Category Archives: Xenophobia

Richard Wolin – Ghosts of a Tortured Past: Europe’s Right Turn

In the Winter 2011 issue of Dissent, Richard Wolin reflects on the numerous right-wing victories in Europe the past decade, as well as the rather ambivalent role of the intellectual in combating the ethnocentric or “racial state”: The question of … Continue reading

Posted in Cosmopolitanism, Democracy, History, Identity, Multiculturalism, Nationalism, Xenophobia | Leave a comment

Canada’s Jewish Defence League supports EDL, rally in Toronto against political Islam

Canada’s Jewish Defence League recently declared its support for the English Defence League, a far-right, anti-Islam group, and will be holding a support rally for the EDL and their “persecuted” leader here in Toronto next week.  Needless to say, the … Continue reading

Posted in Identity, Islamophobia, Multiculturalism, Nationalism, Xenophobia | Leave a comment

More xenophobic ads from the Swiss People’s Party

From The Telegraph: A Right-wing political party in Switzerland has produced a provocative anti-immigration campaign in which a photograph of naked young models wading into Lake Zurich is contrasted with an image of headscarf-wearing Muslim women bathing in filthy water. … Continue reading

Posted in Multiculturalism, Nationalism, Sad, Xenophobia | Leave a comment