Episode

11/19 Mariah Blake: The Sun Myung Moon Cult & The Rise of Conservatism

November 19, 2013

Mother Jones reporter and New Republic contributing writer Mariah Blake explains the origins of the Sun Myung Moon cult, Moon’s influence in the rise of the American right, his funding for grassroots conservative activists and proxy wars in Latin America, the ideology of the Moonie cult, the Moon’s mass weddings, the Moon’s business interests and Moon’s influence on North American and Latin American politics.

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