Tag: alt-right

Was ist los in Erfurt? The East German Past and the Democratic Crisis of the Present

Ned Richardson-Little , February 19th, 2020


Are the “East Germans” just bad democrats who mourn the GDR? And is the “West” completely blameless in the Erfurt debacle? Not at all — while Thüringen’s politics…


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„Alt-Right” und neue Medien: Zur Normalisierung rechtspopulistischer Propaganda

Johannes von Moltke , January 26th, 2020


Die „alternative” Rechte in den USA entstand aus der Distanzierung von den „traditionellen“ Neo-Konservativen. Ihren Aufstieg und ihre Normalisierung verdankt die „Alt-Right“ einem aggressiven Antife…


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Hongkongs Proteste, postkolonial

Robert Kramm , January 8th, 2020


Die Hongkonger Proteste sorgen weltweit für Aufmerksamkeit. Vollkommen zu Recht, veranschaulichen sie doch grundsätzliche Themen sowie Konfliktlinien vieler kapitalistischer Gesellschaften. Gleichzeit…


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A Demagogue’s Words Matter

Adam Hodges , November 2nd, 2018


Trump’s immigration metaphors set a divisive tone from the top. Trump wields demagogic rhetoric like a marketing tool, ramping up prejudicial appeals in the closing days of the…


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When White Nationalism Became Popular

Alexandra Frankel , May 18th, 2017


What rising white nationalism says about race in the 21st century US. On November 12th, 2016 TheDailyStormer.com, a neo-Nazi website with a monthly viewership over two million, lead…


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Racial Purity is a Lie and Here’s Why

Carie Little Hersh , May 4th, 2017


With the recent increase in folks’ throwing shade and swastikas on other people’s ethnicities, I thought I’d take a moment to remind us all that racial purity is…


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Casual Racism and the Problem of White Identity

Carie Little Hersh , November 29th, 2016


A Family Portrait My family is super white. We love brunch at IKEA, we have varying relationships with rhythm, and we feel slightly guilty about everything. Aside from…


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