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Another World is Possible: Globalization and Anti-capitalism
McNally, David
A call-to-arms for progressive activists. McNally argues that capitalism is synonymous with imperialism and fundamentally incompatible with democracy.
Challenging Racism isn't Anti-Semetic
Engler, Yves
Engler criticizes Canadians' willingness to defend the Jewish Defense League, even with their growing connection to white supremist groups.
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How (Not) to Challenge Racist Violence
Chomsky, Aviva
As white nationalism and the so-called "alt-Right" have gained prominence in the Trump era, a bipartisan reaction has coalesced to challenge these ideologies. But much of this bipartisan coalition foc...
Malik, Kenan
Today marks 50 years since the South African apartheid government declared District Six, in the heart of Cape Town, a 'whites only' area from which all non-whites would be forcibly removed.
Left Out History - review: Against The Current vol. 162
Boone, Barri
A review of 'Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels and Black Power' by Amy Sonnie and James Tracy.
On Roediger's Wages of Whiteness
Allen, Theodore, W.
An extended discussion and critique of David Roediger's book Wages of Whiteness. Allen writes: "David Roediger's Wages of Whiteness, because of its almost universal acceptance for use in colleges and ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - October 9, 2017: Meeting the Challenge of the Right
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Challenging the Right requires not only anti-fascist actions in the street, but organizing to reach those who may be attracted the the appeal of the Right and offering an alternative social vision. Th...
Privilege politics is reformism
Conatz, Juan
A critique of privilege politics, which the author sees as a demobilizing force that boils down issues of oppression into what happens between individuals.
Religion and the Rise of Labor and Black Detroit: Against The Current vol. 134
Higbee, Mark
Historians and other scholars have given Detroit plentiful attention, including some very important books, yet in this vital new study Angela Dillard manages to approach the Motor City’s past in sever...
Supremacy, oppression, and power
Diemer, Ulli
It is the structures of domination and power, that create racism, sexism, etc., in order to justify the existence of unequal wealth, power and the oppression that goes with them. Racism didn't create ...
This Group Has Successfully Converted White Supremacists Using Compassion. Trump Defunded It.
Jilani, Zaid
Life After Hate is a Chicago-based nonprofit that does path-breaking work. Founded by former white supremacist leaders in 2011, it studies the forces that draw people to hate and helps those who are w...
Towards the Abolition of Whiteness
Roediger, David
Roediger's genda is to show how race consciousness among whites needs to be fought so that the working class can be brought to an emancipatory agenda.
Wade Michael Page and the rise of violent far-right extremism
Goodwin, Matthew
The man who opened fire in a Sikh temple in Wisconsin was not just a crazed loner, but a vocal neo-Nazi – in fact, his white supremacist ideology reflected a growing form of extremism that expresses i...
What Does It Mean to Call Dylann Roof a 'Terrorist'?
Gupta, Arun
It would have been unfathomable a year ago for the phrase "white terrorism" to be used by the mainstream media. This shift in discourse is just one effect of the post-Ferguson moment in which there is...
Who Are the "Alt-Right"? On the Rise of Reactionary Hatred and How to Fight it
DiMaggio, Anthony
With much of the public discussing strategies for how best to fight right-wing extremism, the need for constructive solutions is greater than ever. First and foremost, it’s important to point out that...
Why white supremacists and Hindu nationalists are so alike: White supremacy and Hindu nationalism have common roots going back to the 19th-century idea of the 'Aryan race'.
Chaudhury, Aadita
Many members of the so-called "alt-right" - a loosely knit coalition of populists, white supremacists, white nationalists and neo-Nazis - turned to India to find historic and current justifications fo...

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Keeping the Faith
Rogers, Melvin
A book review: We Were Eight Years In Power (written by Ta-Nehisi Coates) In Ta-Nehisi Coates's work, we encounter white supremacy not as a political ideology, but as the defining feature of the U.S....
Ku Klux Klan
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Ku Klux Klan, often abbreviated KKK and informally known as The Klan, is the name of three distinct past and present far-right organizations in the United States, which have advocated extremist reacti...
The modern US army: unfit for service?
Kennard, Matt
Gone are the days of the all-American army hero. These days, the US military is as likely to be a sanctuary for racists, gang members and the chronically unfit.
White power skinhead
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White power skinheads are a white supremacist and anti-semitic offshoot of the skinhead subculture. Many of them are affiliated with white nationalist organizations.
White supremacy
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White supremacy is the belief, and promotion of the belief, that white people are superior to people of other racial backgrounds. The term is sometimes used specifically to describe a political ideolo...