Nationalism

FILE - This April 9, 2020 file photo shows a closed Patagonia clothing store in Freeport, Maine. The outdoor gear company Patagonia is the latest brand to announce an advertising boycott of Facebook and its Instagram app, saying the social media giant has “failed to take steps to stop the spread of hateful lies and dangerous propaganda on its platform." Patagonia joins The North Face and the outdoor gear company REI, which have announced similar boycotts in recent days. It is not clear how much the boycotts will affect Facebook's advertising revenue, which was nearly $70 billion in 2019, making up nearly all of its total revenue. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
June 29, 2020 - 6:56 pm
For years, social media platforms have fueled political polarization and hosted an explosion of hate speech. Now, with four months until the U.S. presidential election and the country’s divisions reaching a boiling point, these companies are upping their game against bigotry and threats of violence...
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Poland's President Andrzej Duda casts his vote during presidential election in Krakow, Poland, on Sunday June 28, 2020. The election will test the popularity of incumbent President Andrzej Duda who is seeking a second term and of the conservative ruling party that backs him. (AP Photo/Beata Zawrzal)
June 28, 2020 - 6:25 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s conservative president, Andrzej Duda, was the frontrunner in Sunday's election, but fell short of the 50% of votes needed to win in the first round, according to the projection of an exit poll. The results, if confirmed, pave the way for what is building into a very...
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President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn after arriving on Marine One at the White House, Thursday, June 25, 2020, in Washington. Trump is returning from Wisconsin. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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June 28, 2020 - 5:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday tweeted approvingly of a video showing one of his supporters chanting “white power," a racist slogan associated with white supremacists. He later deleted the tweet and the White House said the president had not heard “the one statement” on the...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 17, 2020 file photo, Polish President Andrzej Duda waves to supporters as he campaigns for a second term in Serock, Poland. Polands current President Andrzej Duda is the frontrunner ahead of the election on Sunday, June 28, but polls show him unlikely to achieve the majority needed to win outright. That will require a runoff two weeks later in which he is expected to face off against Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski in a very close race. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, file)
June 24, 2020 - 7:55 am
BIALYSTOK, Poland (AP) — Senior citizens in the eastern Polish city of Bialystok sit on city benches after a summer storm had passed, holding small Polish flags as they wait patiently for the man they call “my president.” They lived for decades under officially atheist communist rule, experienced...
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June 24, 2020 - 6:00 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Seven journalists went on trial on Wednesday, accused of revealing state secrets for their reports on the funeral of an intelligence officer who was killed in Libya. The journalists from Odatv news website, the pro-Kurdish newspaper Yeni Yasam and the nationalist daily Yenicag have...
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June 21, 2020 - 6:52 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Zeev Sternhell, a prominent Israeli academic and expert in the study of fascism who issued dire warnings about the state of Israeli democracy, died Sunday. He was 85. Sternhell, a Holocaust survivor and an acclaimed professor of political science at Hebrew University, was an...
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In this Monday, June 1, 2020, file photo, protesters march through the streets of Mount Vernon, Ohio. A group of college students organized the event to stand in solidarity with other protests across the nation spurred by the death of Floyd George in Minneapolis and of other African Americans. Far from the industrial north’s urban centers, hundreds of protests over black injustice have cropped up in small cities in rural areas. (Joshua Morrison/Mount Vernon News via AP, File)
June 13, 2020 - 10:23 am
In the lake country 200 miles (320 kilometers) northwest of Detroit, hundreds danced, prayed and demanded racial justice in Cadillac, a Michigan town that was long home to a neo-Nazi group. It was not an isolated scene. In eastern Ohio, even more demonstrated in rural Mount Vernon, a town with its...
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Defendant Philip Manshaus sits in a court room in Asker and Baerum district court in Sandvika, Norway, as he waits for the verdict on the last day of his trial, Thursday, Jun 11, 2020. The Norwegian man is charged with murder and terrorism in the killing of his stepsister and the storming of an Oslo mosque, and, according to a Norwegian prosecutor, should get the maximum 21 years in prison. (Håkon Mosvold Larsen/NTB Scanpix via AP, POOL)
June 11, 2020 - 7:12 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A white nationalist Norwegian who killed his stepsister and then stormed an Oslo mosque and opened fire, hitting no one, was found guilty Thursday and sentenced to 21 years in prison, the longest jail term under Norwegian law. Philip Manshaus, who had said in court that...
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks after a cabinet meeting, in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, June 9, 2020. Erdogan has revealed new plans to ease restrictions in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus, including the July 1 reopening of theaters, cinemas and other entertainment centers. (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)
June 11, 2020 - 2:55 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s parliament on Thursday approved a contentious government-proposed bill that will grant neighborhood watchmen powers that are almost on par with the country’s police force. The bill passed overnight with backing from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling party and...
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Centrist opposition presidential candidate, Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski, center, greets a supporter as he deliver signatures for his presidential candidacy to Poland's state electoral commission in Warsaw, Poland, on Tuesday June 9, 2020. Trzaskowski had under a week to collect 100,000 signatures to formalize his candidacy, but managed to get 1.6 million. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
June 10, 2020 - 12:08 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish state television faced increasing criticism Wednesday for its negative coverage of the main opposition candidate in this month's presidential election, with accusations from watchdog groups it was resorting to anti-Semitic and racist tropes. Warsaw Mayor Rafal...
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