawyer, Special Report, April 1986.
Staff of Chicago Lawyer, “A LaRouche Sampler,” Chicago Lawyer, Special Report, April 1986.
Chip Berlet. “Socialist Workers Party V. Attorney General: Using Civil Rights Litigation Against Federal Intelligence Agencies (Parts I & II), Police Misconduct & Civil Rights Law Report, Vol.1, No.17/18, 1986.
_______. and Russ Bellant, “LaRouche Loses Libel Suit,” The Guardian, NY, 11/14/1984.
Russ Bellant, Chip Berlet, Dennis King, “LaRouche Cult Continues to Grow: Researchers Call for Probe of Potentially Illegal Acts,” The Public Eye, Vol. III, Issues 3 & 4, 1982.
_______. “Private Spies: A New Threat To Constitutional Rights,” The Public Eye, Vol. III, Issues 3 & 4, 1982.
_______. “Ever Hear of Lyndon LaRouche? He May be Keeping Tabs on You,” Des Moines Register, 9/23/81, syndicated by Pacific News Service.
_______. “Lyndon LaRouche and the U.S. Labor Party: Cult Fanaticism and the Politics of Paranoia,” Chicago Reader, 3/7/1980.
_______. “Carving Up the Constitution: Judicial and Government Attacks on the Press,” Alternative Media, Vol. 12, No. 1, 1980.
_______. “Confronting Neo-Nazis in Chicago,” WIN Magazine, November 1, 1979.
_______. “ U.S. Labor Party: an Odd Saga,” Chicago Sun Times, 6/17/79.
John Hanrahan and Chip Berlet, “ ‘Washington Post:’ The Unions Are Running Scared, Guild in Weak Bargaining Position in Aftermath of Bitter Pressmen’s Strike, Bradlee’s ‘Creative Tension’ keeps newsroom on edge,” More magazine, December 1977.
_______. “The Reign in Spain Stays Mainly the Same,” Win Magazine, July 14, 1977.
_______. Union-Busting at the Washington Post,” Win magazine, June 9, 1977.
_______. “Counterspy: How a Group of Ex-Agents Turned on Their Bosses: and Began Publishing a Magazine That Sent Shudders Through the U.S. Intelligence Community, “ Alternative Media, Vol 9 No 5 Jan/Feb 1977.
Other Major Reports
Chip Berlet and Kathleen Brouder, eds. 1974. Funding Higher Education. Washington, D.C.: United States National Student Association.
Chip Berlet and Rich Sivel, eds. 1974. Men on Campus. Washington, D.C.: United States National Student Association.
Tony Hewitt, Charles Mullings, and Chip Berlet, eds. 1974. Third World Students. Washington, D.C.: United States National Student Association.
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