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George Ciccariello-Maher under fire for a satirical tweet on white genocide

Drexel Professor Under Fire For Satirical ‘White Genocide’ Tweet

George Ciccariello-Maher, a white assistant professor of history and politics at Drexel University in Philadelphia, posted “All I Want for Christmas is White Genocide” on Twitter on Christmas Eve, according to media reports. Condemnation lit up Twitter after the comments from Ciccariello-Maher, an expert on Latin American social movements, were picked up by such conservative news sites as Breitbart News and The Daily Caller.

December 26, 2016
Bannon

Trump Names GOP Chair And ‘Alt-Right’ Publisher To Top White House Posts

Before joining Trump’s campaign, Stephen Bannon provided an online forum for the “alt-right,” a loose confederation of neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and anti-Semites.

November 13, 2016

Funny Business: The Financial ‘Shenanigans’ Of Ron Paul And Company

The nagging question about the Paul family business is how much of Ron’s millions were the fruit of his racist, anti-Semitic, gay-baiting, conspiracy-addled newsletters.

April 9, 2015
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA)

Why Nobody Who Knows Louisiana Believes Steve Scalise

Neo-Nazi David Duke, sponsor of the conference where Scalise spoke in 2002, had been making headlines in Louisiana for a decade.

December 30, 2014

Donald Sterling Accused Of Racist, Sexist Remarks In New Lawsuit

By Robert J. Lopez, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — A woman who said she worked for Donald Sterling filed a lawsuit Monday alleging that the embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner fired her after she refused to have sex with him and repeatedly made racist and sexist remarks in her presence. Maiko Maya King said that […]

June 3, 2014

NBA Chief Set To Address Sterling Racism Probe

New York (AFP) – NBA commissioner Adam Silver was to face the media Tuesday over the probe into racist remarks allegedly made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling — a key moment for the league. Silver was expected to announce sanctions against the 80-year-old billionaire, whose alleged comments have outraged players and coaches and […]

April 29, 2014

Cliven Bundy’s ‘Better Off As Slaves’ Remark About Blacks Draws Fire

By John M. Glionna, Los Angeles Times LAS VEGAS — Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy’s battle against the federal government over land rights took an unexpected detour after a newspaper quoted the 67-year-old grandfather suggesting African-Americans were “better off as slaves” because slavery taught work skills and enhanced family life. Bundy, who has waged a standoff with […]

April 24, 2014

Perry’s Rock And What It Says About Us

A few words about Rick Perry’s rock. This would be the one at the entrance to a remote Texas hunting ground used by Perry for decades, the one painted with the name of the camp: “N—-rhead.” The Texas governor says his father painted over the ugly name almost 30 years ago, though some locals interviewed […]

October 5, 2011

Rick Perry’s Hunting Camp Embarrasssment

Rick Perry is attracting heated criticism over the controversial former name of his family’s hunting camp. The West Texas retreat, which the Perry family began leasing in 1983, was long known by the controversial name “Niggerhead.” The pejorative name is painted on a rock standing at the entrance of the property; although it has since […]

October 3, 2011