Category: Racism

Alicia de la Cour Venning: This is what genocide looks like

More than half the Rohingya population of northern Rakhine has been forcibly displaced

Anthony Dimaggio: Who Are the “Alt-Right”?

The rise of reactionary hatred and how to fight it

Des Bieler: Eight-Year-Old Protests

Amid protesting in St. Louis, a youth football team decided to take a knee during a pregame rendition of the national anthem

Ron Daniels: Reaction To Bigotry

The vicious assault on counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia by a volatile amalgam of Neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klan, Alt-Right and other white nationalist forces was one of the most horrific acts of domestic terrorism in American history

William Boardman: Trump’s Racially Obtuse Transcript Highlights, Annotated

The alt-right is self-named. The alt-right also invented the term “alt-left” as a term with no specific meaning other than to label whoever the alt-right considers an enemy

Avi Chomsky: Challenging Racial Violence

If we truly want to challenge racism, oppression, and inequality, we should turn our attention away from the few hundred marchers in Charlottesville and towards the real sources and enforcers of our unjust global order. They are not hard to find.

Don Fitz: Killing at Any Time

Any White Cop Can Kill a Black Man at Any Time

Eric Foner: The Legend of Robert E. Lee

The ups and downs of his reputation reflect changes in key elements of Americans’ historical consciousness

Marjorie Cohn: Will Judge Overturn Arpaio Pardon?

When Donald Trump plunged a dagger through the hearts of former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio’s victims and all justice-loving people by pardoning the racist serial lawbreaker, many threw up their hands in resignation. The president’s constitutional pardon power is absolute, they thought. Not so, argue lawyers and legal scholars in two proposed amicus briefs filed Read more…

Richard Falk: Apartheid and the Future of Israel/Palestine

Until there is exerted enough pressure on the Israeli government to change course drastically, there is no genuine prospect for a political solution to the conflict

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