How US Race Laws Inspired Nazism

By David Swanson James Q. Whitman’s new book is called Hitler’s American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law. It is understated and overdocumented, difficult to argue with. No doubt some will try. In cartoonish U.S. historical understanding, the United States is, was, and ever shall be a force for good,…

India: Gudalur Valley, Hundreds of Ways to Get Rid of Indigenous People…

By Esti Redondo / Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn News / March, 2017 India’s indigenous peoples are scattered across the country, have their own languages and often live in the forests; traditionally they are food gatherers, and they call themselves adivasi. The Gudalur valley is located on the border of three states: Karnataka, Kerala and…

No Triumph for Ultra-Right in Netherlands: French Vote Looms

By G. Dunkel Polls predicted that the Islamophobe Geert Wilder’s Party of Freedom (PVV), a racist, xenophobic party that also opposes the European Union, would win big in the March 15 Dutch election. It didn’t. Its vote rose from only 10 percent to 13 percent. Interest in Wilder’s fate was great not only in the…

Afro-Venezuelans Deserve Reparations that go Beyond the Symbolic

By Rachael Boothroyd Rojas and Francisco Tovar On the 163rd anniversary of the abolition of slavery in Venezuela, Francisco Tovar, activist for the rights of Afro-descendents and executive director of the Institute of African Diaspora Studies (IEA) talks to Venezuelanalysis about systemic racism, the challenges facing the Afro-Venezuelan population today, and his new book on…