How can a hashtag supportive of refugees be hijacked by those opposing them? An empirical study explores the process.
Emoji can be used on social media to spread racism in ways that make it seem normal, mundane and acceptable.
We can learn a lot about our past from fictional stories. In 'What is Left the Daughter,' author Howard Norman presents a cautionary tale from the Second World War of xenophobia and prejudice.
The Québec government's push to ban the hijab is 'sexularism' and also basic nationalism – one that pits an ‘us’ against ‘them,’ where the ‘them’ represent multiple threats to the nation.
The success of the women's movement shows the importance of international solidarity.
Genetic research on human behaviour has long been linked with eugenics and continues to attract interest from far-right groups.
Recent rumours of Apu's demise may be exaggerated but his presence has been slowly written out of 'The Simpsons,' and many feel it is time for the stereotyped Indian-American character to go.
The political power of Germany's Russian community is significant, and it's helped fuel the rise of the right-wing, anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party known as the AfD.
There's so much that can be done to tackle the problem, The UK's levels of homelessness are dwarfed by the US' But so much more could be done to tackle the problem.
By normalising diversity and and calling out racists and fascists, the latest series of Doctor Who reveals how shows like it can educate as well as entertain.
Bombs have long been a tool for devotees of the range of fringe American political thought. From anarchists to racists, their methods have wrought havoc – but also have created backlash.
Gavin McInnes will be the latest in a string of provocative, right-wing speakers to visit Australia. Each tour pushes the public debate further to the right, with more scope for conflict.
Many claim the offensive part about blackface is from a long time ago and claim blackface costumes, especially at Halloween, are innocent fun. What could be the harm?
Faith Goldy's third-place finish in the Toronto mayoralty race should not be dismissed. We must be watchful of the potential lessons that other far-right politicians may draw from her campaign.
Georgia's secretary of state has stalled voter registrations and accused Democrats of hacking. His tactics recall past efforts in the South to suppress black votes, from poll taxes to literacy tests
Toronto Mayor John Tory's use of race-coded words to describe gun violence in Toronto, including "thugs, sewer rats and gangsters," stokes racism and serves to justify policing Black communities.
One would think ministerial staff would be particularly alert to Hanson motions, and think very carefully before concluding she was doing something as unlikely as putting forward an anti-racist one.
The Liberals have been making a big pitch for the Jewish vote in Wentworth, on the back of Sharma's diplomatic experience. His major opponent, independent Kerryn Phelps, is Jewish.
Now that cannabis is almost legal in Canada, many are celebrating. Before we forget, we should remember those that have been arrested for previous crimes and push for amnesty.
Kenya has a legal framework that protects its citizens from racism but there are challenges with its implementation