Weekend Reading 05/19/2023

Justin Collier Discussion

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Dear All,


Two articles discuss how nationalism impacted the Turkish elections - The New Yorker has an op-ed on why Pres. Erdoğan prevailed in a battle of competing Turkish nationalisms. Forbes also has an article focusing on the centrality of nationalism in this year’s election in Turkey.  

Bloomberg has an article looking at how China’s space program boosts nationalism. The Standard also has a story on nationalism and the Chinese space program.

VOA News published a piece covering how thousands of Israeli nationalists marched through Jerusalem's Muslim quarter in an annual event that has drawn condemnation from the Palestinians.

Roll Call has an opinion article arguing that a US Senator, caught in controversy for recent comments he made, is ignoring the many signs white nationalism exists. The Hill also has an article on the comments made by Senator Tuberville from Alabama. The Washington Post (paysite) published a story on Latino faith leaders gathering to discuss Christian nationalism. Sojourners has an article focusing on a recent survey examining the driving forces underpinning Christian nationalism as a belief system. The Salt Lake Tribune published an opinion piece discussing the version of Christian nationalism that will win in the 2024 election.

EURACTIV.com has a piece about how speakers at a summit on national conservatism claimed that opposition to globalism, immigration, ‘wokeism’, and support for the traditional family should form the basis of a nationalist ideology across Europe and North America.




Justin Collier