Mass murders like the killings at a Pittsburgh synagogue are seen as the work of disturbed individuals. But America has allowed violence to become unexceptional, ignoring its root cause.
The US president's comments about South Africa's land reform stem from his view that whites are under attack from blacks.
A heated debate is unfolding on Twitter about whether it's OK to compare middle-aged white men to boiled meat.
Gun control advocates want to shut down the National Rifle Association's online video channel, NRA TV. A scholar looks at what its videos are actually about.
The Office for Students hasn't even started work yet, but is already under fire for its board appointment of Toby Young.
Like the death of Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, the murder of Richard Collins III was a symptom of violent extremism that should be treated accordingly.
Barack Obama may have chosen Mandela's words for his tweet precisely because they offered some distance from the political space in the US.
The leader of the Dutch Freedom Party was found guilty of insulting a group of people inciting discrimination.
In the past, demolishing the dictator's residences created a void exploited by Nazi sympathizers.
During the 1980s, press coverage of South African family murders suggested that something was ‘wrong’ with white society – and with the white Afrikaans men who were usually seen as perpetrators.
Following the Brexit referendum on Friday, the UK will be the first country to exit the EU bloc, potentially unleashing a cascade of further division.
He claims to not have what it takes to be leader, but only the justice secretary stands a chance of giving the Thatcherites what they crave.
What, exactly, are the political goals of The Satanic Temple, which formed in 2013? A religion professor attended a recent satanic ritual to find out.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is one of President Obama's biggest accomplishments of his second term. Can it survive the anti-trade tide in the race to replace him?
Rule one: don't lose 'ownership' of the issue.
The anti-Islamisation group caused no trouble in Birmingham this weekend – but that's part of a very deliberate strategy.
George Wallace, Ross Perot and Pat Buchanan all reshaped American elections with their populism. Is Donald Trump just standing on their shoulders?
The French regional elections were far from a nationalist wipeout. But can Marine Le Pen make good on what the party has achieved?
Furious nativist radicals are on the march – but are they really all birds of a feather?
A cluster of MEPs has become a formal group in the European Parliament at a very sensitive time.