Insight With Beth Ruyak

Hosted By Beth Ruyak

Insight creates conversation to build community, exploring issues and events that connect people in our region. Insight covers breaking news and big ideas, music, arts & culture with responsible journalism, civil discussion and diverse voices.


Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
on News Station

 We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter 
 We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter 

Prevalence Of Hate And Extremist Groups In California

Steven Senne / AP

David Brown, of Plymouth, Mass., holds a placard during a protest Sunday in Plymouth. The protest was held to denounce hatred and racism in response to a nationalist rally that spiraled into deadly violence in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday.

Steven Senne / AP

In the wake of violence and unrest in Charlottesville, Virginia, residents in Northern California and Nevada are wondering if this could happen here. Professor Brian Levin, the director of the Center For The Study Of Hate & Extremism at CSU San Bernardino, joins to talk about his research and the prevalence of extremist hate groups in California. Also, the Southern Poverty Law Center published a map tracking the 917 documented hate groups in the U.S.

Chris Remington

Former Producer, Insight

Chris joined Capital Public Radio’s “Insight with Beth Ruyak” in September 2016, booking a wide variety of guests, developing questions and producing music elements for the program.  Read Full Bio 

Sign up for ReCap

and never miss the top stories

Delivered to your inbox every Wednesday.

Check out a sample ReCap newsletter.