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Last week, we highlighted how right-wing xenophobic conspiracy theories can have real world consequences and are increasingly being embraced, amplified and mainstreamed by Republican candidates and elected officials in addition to right wing media and activists. In a new blog post and analysis posted on the America’s Voice website,... Continuar »
Republicans are using the same out-of-date and out-of-context images over and over again to create a xenophobic boogyman. We provide the context that belies their racist midterm narrative.     Republicans Monica De La Cruz and Alan Sims are both first-time candidates competing in crowded Republican primaries who recently... Continuar »
Democrats Must Respond to this Threat to Democracy and the Well-Being of All Working Families On the evening of August 11, 2017, an organized mass of white supremacists marched with tiki torches through Charlottesville, Virginia. This Ku Klux Klan simulacrum chanted anti-Semitic and white nationalist slogans including “Jews will... Continuar »
Must-read Jean Guerrero LA Times Column About Need to Energize America’s Multiracial Majority and Present Counter-Vision to GOP’s Ugly Nativism  Washington, DC – A timely Los Angeles Times column by Jean Guerrero, “Stop letting hate groups control the immigration debate,” counsels Democrats to lean in to the immigration and... Continuar »
Washington, DC – Politico previews a National Republican Campaign Committee (NRCC) polling memo that promises that Republicans will once again run hard on immigration in the 2022 midterms. Nativism, along with stoking fears over Critical Race Theory and “defund the police,” represent the GOP’s latest incarnation of the “Southern... Continuar »
Xenophobic Lie: “Immigrants spread COVID” Dog-whistle politics in America have a long and ugly history. Republican leaders have been using the strategic racism playbook to further their agenda since the mid-60s. Over the last two decades, Republicans have increasingly employed dog-whistles against immigrants as a means to fearmonger, especially... Continuar »
Takeaways from GOP Political Messaging and Ad Strategy in Virginia and New Jersey, and What They Can Tell Us About the 2022 Midterms  In Virginia, Republicans ran a racist campaign and won. As Greg Sargent wrote at the Washington Post, Republican Glenn Youngkin’s campaign “built heavily around stoking white... Continuar »
On September 15, the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), ran Facebook ads that warned of an alleged Biden effort set on “housing ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS in your neighborhood!” The fear the NRSC was looking to generate with this racist fiction harkens back to the blockbusting and neighborhood racial covenants of... Continuar »
On September 15 Elise Stefanik, the third-ranking House Republican, dropped more Facebook ads that warned of a coming “insurrection” that will “overthrow our current electorate.”  Did she mean the actual insurrectionists, instigated by Donald Trump, who attacked the U.S. Capitol on January 6? No, Stefanik is not concerned with... Continuar »
New Report Released by Immigration Hub and America’s Voice   Today, Immigration Hub and America’s Voice released a new report that tracks the content, volume and impact of right-wing paid ad and social media campaigns centered on immigration. As the GOP begins to ramp up its attacks against Afghan... Continuar »