Category Archives: Nationalism

Oldest white supremacist site shut down after complaint

First they came for the white supremacists, and I said nothing because I was not a white supremacist… I have mixed feelings about these matters, though ultimately I fall more on the side of free speech and allowing these sites … Continue reading

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Jews argue whether Zionism is racism — in the Forward!

Philip Weiss writes: Charlottesville has been a depth charge. The Israeli right was loath to condemn the white nationalists at the fringe of Trump’s base, and this has sent a shock through the American Jewish community. There is open argument … Continue reading

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Tolstoy on National Characteristics

From War and Peace (13) Volume III From this one brief encounter with Pfuel, Prince Andrei, owing to his memories of Austerlitz, formed a clear notion of the man’s character for himself. Pfuel was one of those hopelessly, permanently, painfully … Continue reading

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WP: ‘The road to hate: For six young men, Charlottesville is only the beginning’

There is nothing any more inherently hateful in white nationalism than in any other form of nationalism or identity, including Jewish nationalism and black nationalism. Could you imagine a Washington Post article about six Jews developing their Jewish identity called … Continue reading

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Forward: ‘Richard Spencer Might Be The Worst Person In America. But He’s Right About Israel’

Naomi Dann (a media manager at Jews for Peace) writes: The images of Nazis and white supremacists marching in the streets of Charlottesville with torches chanting “blood and soil” shook me to my core. But so did something else that … Continue reading

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