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The Racism Heard Round the World

The Racism Heard Round the World

When the neo-fascist National Front is more progressive than the president of the United States, then, yes, Washington, we have a problem. On race relations, the United States has slipped into the same category as Burundi and Iraq. After the violence in Charlottesville earlier this month — and...

White Supremacists and Neo-Nazis Stun America

White Supremacists and Neo-Nazis Stun America

This VICE News behind-the-scenes from the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville is a must-see. “We knew we were gonna meet a lot of resistance. The fact that nobody on our side died, I’d go ahead and call that points for us. The fact that none of our people killed anybody unjustly, I...

Racism in America is Alive and Well

Racism in America is Alive and Well

Fifteen decades after abolishing slavery, a non-contrite America is still a slave to its racist past. It is 152 years since the bloody civil war that tore America apart ended and slavery officially abolished. While blacks are no longer slaves today, are they truly free? In a country where all...

Unite the Right: The New Face of White Supremacy

Unite the Right: The New Face of White Supremacy

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Landon Shroder, a former intelligence analyst and now partner and political director of RVA Mag. On August 12, a small student town of Charlottesville, Virginia, voted as America’s happiest place, became a scene of what the Southern...

The World This Week: Make America White Again

The World This Week: Make America White Again

Clashes in Charlottesville are as much about class and urban gentrification as about masculinity and supremacist ideology in an increasingly unequal society. For those who like rollercoaster rides and do not live under a rock, reading world news must be jolly good fun. This week, North Korean...

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