Posts Tagged: racism
What that Protestant Reformation can teach us about the durability of far-right movements — and the order they seek to replace.
John McCain was a politician, not a maverick — he played ball, and sometimes compromised. Trump is the true maverick: He's batshit crazy and there's no dealing with him.
White South Africans are 8 percent of the country's population and hold 70 percent of its arable land. Apparently that's not enough for a global chorus of white supremacists.
The Israeli forces mowing down unarmed Palestinian protesters also train U.S. police forces that brutalize communities of color.
The Trump movement uses racism and immigration to turn the Roseanne Barrs of the world from eco-feminists to Trump supporters.
In a sense, the Republican Party has become a much more powerful instrument of white rage than the alt-right.
The film contrasts aloof isolationism with Gates Foundation-style paternalism. It unfairly paints more revolutionary alternatives as narrowly violent.
The late civil rights leader warned prophetically that the U.S. would be trapped in a series of overseas military entanglements while the gap between the rich and poor back home grew ever larger.
It's about propping up "besieged majorities" in multiethnic countries.
A famously anti-Semitic movement has come to admire modern Israel's "ethnonationalism." That speaks volumes about the ascent of the far right in the country.