Tag: Ku Klux Klan

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  • Alt-Right and Hindutva

    Alt-Right and Hindutva

    On the occasion of our completing 70 years of Independence, a number of reputed English language newspapers published blogs of famous overseas Indian writers about their thoughts on that event. The comments were uniformly banal, with the common theme of the alarming rise of the Hindutva brigade out to destroy our diversity of culture, religions …

    August 31, 2017
  • America’s neo-Nazis

    America’s neo-Nazis

    In response to the violence perpetrated by the Ku Klux Klan, the neo-Nazis and white supremacists in the American town of Charlottesville, the speechwriter of former President George Bush is said to have remarked that one of the “difficult but primary duties” of a political leader, indeed the Head of State, is to speak for …

    August 20, 2017
  • Spark that lit alt-right violence

    Spark that lit alt-right violence

    If you’re surprised by what happened in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend, you shouldn’t be. On Friday neo-Nazis, the Ku Klux Klan, and other “alt-right” activists descended on the city and, predictably, violence erupted. As of Sunday morning, three people were dead, including one protestor mowed down in an apparent act of domestic terrorism and …

    August 15, 2017
  • Trump calls KKK, neo-Nazis, white supremacists ‘repugnant’

    Trump calls KKK, neo-Nazis, white supremacists ‘repugnant’

    US President Donald Trump on Monday denounced white supremacists, neo-Nazis and the KKK as un-American and promised swift justice against those responsible for the death in Charlottesville, Virginia. “We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence. It has no place in America,” Trump said at the White House. …

    August 15, 2017