New Cracks in the Global Far Right?

October 31, 2019

In a remarkable confluence of events, the right-wing national leaders of the United States, the United Kingdom and Israel find themselves, at least for a brief historical moment, besieged by criticism and stark political dangers. In the US, President Donald Trump is facing a more serious...

Multiculturalism and the Curious Case of the South Asian Diaspora

June 26, 2017

South Asian diaspora in the West is often trapped by the idea of homeland, turning socially regressive, culturally reactionary and politically right-wing. A phenomenon rooted in the ancient past has acquired new complexion in modern times. It pertains to immigrants who, for all practical...

A Difference Between Terror Acts?

February 18, 2017

US Congressman Sean Duffy refers to the right-wing attack on a Quebec mosque as a “one-off.” At 9:02am on April 19, 1995, Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols put right-wing extremism firmly on the American social map with the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City...