Posts Tagged ‘Racism’

Joe Biden: ‘White People’ Can Never ‘Fully Understand’ Racism

Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden told a black church that “white people” who try to understand racism can “never fully, fully, understand no matter how hard we try.” The former vice president paid a visit Sunday to the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, to commemorate the shameful 1963 bombing that killed four young […]

‘No better than monkey chants’: Thuram blasted for claiming racism is part of ‘white culture’

Sports newspaper ‘Corriere dello Sport – Stadio’ asked the retired French defender, who is black, whether racist behavior is wired into the “mentality” of Italian football. He responded by saying that the problem is not with the game but “white culture.” “When we talk about racism, we need to understand that the football world is […]

Michael Oren normalizes Israeli racism (‘logical and just’) in ‘The Atlantic’

The Atlantic has published a favorable article about the possible ascension to the Israeli premiereship of Avigdor Lieberman, who lives in an illegal settlement and has called for transferring Palestinians from Israel because they are potentially disloyal to the Jewish state. Author Michael Oren, the former Israeli ambassador to the US, pretends to be appalled […]

Blue and White MK rejects accusation of racism after ‘black and white’ comment

A member of the Blue and White party defended himself against attack Sunday by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party for describing the right-wing Likud as “black” and the rival Benny Gantz-led centrist party as “white.” The spat came less than a month before the September 17 Knesset election, where Likud and Blue and White […]

Yamina Knesset hopeful accused of anti-Arab racism over old tweet

A Yamina party candidate for Knesset, Roni Sassover, was accused of racism this week after a racist anti-Arab tweet from last February resurfaced in the media. Sassover, a secular lawyer who describes herself as “a settler from Tel Aviv,” is ninth on the electoral slate of the right-wing party headed by Ayelet Shaked. Based on […]

NYT shifts from Russiagate to racism, insisting Orange Man Still Bad

On Thursday, Slate published the partial transcript of a Times “town hall.” It reads as a surreal “struggle session” between the rank-and-file outraged that the paper is not overtly anti-Trump and the management twisting itself into pretzels to argue otherwise, while attempting to argue for the virtue of subtlety. To say there is no love […]

New York Times: Well-Kept Lawns are Symbols of Racism

While people across the United States are enjoying the summer by spending time in their yard, the New York Times is out with a new video that claims lawn care is deeply problematic. Well-kept lawns are not just symbols of racism, according to the lunatic liberals at the NYT, they are also contributing to climate […]

Booker dodges question about Netanyahu’s racism, says he went to Senate to defend Israel

In a response to a recent question inquiring whether or not Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is racist, New Jersey Senator and presidential hopeful Cory Booker said he entered the Senate to stand up for the state of Israel. Booker was asked about Netanyahu at the Iowa State Fair on August 10 by Jewish Insider’s […]

Racism to the Maximum: Outrage in US after Photo Showing Police Leading Black Man by a Rope Goes Viral

By Staff, Agencies Outrage erupted across the United States after a photo of two white police officers mounted on horseback walking a handcuffed black man by a rope – recalling the long history of violence, slavery and racism against African Americans during the era of segregation – went viral. Vernon Hale, the police chief of […]

How ‘cultural racism’ helps Israelis rationalize inequality, discrimination

‘Cultural racism’ blames minorities for their inequality by suggesting that their low social position is due to a lack of effort or failure to adjust to a Western way of life. But active and institutional racism is the real culprit. By Rachel Shenhav-Goldberg Israeli police surround an Ethiopian Israeli woman at a protest […]

‘When the constitution becomes racist, it’s difficult to define what racism is’

One year ago, Israel passed a constitutional amendment declaring that Israel belongs only to its Jewish citizens. The head of Israel’s premier Palestinian rights group discusses what has changed in Israeli courts, but also overseas. ‘The debate soon will be whether Israel is apartheid.’ Lawyer Hassan Jabareen attends a meeting at the Knesset on […]

New left-wing alliance vows to counter Netanyahu’s ‘racism, corruption’

In their first press conference, the leaders of the newly formed left-wing alliance dubbed the Democratic Camp vowed on Thursday to work to deny Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu another reelection on September 17. “We are embarking on a path that in a month and a half will lead to replacing the current leadership and bringing […]

Trump’s “Proximity” to the Nuclear Weapons Trigger. Racism in America

“He has been glorified as a hero and obeyed as a ruler, but fundamentally he is always the same. His most fantastic triumphs have taken place in our own time, among people who set great store by the idea of humanity. He is not yet extinct, nor will he ever be until we have the […]

Racism is at center of Israeli settler-colonialist venture — Ronit Lentin

According to the internationally applied (yet irredeemably clumsy) definition of Anti-Semitism by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, “claiming that the existence of a State of Israel is a racist endeavor”, could amount to anti-Semitism.  By this standard, Ronit Lentin, associate professor emeritus of Sociology at Trinity College Dublin, could be accused of Anti-Semitism for publishing […]

Reuters: Mainsteam Republicans Love Trumps Racism…like people who live here don’t know that

The national survey, conducted on Monday and Tuesday after Trump told the lawmakers they should “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came,” showed his net approval among members of his Republican Party rose by 5 percentage points to 72%, compared with a similar poll that ran […]

House Censures Trump for Racism

Jonas Alexis – Ian Greenhalgh Kevin Barrett – Bob Nichols Preston James – Michael Shrimpton Carol Duff – Johnny Punish Sami Jadallah – Stuart Littlewood Jack Speer Williams – Gilad Atzmon Steve Robertson Source Article from Related Posts How fake news happens: Inside Trump-Pokemon controversy & the media’s desperate bid for attention Hot on the tails of controversy surrounding the […]

Democratic candidates pass the buck on gun crime: It’s easier to blame racism than take responsibility

Democrats Control America’s Most Dangerous Cities. So Why Do They Keep Passing the Buck on Gun Crime?    Progressives and conservatives traditionally have exhibited different attitudes to the lessons of history. While conservatives have tended to take cues from the past as they build measured hopes for the future, progressives have urged that we break […]

Newly elected Labor chief says ‘demon’ of racism to end after elections

The newly elected leader of the ailing Labor Party, Amir Peretz, said Saturday in a meeting in the northern Arab city of Tamra that racism in Israel would end after September’s elections. “The demon of racism will be eliminated and will not be part of a democratic Israel after the upcoming elections,” Peretz said. “Today […]

War, empire, and racism in the Anthropocene

The Anthropocene. A proposed new geological epoch which designates a shift to a planetary age dominated by human impacts across the geological processes of the Earth. Geologists dispute the duration, precision, relevance and even accuracy of the concept. But the term has increasingly entered the scientific lexicon as increasing numbers of experts across myriad disciplines […]

The origins of Israeli racism lie in our hyper-militarized society

Israel was established and continues to exist in a mentality of constant war. Our racism is only a symptom. Illustrative photo of Israeli soldiers arresting a Palestinian man in the West Bank, June 23, 2018. (Wisam Hashlamoun/Flash90) One of the most influential institutions in Iranian politics is the Guardian Council. Among its many roles, […]

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