We May Be Better Off Without a Clear Definition of Terrorism

July 23, 2019

In all likelihood, you have an ambiguous understanding of “terrorism.” The average individual can recognize an event as terrorism but, when asked to define the term, is able to offer only the most general of definitions. The reason for this is that terrorism is undefined or, more accurately,...

Despite Recent Attacks, Anti-Semitism in the US Remains Low

May 30, 2019

How should we reconcile the historically low level of Americans’ negative feelings about Jews with the recent surge in attacks? The April 27 attack on the Chabad synagogue in Poway, a suburb of San Diego, California, set off alarms within American Jewish communities. The attack came six months...

The Racism Heard Round the World

August 31, 2017

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

August 20, 2017

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...

Unite the Right: The New Face of White Supremacy

August 14, 2017

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...