Weekend Reading 08/12/2022

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Dear All,


NPR has a story (audio) discussing how the 2017 white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia was a turning point that emboldened far-right political violence and led to the Jan. 6th insurrection. The Washington Post has a piece looking at how, despite banning hate speech, Facebook is still making money from white nationalist groups. USA Today has a story about how and why Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene and other conservatives embrace the notion of Christian nationalism. The Daily Beast has an opinion article arguing that Republicans who claim to be Christian nationalists are really wolves in sheep’s clothing.

BBC published a story on the rise of anti-Muslim hate music in India.

Axios has a story about the sharp increase in nationalism on China's internet during Taiwan tensions. The Print has an op-ed article about how China’s reaction to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan visit with military exercises was because domestic nationalistic sentiment demanded leaders' strong action. 

The Australian (paysite) published an article on New Zealand’s slide into ethnonationalism.




Justin Collier