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Salon has an article looking at Christian nationalism’s problem with white supremacy. The Atlantic has an opinion article discussing how extremism is dogging the Republican party. The Philadelphia Tribune has an op-ed about the tepid response to Trump’s dinner with a white nationalist. NPR also has a story about Trump’s controversial dinner with Ye, the artist formerly known as Kanye West, and a white nationalist Holocaust denier. The New Yorker published a piece about a restaurant owned by Trump receiving numerous scathing Tripadvisor reviews from white nationalists. Bloomberg has an article on recent comments made by former US VP Mike Pence encouraging Trump to apologize for his dinner.
AP has a story covering Australia’s attempts to reduce the threat of terror attacks.
The Diplomat has a piece focusing on nationalism, xenophobia, and China’s COVID response. Modern Diplomacy published an op-ed arguing that the World Cup is showing that Chinese nationalism is being transformed into internationalism. Wall Street Journal has an op-ed arguing that COVID nationalism in China has failed.
The Jakarta Post published an op-ed on right-wing nationalism and how it will impact democracy in Ukraine.