The foundational texts of violent racism, from Mein Kampf to the Turner Diaries, can justly be accused of having blood on their pages. But if our current political climate teaches us anything, it’s that censoring intolerable views is no substitute to challenging them
Related Posts 1 November, 2017 In praise of intermarriage: Why are Israeli Jews so afraid of relationships with Arabs? Imagine how different the attitude toward Arabs would be if tens of thousands of Jewish families in Israel had a Palestinian member 10 July, 2017 Jews drive U.S. police brutality against people of color? JVP crosses over into anti-Semitism The new #DeadlyExchange campaign, a dive into conspiracy territory, says Jewish groups drive institutionalized racism in America. And that makes me queasy 6 April, 2017 The stench of the Anti-Semitic Old Right that Hangs around Ken Livingstone Many on the Labour Left look the other way when Livingstone dons Trump’s clothes: presenting falsehood as fact, whistling to a low-level populist racism against Jews, and a presenting himself as ‘the little man’, beset by powerful elites. 18 January, 2017 Have American Jews really not learned anything about racism and exclusion? Suggesting President Obama is an Israel-hater or anti-Semite is a lie and an abomination, reflecting the debasement of the shared moral culture that US democracy, any democracy, requires to function. 18 October, 2017 Mein Kampf meets Jihad: How white supremacists model themselves after ISIS They already shared intellectual mentors and a virulent anti-Semitism. Now neo-Nazis have adopted Islamist extremist tactics and training. And far-right populists, from Orban to Trump, act as radicalizers and recruiters for both
Read the original at
Haaretz.com All headlines RSS.