New Atheists: Scientific racism makes a comeback

Popular author and neuroscientist Sam Harris’ pseudoscientific characterisations of Muslims dovetail nicely with his extreme right-wing views on military intervention in Muslim-majority countries … More New Atheists: Scientific racism makes a comeback

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What Trump Just Said The GOP Will Become If He’s President Will Send Shivers Down Your Spine

How does the saying go? If we don’t learn from history we’re bound to repeat it. Well, listening to Donald Trump’s latest remarks the American people need to take a look back at their history books to realize what he may actually be saying, because it’s outright terrifying. We already know that white supremacists across … More What Trump Just Said The GOP Will Become If He’s President Will Send Shivers Down Your Spine

A party founded by Nazis just lost the Austrian election — barely

Austria’s far-right Freedom Party was founded in 1956, its leadership full of former Nazis. Though it has twice been part of coalition governments, the party has been relatively marginal in Austrian politics. But it just came within a hair’s breadth of winning control of Austria’s presidency. In runoff results announced on Monday morning, the Freedom Party … More A party founded by Nazis just lost the Austrian election — barely

Manning Centre director says Albertans see the Wildrose Party as rural extremists

Don’t bank on Wildrose leading a united right because too many Albertans see the party as rural extremists, says an influential Manning Centre director. Cliff Fryers, Preston Manning’s former chief of staff who now sits on the Manning Centre’s board of directors, rattled through a list of “weaknesses” and “problems” with uniting the right at … More Manning Centre director says Albertans see the Wildrose Party as rural extremists

At this point it looks like the Democrats will have a more divisive convention than the Republicans

Ted Cruz is fading fast. Donald Trump is heading into Indiana with a head of steam, and Republican officials are publicly resigning themselves to a Trump nomination. Even Cruz’s under-the-radar strategy of wooing delegates is faltering, since they, too, are feeling the inescapable allure of siding with the candidate who is actually winning. It looks … More At this point it looks like the Democrats will have a more divisive convention than the Republicans