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Hong Kong Protests: How They Started And Where We Go From Here

Hong Kong Protests: How They Started And Where We Go From Here

Protests at the airport. Clashes with police. What is going on in Hong Kong?

Why Russia Wants To Be An Empire Again

Why Russia Wants To Be An Empire Again

Authoritarianism helped Putin keep Russia from the collapse. Questions remain whether he can unify his disparate nation.

The Pride of Prejudice: The Radical Right And The LGBTQ+ Community

The Pride of Prejudice: The Radical Right And The LGBTQ+ Community

While racism and xenophobia are central tenets of the radical right, so is homophobia - in spite of efforts to appear as allies to the LGBTQ community.

How Steve Bannon Lost The European Elections

How Steve Bannon Lost The European Elections

After helping Donald Trump break American politics, Steve Bannon sought to do the same in Europe. It didn’t work out the way he planned.

Your Guide To The 2019 European Parliament Elections

Your Guide To The 2019 European Parliament Elections

Consensus over the EU's future will be more difficult with a more pluralistic EU.

George Soros Targeted By Anti-Semitic Meme That Predates The Nazis

George Soros Targeted By Anti-Semitic Meme That Predates The Nazis

The Jewish Octopus trope has 19th-century roots but was most fully exploited in Nazi Germany.

We Need Innovative Methods To Combat Radical Right Extremism

We Need Innovative Methods To Combat Radical Right Extremism

Like in the UK's "Yellow Vest Movement," the radical right is very skilled at hijacking movements unrelated to their own. How do we combat this?

Carnival Float In Belgium Highlights Resurgence Of Anti-Semitism

Carnival Float In Belgium Highlights Resurgence Of Anti-Semitism

From their use of money to rats on the caricatures' shoulders, the float echoed anti-Semitic tropes used by Nazis to justify the Holocaust.

Liam Neeson And The Prevalence Of Racial Stereotyping

Liam Neeson And The Prevalence Of Racial Stereotyping

Unless we start to resolve the systemic challenges in our communities, we are doing nothing to mitigate the racist stereotyping articulated by Neeson.

Trump’s Summit With Kim Jong-Un Was An International Embarrassment

Trump’s Summit With Kim Jong-Un Was An International Embarrassment

In his fawning over Kim Jong-un, President Trump once again bowed in the face of autocracy and turned his back on American values.

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