Chip Berlet’s “Collectivists, Communists, Labor Bosses, and Treason: The Tea Parties as Right-Wing Populist Counter-Subversion Panic,” pp. 565-587.

This paper should not merely be a summary of the reading itself. Rather, the paper will be composed of the following inclusions: 1.

An overview of the author’s main arguments (Approximately 3 or more pages) a. What overall argument is the author making? What specific examples does the author focus on in the reading? b. How is

this argument being made? (e.g., What kind of data is being used by the author to support her argument?) c.

How does this argument support or refute arguments made by other authors in the section? 2. Your personal critical response to the reading (Approximately 2 pages) a. What, if anything, do you find convincing about the argument being made? b. What problems and/or oversights do you see in the reading? c. What, specifically, do you think this article contributes to broader discussions of the topic?





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