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When Italian immigrants were ‘the other’

Italian immigrants to the United States faced severe discrimination from the dominant WASP culture. American Author Falco says on CNN: If we better recalled this history, might it change how we think about today’s immigrants? http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/10/opinion/falco-italian-immigrants/index.html?hpt=hp_bn4 Italians were also discriminated … Continue reading

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Greece: far right leader Kasidiaris denies holocaust, threatens immigrants with violence

Kasidiaris, leader of a far right party that uses swastikalike symbols, said in an interview that the Holocaust is a lie. He also says he hates “international banksters” and the EU and Germany which “is their leader”. “A week after … Continue reading

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Some fascist incidents in Switzerland

Autonomes Medienkollektiv Freiburg has an article on fascist incidents in Switzerland. Some highlights from the article: A study of the gfs-Forschungsinstituts says that 10 percent of youth had problems with nazis in Switzerland, a third of Swiss people have anti-semitic … Continue reading

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The real story behind the Roma boy from nationalist Weltwoche

The national-conservative magazine Weltwoche’s cover and article on Romas caused a stir in Switzerland and even abroad. The cover photo belonged to a discriminating article on the Romas. It showed a Roma child that played with a gun. In reality … Continue reading

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Czech anti-nazi judge Miloslav Studnicka murdered

A judge, Miloslav Studnicka, was murdered in the Czech republic. He had given long sentences to four extreme right nazis. These four nazis commited an arson attack on a house where a Roma family lived. The house burnt completely down … Continue reading

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SVP lies with statistics

SVP (unsurprisingly) lies to the people with statistics fraud, more in the links below: http://blog.rainbownet.ch/politik-schweiz/svp/svp-statistiken-und-volksbetrug http://web.archive.org/web/20101112013122/http://www.wasdiesvpverheimlicht.ch/accueil.php http://web.archive.org/web/20101113014516/http://www.ignoranz.ch/item/was-die-svp-verheimlicht-14-faelschungen-19-luegen-und-19-mal-das-weglassen-von-informationen/ A new study reveals that rich people are more often commiting crimes than poor and low-income people (contrary to SVP propaganda) http://www.beobachter.ch/justiz-behoerde/auslaender/artikel/kriminelles-verhalten_bei-gewissen-bevoelkerungsgruppen-schaut-man-aufmerksamer-hin/

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SVP chief Blocher was lobbying for Apartheid South Africa

In 1982 Blocher founded the «Arbeitsgruppe südliches Afrika» (ASA), where he was president. It published the ASA-Bulletin. In it the South African regime was defended by military, political and business leaders. It also gave supported to the racist policies of … Continue reading

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