Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicWhite supremacy

Topic: White supremacy

US prof behind ‘Brahmin women & shithole India’ rant is acclaimed Yale, Oxford, Harvard alum

University of Pennsylvania Law School professor Amy Wax told Fox News that Black and Asian people are resentful of Westerners because of their 'oversized achievements'.

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.

1969 Supreme Court ruling on Ku Klux Klan speech could shield Trump from riot charges

Legal experts are sceptical that Trump will face charges for spurring his supporters into storming US Capitol last week, saying while prosecution is possible, a conviction is unlikely.

I condemn all white supremacists, says Donald Trump after presidential debate backlash

Trump faced intense criticism this week, after he hesitated to directly condemn white supremacy during the first presidential debate with his opponent Joe Biden.

White supremacists are the top terrorist threats within the US, Trump official says

Chad Wolf's response is notable as the Trump administration has been trying build a narrative, showing left-wing agitators as inciters of violence in protests over racial injustice.

Why Jyotiba Phule would have cheered White Americans out on street over George Floyd murder

Upper caste woke Indians are perturbed by the murder of George Floyd in the US. But can we imagine them joining Dalits in the fight to end caste supremacy in India?

Unmarried women in US face shortage of economically attractive male partners: Study

Our study uncovers the demographic reality of large deficits in the supply of men who are suited or well matched for today’s unmarried women.

Terrorism needs an audience. Facebook gave Christchurch shooter more than he asked for

The purpose of some terrorists’ actions is to draw attention to their political cause and enlist new followers. This is where the media comes in.

New Zealand shooting shows anti-terror policies should be tough on white supremacists too

Far-right terror has grown by feeding off white supremacists’ fears of Muslim immigration and the public perception that terrorism is Islamist by nature.

Once again, an IIT Kharagpur grad is bringing his regressive World Hindu Congress to US

Swami Vigyanand, an IIT grad, who had called on Hindutva’s foot-soldiers to carry a trishul and defend Hinduism is organising the Chicago event.

On Camera

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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