The Origins of MAGA Thuggery (and Why It Matters)

How a right-wing tax revolt two decades ago became the model for conservative political activism

Image: Caricature of U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn, by DonkeyHotey, Flickr, Creative Commons License 2.0

January 6, 2021, had a predicate.

So too, recent verbal and physical confrontations at school board meetings, led by right-wing parents and organizations.



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Tim Wise

Tim Wise


Anti-racism educator and author of 9 books, including White Like Me and, most recently, Dispatches from the Race War (City Lights, December 2020)