white supremacy

Fox News Has a Curious Definition of ‘All-American’

Reading Time: 6 minutesFor the past few summers, Fox News has entertained its viewers with an “All-American Summer Concert Series.” The name implies that all Americans are represented in the musical lineup — or at least all of the things that Americans hold dear.

El Paso: Trump Didn’t Pull the Trigger, But…

Reading Time: 3 minutesMass shootings happen all over the world. But their frequency in the US is a uniquely American problem. And their frequency in this particular period in our history is no accident.We have a president who demonizes groups of people, even cities.

The Long Battle to Remove the Stain of White Supremacy

Following the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, VA last week, Republican and Democratic politicians alike were quick to condemn what they saw. Almost to a man — that man being President Donald Trump — they stressed that the ideology on display was inconsistent with American values and the principles the United States was founded on. That sounds nice. But it is, of course, mostly false — and that’s part of the problem. While it is true that the United States is founded on admirable ideals, the implementation of these lofty goals has been a work in progress since Day One.