Weekend Reading 11/26/2021

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Dear All,


MSNBC has an op-ed discussing the recent Charlottesville 'Unite the Right' verdict. PBS has a piece looking at what the verdict reveals about white nationalism in the US. Taiwan News also has an article about the trial but focuses on the nine people who sued and won a $26 million judgment against white nationalist organizations over the violence at the deadly rally in Charlottesville in 2017. Yahoo News has a story on civil rights leaders discussing how to fight white nationalism during a recent event. The Independent (paysite) published a story about recent comments made by Kyle Rittenhouse alleging that Joe Biden defamed him by calling him a white nationalist. Yahoo News has an opinion piece arguing that the discourse surrounding Christian nationalism is making things worse. 

The Independent published an article about how China's building of a 'secret' UAE military facility is about sending a message to nationalists at home. The Bangkok Post has an article about how China's Singles' Day is enjoying a surge in 'nationalist' spending.

The Sunday Post has an article about recent comments made by former UK prime minister Gordon Brown warning about how surging global nationalism is undermining the international effort to address climate change.

The Statesman has an article about recent comments made by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president JP Nadda claiming that the party runs on cultural nationalism and democratic values.

Pakistan Today has an opinion piece discussing nationalism as a 'double-edged sword'.




Justin Collier