white supremacy

Why America? Mass Shootings & White Nationalism Share Roots

November 13, 2018

Since October 2017, America experienced three of the deadliest mass shootings in modern history. This epidemic coincides with a frightening resurgence of white nationalism. Sometimes the two trends overlap. Watch more Empire Files.

After White Supremacist Terror, Trump Doubles Down from Birthright to the Border

After White Supremacist Terror, Trump Doubles Down from Birthright to the Border

October 30, 2018

In the aftermath of a spate of white supremacist violence from Florida to Kentucky to Pittsburgh, President Trump is ramping up nativism and xenophobia. The U.S. is deploying up to 14,000 troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, purportedly in response to a caravan of Central American asylum seekers. Trump also says he might revoke birthright citizenship…

Kris Kobach’s Gubernatorial Campaign Hires White Nationalists

August 24, 2018

Kansas Republican Kris Kobach’s Governor’s Campaign hires white nationalists, giving momentum to the racist anti-immigrant movement and increasing their power in the GOP. We speak to Cristina Lopez of Media Matters

The US Is Empowering Nazis in Ukraine

July 12, 2018

The United States is helping Ukrainian neo-Nazis fight against Russia. Ex-Bush administration official turned whistleblower Larry Wilkerson warns this is the most dangerous kind of “the enemy of the enemy is my friend” politics. Ben Norton reports

Emmanuel Macron in Africa

July 9, 2018
France's neoliberal President Emmanuel Macron has repeatedly told people in Nigeria, Algeria, and beyond to just "move on" after a century of murderous colonialism. Activist Baba Aye speaks with TRNN's Ben Norton about the ongoing harms of imperialism and neo-colonialism in Africa

Poland’s Far Right Gains Strength with Government’s Tacit Approval

November 30, 2017

The ​current ​form of ​Islamophobia and xenophobia expressed by the far right in Poland is​ rooted in the history of​ anti-semitism says Konrad Pędziwiatr of Krakow University of Economics, Poland.

The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap

November 6, 2017
Mehrsa Baradaran details how government policy created white middle class wealth while simultaneously impoverishing African Americans