Xenophobia

Russians are actually getting less xenophobic

On March 18, Vladimir Putin sailed to his fourth term as Russia’s president on a campaign that appealed to nationalism, racism and anti-gay attitudes. The campaign reflects a broader trend of rising ethnic nationalism in Europe and the United States, influencing voting on everything from Brexit to …

U.S. Politics

Social Cohesion among South Africans, and between South Africans and Foreigners: Evidence from the South African Reconciliation Barometer 2017

Elnari Potgieter<p>01 Mar 2018<p>23pages PDF<p>Download<p>Content partner<br>• Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR)<br>• Region<br>• South Africa<br>• Subject<br>• Migration<br>• Human …

South Africa

Swedish feminists want to ban parties and organisations that criticise migration

<b>Soraya Post, a Member of the European Parliament for Sweden’s Feminist Initiative, suggests that the country ban political parties that criticise</b> …

Human Rights

The Age of Insecurity

Over the past decade, many marginally democratic countries have become increasingly author

Political Science

Hungary's anti-migrant prime minister is crushing the opposition

Hungary’s hardline prime minister Viktor Orban scored a crushing victory in national elections last Sunday, handing the populist leader a powerful mandate for his anti-migrant platform and leaving opposition parties scrambling to catch up.<p>Orban’s Fidesz party won a historic two-thirds of the seats …

North Africa

Mam’ Winnie honoured for assisting during xenophobic attacks - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

The African Diaspora for Development says they will remember Winnie Madikizela-Mandela for the assistance she provided to displaced foreign nationals …

News (South Africa)

Controversial German food bank reopens to foreigners in Essen

The NGO in Essen has begun handing out membership cards to non-Germans for the first time since December. The food bank's manager expressed relief at …

Europe

Xenophobic Prejudice Doesn't Just Affect Immigrants—It Harms U.S.-Born People of Color Too

Anti-immigrant rhetoric may affect a broader population of people than previously thought.A demonstrator holds a sign during an America First rally …

Race & Ethnicity

Embracing Anti-Semitic Hungarian Leader, Netanyahu Betrays Zionism

In October 1999, the far-right Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) won over 27% of the national vote in parliamentary elections and shortly thereafter …

Israel

Anti-Semitism stains Labour, Corbyn again. Why does this keep happening?

Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has been at the center of protests over Labour's apparent tolerance for anti-Semitism within its ranks. But the …

Israel

Hicks column: From threatening secession to pulling guns in diners, GOP's weapon of choice is stunts

South Carolina Republicans say they’ve got a liberal fox in their hen house.

South Carolina

Sport a powerful tool in ridding SA of discrimination

Related Links<p>Sport has the ability to unite rivals in a way which little else can.<p>In a big and diverse country like South Africa, which has in recent …

South Africa

The Truth About an Untethered Trump

The president is now more dangerous than ever.<p>The petulant adolescent in the White House—who has replaced most of the adults around him with raging …

Donald Trump

Forget Trump's trade war. The real economic threat is in Europe.

Almost anywhere you look these days, the economic news is heartening. The United States has rock-bottom unemployment and above-normal growth. China has tamed its crazy trade surplus and is starting to tackle its excessive debt. Europe and Japan are out of the doldrums. Across the world, 120 …

Economics

Trump’s Big Gamble

His trade and immigration policies put at risk his advances on the tax and regulatory fronts.<p>Has Donald Trump forgotten why he won the election? Does he remember how he was able to flip millions of previous Obama supporters in states like Michigan, Pennsylvania and Ohio?<p>One way Mr. Trump did it was …

Donald Trump

Ignoring Politics for Love Is a Beautiful Idea. But It’s Only Available to a Privileged Few.

In a recent essay for HuffPost, author and self-described feminist iconoclast Lisa L. Kirchner narrates how she met her soon-to-be husband. Coming …

Donald Trump

President Trump, Mexico Is a Partner, Not a Piñata

I’m worried that the four candidates running for president in Mexico are being naïve about President Donald Trump.<p>Andrés Manuel López Obrador, …

Donald Trump

Viktor Orban’s win in Hungary is a challenge to the EU

Viktor Orban’s resounding victory in Hungary’s elections fires a fresh shot across the EU’s bows. The prime minister’s Fidesz party swept Sunday’s …

Europe

Bad news for the EU – Viktor Orban’s awkward squad is here to stay

It is no surprise that Viktor Orban has been returned for a fourth term as Hungary’s strong man nationalist prime minister – a sort of Magyar …

Europe

Orban triumphs

Click for full view<p>Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orban gestures after delivering his address during an official celebration of the national …

European News

Orban’s party records landslide win

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s election triumph on Sunday delighted other nationalists but sent a chill through civil society groups and …

North Africa

Hungary election lacked level playing field, benefiting ruling parties - OSCE | Reuters

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary’s election did not offer opposition parties a level playing field amid a host of problems marring a vote that nonetheless generally respected fundamental rights, the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe said on Monday.<p>“The government’s excessive spending …

North Africa

What's The End Game?

<i>Editor's note: This article was originally published on April 7, 2018, by Menzie Chinn here.</i><p>From Toles:<p>The question we should be asking (prompted by …

Business

Former Sinclair Reporter: 'It Was A Culture Of Misogyny And Xenophobia'

Sinclair Broadcast Group should "pull their head out of their ass," Jonathan Beaton suggested Sunday.<p>A former reporter for a Sinclair television …

Journalism

Right establishes foothold in Germany’s work councils

A decade ago, Oliver Hilburger’s main claim to fame was playing guitar in a neo-Nazi rock group called Noie Werte. Now he is head of a rightwing …

Europe

Deputy Secretary-General's remarks to 51st session of the Commission on Population and Development [as prepared for delivery] | United Nations Secretary-General

Excellencies,<br>Distinguished Delegates,<br>Ladies and Gentlemen, <br>I am delighted to be with you for the 51st Session of the Commission on Population and …

São Paulo

The Power of Hate and Fear

<b>W.J. Astore</b><p>Who are we supposed to hate today? The Russians for allegedly throwing the presidential election? The Chinese for allegedly stealing our …

Liberal View

Attorneys general stand up against Trump, for integrity of U.S. Census

A <b>rose to Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller</b> for joining a coalition of state attorneys general, cities and mayors in standing up against the xenophobic …

Des Moines

Nigel Farage-Vicente Fox debate over nationalism at UMD draws packed crowd

While Brexit — Britain's 2016 vote to leave the European Union — had people "choking on their cornflakes," British politician Nigel Farage told a …

European Union

Critics fear 2020 Census will undercount ethnic and racial minorities

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Ethnic and minority advocates are raising alarms about preparations for the 2020 U.S. Census, saying it is already underfunded and …

Demographics