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Nativism, Fascism and Donald Trump

Nativism, the belief of some Americans that immigrants are a danger to America because of their perceived Un-American beliefs, is nothing new in our political discourse.  757 more words


Refugees, Fear, and the Art of Human Sacrifice

Few things have more power over us than fear. At its bidding, we disregard otherwise dear values, cast aside critical safeguards, and do horrible things otherwise inconceivable. 2,335 more words


Proverbs of a Xenoskeptic Ethno-Nationalist

He who weeps for the entire world succumbs to dehydration.

When your ship is sinking, throw the saboteur overboard first.

He who takes his own side in a dispute may win; he who does not will lose. 141 more words


"Faced with the violence of men..."

This weekend has wounded me.  I weep and pray for the victims and the horror.  Beirut, Paris and other places.  It is awful, just awful.  I don’t claim to be an expert on much of anything, but I do know that these situations are very complex.   272 more words

Sierra Club cannot hide behind its smokescreen

On August 25, 2015, opponents of the projects in the East Bay Hills which will destroy hundreds of thousands of trees staged a protest at the headquarters of the Bay Area chapter of the Sierra Club and delivered a petition. 3,607 more words


Interview #5 - Ruth Wodak: The Politics of Fear. What Right-Wing Populist Discourses Mean

Ruth Wodak is Emeritus Distinguished Professor and Chair in Discourse Studies at Lancaster University. Her research is mainly located in Discourse Studies and Critical Discourse Analysis. 1,180 more words