Muslims and Government Officials Plan Next Steps in Christchurch

Voice of America quoted Erroll Southers of the USC Price School on why white supremacy is no longer a fringe movement. “I don’t think it’s (white supremacy) any longer a fringe movement, it is certainly coming of age. It is being globalized at a very rapid pace,” said Erroll Southers, a professor of national and…

New Zealand shooting is warning for US: Get serious about white supremacist terror threat

USA Today published an Op-Ed written by Erroll G. Southers,  former FBI special agent, professor of national and homeland security at the University of Southern California’s Sol Price School of Public Policy, director of USC Safe Communities Institute, and director of Homegrown Violent Extremism Studies. It’s a group of extremists and potential “terrorists,” with global aspirations and networks,…

There’s an Anti-immigrant Amendment Tucked into The Dems’ Fun-Control Bill

Pacific Standard quoted Jeffrey Jenkins of the USC Price School about the ideological spectrum of the Democratic Party in the U.S. House of Representatives. “The Democratic Party is a reasonably wide ‘ideological tent’ in the House these days,” Jeffery A. Jenkins, a University of Southern California public policy professor whose work focuses on American political…

The Southern California housing market

CBS News Los Angeles affiliate KNX-AM interviewed Richard Green of the USC Lusk Center about the Southern California housing market. Richard Green anticipated a 5% to 10% percent decrease in housing price in the Southern California. Another problem is more people are moving out of California than moving in, which could result in a biased…

How California is building its own wall of resistance against Trump

CBC Radio Canada quoted Christian Grose of the USC Dornsife College about California’s shift more to the left with Gavin Newsom as the state’s governor. California’s new governor seems “a little bit more partisan” than his predecessor, Jerry Brown, according to Christian Grose, a political scientist at the University of Southern California who studies partisanship.   Full article here

Portland cop’s chatty texts to Patriot Prayer spur outrage but are standard police strategy, experts say

The Oregonian quoted Erroll Southers of the USC Price School about law enforcement strategies to communicate with extremist groups. The confiding tone of Niiya’s emails and texts could be taken as preferential treatment to people not familiar with police technique, said Erroll G. Southers, a national security professor at the University of Southern California.  …

The lengthy history of white politicians wearing blackface — and getting a pass

The Washington Post quoted Jody Armour of the USC Gould School about the use of blackface to dehumanize and devalue black people. But for almost as long, there has been opposition to blackface, especially by people who thought that efforts to portray black people as lazy, stupid or hypersexual dovetailed with efforts to strip them…