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The global reach of white, right-wing terrorism

Mar 21, 2019

On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss last Friday's massacre at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, and white supremacy around the globe. The alleged shooter, an avowed white nationalist from Australia, killed at least 50 children and adults.

In his 74-page manifesto, he praised Donald Trump as a “symbol of renewed white identity and common purpose.” He also reference the 2nd amendment in the US. What can be done about the rise of white, right-wing extremism around the globe?

Guests:

A.C. Thompson, staff reporter for ProPublica covering white supremacists and the rise of neo-nazis

Moustafa Bayoumi, professor of English at Brooklyn College, and author of The Muslim American Life: Dispatches from the War on Terror and How Does It Feel To Be a Problem?: Being Young and Arab in America

 

Web Resources:

The Guardian: White supremacy is on the march, and Trump is at least partly to blame

ProPublica: Despite Crackdowns, White Supremacist and Neo-Nazi Videos Take Stubborn Root on YouTube