Tagged with racism

NEWS: Pop Music and the Occult?

Problems associated with racism have often been the result of ill-conceived notions about nation and divine favor. Moreover, consumers of popular music have often associated blues and rock ‘n’ roll with evil. Although the culture wars created public debates (and fears) which focused on perceived connections between pop music and the Devil, none came close … Continue reading

NEWS: Religious and Racial Hatred on the Web

Two defendants are currently standing trial at Liverpool Crown Court charged with ‘urging people to kill Jewish people’ via posting on a website. Both Michael Heaton and Trevor Hannington are alleged to be members of the Aryan Strike Force [ASF], and furthermore, having posted racist and anti-Semitic comments designed to incite others to murder. The … Continue reading

NEWS: BNP Accused of Hijacking Christianity

After Nick Griffin’s recent appearance on the BBC Question Time programme – aired on Thursday 22 October 2009 – the media has been caught up in a frenzy of analysis. Much of this has focused upon the discussion as to whether or not the British National Party [BNP] should have ever been allowed to propagate … Continue reading

NEWS: A Summer of Hate?

When we look back upon the summer of 2009, it is likely we will remember the poor weather, the continuing recession and the political expenses row. However, this summer has also been marked by demonstrations: the G20, Climate Camps, as well as many others. Arguably, the one which gained the most impassioned media attention involved … Continue reading

COMMENT: The Rhetoric of Right Wing Extremism Today

(Cross-posted in The Philosopher’s Eye) ‘Speaking with Forked Tongues: The Rhetoric of Right Wing Extremism Today’ – International Symposium Held at the University of Northampton Reads Between the Lines by Christian Egners On the 26th of June 2009 a one-day international symposium on the language of far-right movements was held at the University of Northampton. … Continue reading

NEWS: Harry Potter is the Zionist Messiah

In yet another anti-Semitic gesture, the Iranian News Channel has accused J. K. Rowling of serving the Zionist goals. A recent episode of the TV series Ziono-Hollywoodist Conspiracy claims that the propaganda machinery of Jews has exploited Harry Potter to brainwash naïve children and youth. Allegedly, Harry Potter, with a rich witchcraft symbolism influenced by … Continue reading

NEWS: Fighting Racism in the Church

Last week the General Synod voted to introduce a ban on its members joining the British National Party. Such a ban is similar to that brought in by the Association of Chief Police Officers, ensuring that their members do not openly endorse a far-right/racist agenda. Although seen by many as a positive stance against racism, … Continue reading