In our inaugural episode of the Project Asterism podcast, your hosts Julian and Mallory introduce themselves and the Project, discuss some polytheistic basics, and move into a discussion of polytheism on the alt-right and the alt-right’s relationship with Donald Trump.
- The Diane Rehm Show, August 29, 2016 – The Rise of the ‘Alt-Right’ Movement and Its Place in This Year’s Presidential Campaign
- KCRW’s Left, Right & Center, August 5, 2016 – Donald Trump’s bad week
- Southern Poverty Law Center – Alternative Right
- The Weekly Sift – Not a Tea Party, a Confederate Party and Trump voters: Where they’re coming from, where they’re going
- Under the Ancient Oaks, Patheos Pagan – Racism Cannot Be Tolerated
- Wyrd Words, Patheos Pagan – Drawing the Line – Heathens Against White Supremacists
- ThinkProgress – The New Religion of Choice for White Supremacists
- VICE – How a Thor-Worshipping Religion Turned Racist
- Gods & Radicals – Rainbow Heathenry: Is a Left-Wing, Multicultural Asatru Possible?
Heathen Groups Against Racism and White Supremacy
I would dearly love to update and expand this list. If you have suggestions for groups that belong here, please leave a comment or reach out to us on Twitter!
This is all stuff that we researched and read when preparing for the show, but that we didn’t rely on as direct sources. This list includes news articles, blogs, scholarly articles, and books, so if you’re really itching to go deeper this is the place to start.
- Vox‘s Alt-Right Explainer
- NPR – What You Need to Know About the Alt-Right Movement
- WARNING: this is the site for one of the pillars of alt-right publishing, and so the material here will reflect a positive view of the alt-right. Please be cautious and care for yourself.
- Greg Johnson – The Christian Question in White Nationalism
- Southern Poverty Law Center – Montana Republicans Warmly Embrace a White Nationalist’s Legislative Candidacy
- Snook, Jennifer. American Heathens: The Politics of Identity in a Pagan Religious Movement. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2015.
- Gardell, Mattias. Gods of the Blood: The Pagan Revival and White Separatism. Raleigh: Duke University Press, 2003.
- Kaplan, Jeffrey. Radical Religion in America: Millenarian Movements from the Far Right to the Children of Noah. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1997.
- Ezzy, Douglas. “Pagan Studies: In Defense of Pluralism,” Pomegranate 16, no. 2 (2014): 135-149.