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The Forgotten Legacy of the 'white Christian republic'

With the present and persistent outrage over racial injustice in this country it’s a good time for us to take a jaundiced look back at American history. 2,275 more words


What?! So, suddenly willows cause erosion?!?

Has there ever been a clearer indication of how the dominance of a simplistic ideology can warp the way we frame reality, than in the case of beliefs around ‘willows and erosion’? 1,926 more words


Gangs of New York and Rochester and Strood

On the night of the Rochester and Strood by election, Sky Movies decided to screen a terrifying movie about the effects of “Nativism”.  I doubt very much if they knew what they were doing. 702 more words

How, on Earth, do we not see the irony?

You need to realise that, these days, we live in the future. We’re so clever and everything.

Weeding is very high-tech now; it’s all done, not with mirrors, but with the internet. 1,219 more words

Nativist Ideology

Perea J (1996) "Immigrants Out! | The New Nativism and the Anti-Immigrant Impulse in the United States"- NYU Press

DESCRIPTION: “Nativism—an intense opposition to immigrants and other non- native members of society—has been deeply imbedded in the American character from the earliest days of the nation. 258 more words


Where does it end?.....No, seriously.....

When you look at the wilful and wanton environmental destruction conveyed in these photographs you must ask yourself: ‘how could anyone do this in the name of environmentalism?’ After all the disturbance we’ve already inflicted upon this biosphere, how is this really helping? 519 more words


The Democracy's Slavery Problem, Part Two

Two weeks of consultation in Washington got Andrew Reeder nothing more than a promise that if Franklin Pierce dismissed him from the governorship of Kansas, he would claim Reeder’s shady real estate dealings as the reason. 814 more words

Road To War