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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Republican Party Collapsing Beneath The Weight Of Its Own Toxic Racism

Decades from today, historians will look back at the second decade of the new millennium and write about the racism and ignorance that finally ended the Republican Party and take careful note of the plethora of governors that many determined  bigoted rubes of America elected into governor’s mansions across the former Confederate States of America. … More Republican Party Collapsing Beneath The Weight Of Its Own Toxic Racism

Right-wing populists blame Obama for alarming suicide rates among white Americans

According to Fox News viewers, that dastardly President Barack “Barry” Obama Hussein Soetoro Bin Laden is single-handedly eliminating the Republican Party. On Friday, Fox reported that middle-aged white people now account for a third of U.S. suicides. This is, of course, no laughing matter. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States … More Right-wing populists blame Obama for alarming suicide rates among white Americans

Trump Supporters Even More Racist Than You Thought

As if we didn’t need any more proof that racist bigots live among us, some questions from a YouGov poll brings the insects into the light of day. Even the Exit Poll data from the South Carolina Primary exposes them for what they are. Via Fox13 (I know, just hold your nose): A YouGov/Economist poll asked respondents … More Trump Supporters Even More Racist Than You Thought

What A 19th Century Campaign To Declare Mormons ‘Non-White’ Tells Us About Modern Islamophobia

Much has been written about the unprecedented wave of Islamophobia currently sweeping the United States, with Muslim Americans falling victim to an ever-increasing number of threats, assaults, and attacks on their houses of worship. The groundswell of hatred has appalled and confused many on the Left, with some wondering how a nation such as the … More What A 19th Century Campaign To Declare Mormons ‘Non-White’ Tells Us About Modern Islamophobia