In other words, terrorism is practiced by marginalized groups that cannot influence government’s policies through legitimate means. However, developments on the violent far right since the victory of Donald Trump, I’d argue, present a different reality.
The nonprofit Anti-Defamation League found that anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. rose by 57 percent in 2017, the largest single year increase since it started recording such statistics. My own data set documents all far-right violent incidents since 1970 – not just anti-Semitic ones – and was first published in 2012. It reveals that in 2017 the United States experienced a 70 percent increase in violent attacks perpetrated in the name of far-right ideology.
Could a victory at the ballot box actually facilitate violence? Examples from other countries indicate that this may not be such a rare phenomenon.
The past 24 hours have been quite something. Bigots, fascists, righ wing commentators, some in the media, first reporting it as terrorism, then demanding we all call it terrorism even though it isn’t. They want blood, they want mayhem, they’re aching for it.
At least four people are dead and many are injured after a truck drove into a crowd in Stockholm.
The Last Week Tonight host opens up on why he would happily embrace a Latin night at a gay club in the theme-park capital of the world.
Source: John Oliver on Orlando shooting
Ma’an News Agency | – – BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — In lieu of a growing Israeli focus on Jewish extremism, Israel’s Prime Minister on Sunday said that comparing “Arab terror and Jewish terror”…
Even our closest allies fear that we are a menace militarily and environmentally. The threat is lethal and real
Australians need to stand together as one in the face of the terror threat as terrorists will seek to divide and harm everyone, a Labor MP says.
Hey Tone, time for another Terrorist attack. You need more than one though I’m afraid. Time to get Rupert off his arse and get some Propaganda out there.