As a white, non-Hispanic American, it is easy to dismiss Confederate flag-bearing citizens as simply distasteful, speaking with no more than a “shame on you” rebuke behind their backs.
Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans in a public rejection of white nationalism upstaged a small group in Boston that planned a “free speech rally” a week after a violent clash rocked Virginia and reverberated across the U.S.
U.S. President Donald Trump disbanded two high-profile business advisory councils on Aug. 16 after several chief executives quit in protest over his remarks blaming weekend violence in Virginia on anti-racism activists as well as white nationalists.
The United States President Donald Trump insisted on Aug. 15 that left- and right-wing extremists became violent during a weekend rally by white nationalists in Virginia, reigniting a political firestorm over U.S. race relations and his own leadership of a national crisis.
It is becoming more difficult to fight Islamophobia in Europe, as mainstream political parties compete for votes with the far-right and this is further exacerbated by a huge population movement toward Europe, which came just after a harch economic crisis, UN official Gün Kut tells HDN
The White House has struggled to defuse the growing criticism of President Donald Trump’s initial failure to explicitly condemn white supremacists for their role in the violent protest on Aug. 12 in Virginia, insisting that his condemnation included all such groups.
A white nationalist rally erupted into deadly violence on Aug. 12 as a car plowed into a crowd while demonstrators and counter-protesters clashed, as President Donald Trump came under sharp criticism for his tepid response.
The Labour Party is surging in British polls. That’s after a June general election in which it unexpectedly won a remarkable 40 per cent of the vote under the leadership of the much-derided Jeremy Corbyn.
The late 20th century artist Basquiat is largely a triumph of popular culture and mass media over museums
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
The EU lost credibility in 2004 for most Turks when it admitted Cyprus (meaning Greek Cyprus) as a full member, despite the overwhelming rejection by Greek Cypriots of the so called “Annan Plan,” which was the best blueprint–regardless of its shortcomings—for a solution to this problem until then
Europe is being tested on EU-Turkish ties due to its recent xenophobic and racist approach, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş said on July 12
A pregnant Syrian woman and a baby who were brutally murdered in Turkey’s northwest were laid to rest in Syria’s Idlib on July 9
Supporters of the white supremacist Ku Klux Klan marched in Charlottesville, Virginia on July 8 to protest the planned removal of a statue of General Robert E. Lee, who oversaw Confederate forces in the U.S. Civil War
A group of 10 youths playing the saz, a traditional stringed musical instrument, were forced to come off the stage in a cultural festival in Munich on July 1, amid allegations that audience members objected to their logo featuring the Turkish flag
President Erdoğan seeks to bury the hatchet with the EU, noting that Ankara wishes to pursue a win-win relationship with Brussels
Cemil Aydin speaks to the Hürriyet Daily News about his ambitious and provocative new book 'The Idea of the Muslim World: A Global Intellectual History'
Category: GWYNNE DYER
In his victory speech on April 23 night Emmanuel Macron, the next president of France, said: “I want to become...the president of the patriots in the face of the threat from the nationalists.”
All Western governments oppose anti-Semitism. Yet the old hatred continues. How toxic is it? And are recent eruptions of anti-Semitic expressions of momentary irritation, misunderstanding or plain ignorance?
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Jihad and Death: The Global Appeal of Islamic State’ by Olivier Roy, translated by Cynthia Schoch (Hurst, 130 pages, £16)
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s anger at Europe appears to have no limits. He says Europeans are “going mad” over the fact that Turkey is making great strides and voices his belief that it is Europe that is today’s “sick man.”
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