…rties, the right doesn’t mind because these will typically be deployed against less powerful groups. Lower-income folks, political dissidents (on the left), people of color, and religious minorities will bear the consequences of these policies. Even as the threat of right-wing domestic terrorism has grown — accounting for far more violence in …
Although Tim focuses on abortion in this piece, he has elsewhere examined the role of race, racism, and white supremacy relative to the right’s steadfast opposition to free universal medical care and education, desegregation of neighborhoods (including state-enforced fair and affordable housing options), etc.
He’s also chronicled how and why black people and other so-called “minorities” have been excluded from otherwise “public” policy enactments going all the back to white folks’ Native American land thefts up to and including the various G.I. Bills of Rights which follow all of America’s many wars.
The point is, then, that, yes, the right is hell-bent on “domination” and enforcement of existing class and economic hierarchies; but it uses “race” as its starting point and through-line.