Narendra Modi Has No Business Campaigning for Trump

October 10, 2019

On September 22, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended a rally in Houston, Texas, amidst a thunderous welcome from 50,000 Indian Americans chanting “Howdy, Modi!” He appeared on stage along with the US president, Donald Trump, who was introduced by Modi as “my friend, a friend of...

Donald Trump’s “Unbridled Passion” for Tweeting Racist Remarks

July 16, 2019

Some may be asking if Donald Trump’s predestined role in the history of the US isn’t to expose the profound hypocrisy of a nation founded on racist principles and a social system dedicated to employing any method conceivable to uphold its racist order, while at the same time claiming to be a...

The Radical Roots of Trump Talk

December 18, 2018

Donald Trump regularly adopts talking points and conspiracy claims that originate on the furthest fringes of the radical right. For years, the American radical right has insisted that huge numbers of South African whites are being subjected to a racist genocide by their black countrymen. The...

Donald Trump: The Odd Link between American Jews and the Alt-Right

December 12, 2018

What should we make of a substantial Jewish presence in Trump’s right-wing administration? One of the apparent curiosities of the Trump presidency is the significant role played by American Jews in his administration and his personal circle of friends, confidants and ex-confidants. To...

Trump Can Only Win by Using Fear and Racism

November 09, 2018

For a president fixated on portraying politics in apocalyptic terms, the immigration issue is the perfect weapon.  In the week before the midterm elections, Donald Trump returned to his bread-and-butter issue: immigration. He knows that the only thing that will turn out his base, and possibly...