Black People Politics : The clock is ticking on a global shift to the far-right

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    In the Spirit of Populism,


    The clock is ticking on a global shift to the far-right

    ... Also around the world, political observers are shocked — shocked! — that such anti-democratic impulses are gaining ground. But an important new study from three German economists suggests that these phenomena could have been predicted ...

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/opin..._term=.a2af1e22b6da&wpisrc=nl_opinions&wpmm=1

    The clock is ticking on a global shift to the far-right

    A new study draws a recurring timeline between financial crises and the rise of populism.
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    Norbert Hofer with his wife after he lost a close election in Austria. (Ronald Zak/Associated Press)

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    Europe’s centrists gain one win, and one blessing in disguise

    TWO EUROPEAN elections on Sunday produced a mixed result in the ongoing struggle between populist nationalists and Western political establishments. The populists claimed victory after Italy’s prime minister was forced to resign after losing a referendum on constitutional reforms ...

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    Europe’s centrists gain one win, and one blessing in disguise

    The nationalist right was defeated in Austria — and a loss in Italy might not be as bad as it seems.
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    Alexander Van der Bellen celebrates with supporters at a post-election event in Vienna on Dec. 4. (Roland Schlager/Agence France-Presse via Getty Images)

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    White-Supremacist Event Turns Violent

    ... Social-media posts from the event show police in helmets and riot shields pushing protesters backward out of a campus building. Some made it inside the room where Spencer was speaking, leading to verbal clashes between protesters and attendees ...

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    White-Supremacist Event Turns Violent

    Texas A&M students protested Richard Spencer appearance.
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    I went to a KKK rally and saw the future of the alt-right

    ... They may have replaced the hoods with the faceless anonymity of the Internet. They may look big and tough in the echo chamber of social media. They may have Steven Bannon, the former head of Breitbart News, in the White House come January ...

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    I went to a KKK rally and saw the future of the alt-right

    This is small-town America in December 2016. Tinsel Christmas trees and golden stars hang from lampposts along Main Street in downtown Roxboro, North Carolina (population 8,632, according to the 2010 census).
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    White flight is creating a separate and unequal system of higher education

    In the post-World War II era, whites fled the center city to the leafy-green suburbs and better neighborhood schools. Today, a similar trend has taken root in American higher education, only this time whites are fleeing the underfunded and overcrowded two-year and four-year open-access colleges for the nation’s top 500 universities ...

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    Opinion | White flight is creating a separate and unequal system of higher education

    American higher education has evolved into a two-tiered separate and unequal system that fuels the intergenerational reproduction of white racial privilege.
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    Anthony P. Carnevale, director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. (T.J. Kirkpatrick Photography)

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