Dr. Alexander Reid Ross is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Geography at Portland State University. His work on the far right uses spatial and network analysis to track fascist movement building and associated disinformation campaigns. The author of Against the Fascist Creep (AK Press 2017), Alex’s articles have been published in various scholarly and lay publications, such as the Oregon Historical Quarterly, The Independent, and Bellingcat, and he has provided commentary for newspapers and magazines like The Guardian, The Atlantic, and the LA Times. Alexander also heads the Geographies Research Unit at CARR.
March 2nd, 2021 | Season 1 | 25 mins 58 secs
extremism, history, populism, right-wing
Guest Alexander Reid Ross joins Right Rising to breakdown the geography of the radical right. Alexander answers, where are the hot spots of the radical right, and what can these far-right organizations' location tell us about their historical and contemporary development?