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Comment: Biden must prove his credentials counteracting Islamophobia within his own party, but also as a president who can confront a global phenomenon, writes Laila Ujayli.

#IWD2020: Egyptian feminist Mona Eltahawy's new book shows how the seven deadly sins can be used to dismantle patriarchal power structures around the world.

White supremacist propaganda is on the rise, says report

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White supremacist propaganda is on the rise, says report

A new report has found that white supremacist propaganda in the US has doubled from last year, but such racist incidents are on the rise in Europe, too.

Denmark's burqa ban: A lurch towards secular extremism

CJ Werleman

Denmark's burqa ban: A lurch towards secular extremism

Comment: Denmark is the latest European country to have exploited fears over refugees and terrorism for right-wing political gain, writes CJ ...

The rise of mainstream fascism in <em>America</em>

Dan Arel

The rise of mainstream fascism in America

Comment: White nationalists and neo-Nazis are on the rise in the United States and are becoming more brazen in their tactics, writes Dan Arel.

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UN criticises US 'failure to unequivocally reject racist violence'

The UN has issued a stinging rebuke of the US in failing to "unequivocally and unconditionally" reject violent racism and hate crimes in Charlottesville and throughout the country.

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Israeli minister urges caution in neo-Nazi condemnations

A member of the Israeli cabinet urged politicians to prioritise Israel's amicable ties with Donald Trump over neo-Nazi condemnations.

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Charlottesville: Car-ramming suspect charged with murder

Police identify 20-year-old James Fields as the suspected driver of a car that ploughed into an anti-racism demonstration killing at least one ...

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Leftists and Islamophobes: Faux moral outrage at Syria strikes

From the far-left to far-right, a list of well-known politicians and celebrities have spoken out against a US air strike on a regime airbase in ...

Syria's other battle: Women fighting militarised machismo

Otman Aitlkaboud

Syria's other battle: Women fighting militarised machismo

Kurdish women in northern Syria are fighting both the fundamentalist tyranny of the Islamic State group and the violent authoritarianism of ...

Robin Yassin-Kassab

By abandoning Aleppo, the world has empowered jihadists

Comment: Robin Yassin-Kassab argues that besieged Syrians in Aleppo, thanks to the world's betrayal, now have no choice but to work with ...

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