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United States

Anti-racists outnumber small far-right protest in DC

Counterprotesters descend on US capital as far right holds 'Unite the Right 2' a year after fatal Charlottesville rally.

Opinion

The danger of conflating anti-Zionism with anti-Semitism

Enfolding criticism of Israel within the definition of anti-Semitism would risk rendering the word meaningless.

Ian Almond

by Ian Almond

Ian Almond

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Tens of thousands protest in Tel Aviv against 'nation-state law'

Jews and Arabs rally together to protest controversial law that affirms Israel's Jewish character.

Tens of thousands protest in Tel Aviv against 'nation-state law'

The Far Right

Charlottesville repeated? DC braces for far-right rally

A year after the deadly car-ramming in Charlottesville, Virginia, white supremacists plan 'Unite the Right 2' in DC.

'Unite the Right': DC braces for far-right rally, counterprotests

Opinion

Charlottesville one year on: Cauldron of racism is still seething

On the first anniversary of the deadly 'Unite the Right' rally, Trump continues to fan the flames of American racism.

David A Love

by David A Love

David A Love

US & Canada

US: Chicago police accused of racist use of 'bait trucks' tactic

The tactic, which sees trucks filled with valuable goods and left unattended, has been criticised for both creating the crimes it catches and for its use in impoverished, minority neighbourhoods.

Opinion

Under fire: the perpetual US war on Native Americans

On the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, Native Americans have little to cheer about.

Belen Fernandez

by Belen Fernandez

Belen Fernandez

Opinion

On Richard Dawkins, church bells and the adhan

The sounds of the adhan and the church bell are both beautiful - but one drives the Islamophobes berserk.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Italy

'There were racist attacks before, now they use guns'

Minorities including a one-year-old Roma child shot following far-right gains, but discrimination often unacknowledged.

In post-election Italy, violent racist attacks becoming routine

Opinion

What Italians should learn from Trump's America

Italy's new extremist, anti-system government has much in common with the Trump administration.

Federico Finchelstein

by Federico Finchelstein
- Andrea Mammone

Federico Finchelstein

United States

What to expect from the far-right rally in Portland

Far-right marchers are set to flood Portland's streets on Saturday, and observers worry there could be violence.

Portland: What to expect from the far-right Patriot Prayer rally

Opinion

The cost of xenophobia in Trump's America

Trump's plan to prohibit spouses of foreign workers from holding employment will have dire economic and human costs.

Khaled A Beydoun

by Khaled A Beydoun

Khaled A Beydoun

Opinion

On football, identity and 'Frenchness'

Are some members of the French national team only French when they win?

Rokhaya Diallo

by Rokhaya Diallo

Rokhaya Diallo

Poland

How to stop Nazi necklaces being sold on the internet

Polish anti-racist group convinces auction site to punish sellers and buyers trading goods bearing fascist symbols.

Nazi-inspired jewellery, trinkets wiped from auction site

Opinion

The ICC's problem is not overt racism, it is Eurocentricism

European imperial values laid the foundation of the ICC and have caused its many problems.

Awol K Allo

by Awol K Allo

Awol K Allo