Weekend Reading 08/19/2022

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Dear All,

 

Yahoo News has an article covering recent comments made by an anti-Trump conservative group arguing that the Republican party has become an 'authoritarian nationalist cult.' Newsweek published an opinion piece asserting that the US Supreme court is comprised of a Christian nationalist majority, and their actions are harming the US. Newsweek has a story about the increase in sales of rosary beads after an article reported ties to extremist Catholics and Christian nationalists. The Hill has an opinion article from distinguished journalist Juan Williams arguing against the Republican Party’s “sad embrace” of Christian nationalism. 

RFI has an opinion article looking at how Hindu nationalism is gaining support with Indian young people as the country marked the 75th  anniversary of its independence. 

The Conversation has a post about how populist politicians in Brazil are using religion to win elections. 

Bangkok Post has an opinion article discussing the rise in ultranationalist sentiment in Cambodia and arguing that the country needs to move beyond nationalism. 

Toronto Star has an opinion piece arguing that Canadian Christian nationalism is neither patriotic nor Christian. 

Caracas Chronicles published an opinion piece on how Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro is relaunching patriotic rhetoric and pushing an economic recovery narrative.

 

Regards,

 

Justin Collier