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Beneath the Radar

Gary Younge

James Holmes’s rampage was horrifying, but it was not unfathomable.

Europeans are not threatened by a Muslim minority. It's the other way round.

As in a Rorschach test, people see in him what they want to see. Why don’t we look at his record?

There may be tension but there isn’t a class war within the Republican Party, because they’re all on the same side.

The authors of Arizona’s new law want to collapse Latino identity into white American mythology.

From Newt Gingrich to Ron Paul, Republican presidential candidates have stopped speaking in code and embraced baldly racist rhetoric.

His rise and fall are instructive about the way race, sex and class operate in presidential campaigns.

It’s not surprising that  Greece’s proposed referendum elicited such outrage. Europe doesn’t work like that.


Gary Younge
Gary Younge, the Alfred Knobler Journalism Fellow at The Nation Institute, is...