Weekend Reading 11/19/2021

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Dear All,


CNN has a piece on how the ‘Unite the Right’ trial is exposing the chasm between those who plan white nationalism's battles and those who fight. The Guardian published a piece covering how white nationalists ‘celebrated’ the violence at the infamous ‘Unite the Right’ march in Charlottesville. Raw Story has an article about how ‘Unite the Right’ organizers are trying to sanitize white nationalism at the trial. WNG.org has an op-ed piece arguing that the best way to address Christian nationalism is by critiquing its beliefs and behaviors. Haaretz has an opinion article about Jews and Christian nationalism.

Bloomberg has a video story focusing on how the U.K.'s partition of India is related to today’s resurgence of religion-fueled politics in the country.  France 24 has an article covering an Indian comedian being forced to defend himself against online accusations of "insulting the country" after a performance in the US. Deccan Herald has an op-ed about what Modi’s India can teach about the dangers of white nationalism in the US and UK.

Al Jazeera has an opinion piece examining if Scottish nationalists really want another referendum.

The Times of Israel published a piece about Polish President Andrzej Duda recently denouncing displays of antisemitism at a nationalist rally on Poland’s Independence Day.

The Business Standard has an opinion article about how a new nationalism is posing a challenge for universities. 

The Christian Century published an article about how Christian nationalism is thriving in Brazil. 

The World Economic Forum has an article about how ‘syringe nationalism’ is slowing the global COVID-19 vaccine roll-out.




Justin Collier