Weekend Reading 01/27/2023

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Dear All,


The Economist (paysite) published an article covering resource nationalism in Indonesia. 

Al Jazeera has a piece looking at how some Hindu nationalists in India are celebrating Nathuram Godse, the man who assassinated Mahatma Gandhi, as a ‘real patriot.’ France 24 also has an article covering how Gandhi's killer is a hero to India's Hindu nationalists. Wall Street Journal published a story on Twitter reinstating several Hindu nationalist accounts spurring, human-rights groups’ argue,  a resurgence of divisive religious material on the platform. Scroll has a piece focusing on the idea that nationalism is also a source of belonging in India. 

Business Insider published an article about Elon Musk's Twitter reinstating the account of white nationalist Nick Fuentes who is known for making antisemitic remarks and praising Hitler. MSN published an opinion article arguing that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is promoting the “purity culture” of Christian nationalism. Vice News has a story looking at how White Christian nationalist “groypers” are thriving on the social media platform Instagram.  George Washington University’s History News Network has an opinion piece looking at the origins of Christian nationalism

Yahoo News has a story about the outpouring of tributes paid to the intellectual godfather of modern Scottish nationalism, Tom Nairn, who died recently at age 90.

Anadolu Agency has a story about a report from The Collective for Countering Islamophobia in Europe warning that the rise of Islamophobia in Europe is related to the rise of nationalism.

Australian Resources & Investment has an opinion piece discussing why some countries are more compromised by energy nationalism than others.




Justin Collier