Weekend Reading 05/20/2022

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Dear All,


ABC News has an article covering educators’ fears that taking race out of education could fuel white nationalism. MSNBC has an op-ed discussing how American conservatives are exporting their most popular event to one of the most repressive white nationalist countries in the world. NYT (paysite) has an opinion article discussing NY Governor Kathleen Hochul naming white nationalism as the US’ greatest threat. Boston Globe published an opinion article about President Biden having to choose between stopping white supremacist violence or supporting the police. Yahoo News has an article on House GOP leaders rebutting that their rhetoric has contributed to white supremacy in light of the Buffalo, N.Y., shooting. NBC News published a story about how the Buffalo shooting is part of a global white nationalist terror network. Wisconsin Examiner has an opinion piece discussing how the Buffalo shooting and the influence of white nationalism.

Gideon Rachman, chief foreign affairs commentator for the Financial Times has an (audio) story about Ukraine’s nationalists and the Azov battalion. Irish Times has a story on the Russian embassy questioning recent comments made by an Irish politician about Ukrainian nationalism.

Bangkok Post has an op-ed article covering how both Thai and Japanese animation is rooted in nationalism. 




Justin Collier