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Quarantined Radicals: Right-Wing Extremism In The Age Of COVID-19

Quarantined Radicals: Right-Wing Extremism In The Age Of COVID-19

Researchers are asking if this era of self-isolation will increase radicalization, but they need to look at the existing extremism COVID-19 is exacerbating.

Putin’s Amendments To Russia’s Constitution Sparks Debate About Russian Nationalism

Putin’s Amendments To Russia’s Constitution Sparks Debate About Russian Nationalism

Amendments expanding Putin's power and language about the "state-forming role" of the Russian national majority, raises ethno-nationalism concerns.

Amid COVID-19, Trump Attempts To Rewrite History

Amid COVID-19, Trump Attempts To Rewrite History

The far-right has always created “alt-histories” and used historical revisionism to protect their power. President Trump is no different.

Calls To Prematurely Reopen The Economy Are Dead Wrong

Calls To Prematurely Reopen The Economy Are Dead Wrong

Right-wing circles are calling for the economy to reopen too soon. Not only would it make COVID-19 more deadly, it would cause further economic damage.

Why The Proposed Airline Bailout Is Problematic

Why The Proposed Airline Bailout Is Problematic

Airlines spent 96% of their available cash flow on stock buybacks over the last decade. They shouldn't get a coronavirus bailout without conditions.

Islamophobic Far-Right Counter-Jihad Movement Has Expanded

Islamophobic Far-Right Counter-Jihad Movement Has Expanded

The radical right Counter-Jihad Movement has grown increasingly decentralized as it pushes Islamophobic rhetoric online.

How Greece Went From Welcoming To Demonizing Refugees

How Greece Went From Welcoming To Demonizing Refugees

Locals in the Greek island of Lesbos went from being nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize for welcoming refugees five years ago to hurling racist slurs today.

The Normalization Of Far-Right Populism In Europe

The Normalization Of Far-Right Populism In Europe

A new coalition agreement in Austria highlights how bigoted, far-right policies are being embraced by mainstream political parties in Europe.

Why Prosecuting Jussie Smollett Is Important

Why Prosecuting Jussie Smollett Is Important

The evidence that Jussie Smollett staged his attack is overwhelming, but it doesn't detract from the fact very few hate crimes are hoaxes. It highlights it.

GOP Is Similar To US Communist Party In The Early 20th Century

GOP Is Similar To US Communist Party In The Early 20th Century

From their suppression of dissenting voices, use of propaganda, and capitulation to Russia, the GOP is behaving like US Communists in the 1930s and 1940s.

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