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Fascist Forces are Growing Support in Germany

Victor Grossman Portside
Germany today, the right-wing AfD cries out, sounding like Adolf Hitler: 'Panicked nightmares are increasing in our land, especially unfortunately among blonde women! And this in our own country. It is insufferable!" And they are winning elections!

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White Power: At Home and Abroad

Thomas Meany London Review of Books
Two differently themed books complement each other; one on the rise of white power at home and the other on anti-communist adventures abroad show the domestic scourge nurtured by foreign experiences even as the global Right employed its services.

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The Last Time a Wall Went Up to Keep Out Immigrants

Linda Gordon The New York Times
A new history of bigoted opposition to immigrants through the manipulation of fake science shows the most vociferous baiters of emigres in the past were among the most privileged U.S. ruling class members.

The Price of Living Together

Isabel Frey Jewish Currents
I don’t think we can separate antisemitism and Islamophobia from each other, as they both emerge from state racism and the history of imperialism. Houria Bouteldja lays out the choice facing the Jewish community: provisional privilege or solidarity.

Friday Nite Videos | March 8, 2019

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A Better Way to Tax the Rich. Venezuela | Music Parody. Beauty and the East | A Short Film. Automation: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver. Discussion of Rep. Ilhan Omar's Challenge to the Israel Lobby.

Kudos to Rep. Ilhan Omar for the Challenge to the Israel Lobby

The House overwhelmingly passed a resolution Thursday condemning anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim discrimination, white supremacy and other forms of hate. Democracy Now! hosts a discussion with Haaretz columnist Gideon Levy; Phyllis Bennis, a fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies who serves on the national board of Jewish Voice for Peace; and Remi Kanazi, a Palestinian-American poet, writer and organizer.

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