political violence

The conservative propaganda machine is trying to find acts of "antifa violence," to ascribe their own issues with white nationalism and extremism to the left.
A new “superbody” assembly has been formed in Venezuela, taking power from its elected government. It’s feared President Nicolas Maduro will use the assembly to rewrite the constitution, to make himself a dictator.
Sadly, getting Donald Trump out of our lives is likely to be far more difficult an operation than simply voting him down as president in November.
Bevin, who was honored with the Distinguished Christian Statesman award on Friday night, demonstrated his "statesmanship
I find myself afraid of what might follow if Donald Trump actually wins in November, and equally fearful of what might follow if he loses. I recall no such fears in 2012, or in 2008, or even in the tightly-fought presidential election that Al Gore lost to George W. Bush.
Germany is one of the few countries in the world that has a very effective and transparent registration of politically motivated crimes. Sadly, this often leads to the impression that such crimes are more common in Germany than in other countries.
I have written about Malong and Kiir's relationship before. And I have come to the unsurprising conclusion, as have many
Beyond that, his calling Obama "the coolest president" almost dovetails with his critique of the Bush I bombing of Iraq. Keillor
We just feel like today will be the day someone jumps out and yells "April Fools! Biff from Back to the Future II isn't really running for president! And a madman isn't actually in charge of a nuclear-armed country." Right? Right?
There has been escalating violence at Donald Trump rallies--incident after incident of protesters getting shouted down with crude, offensive language as well as getting shoved, punched, kicked, tackled, stripped of their signs, dragged by their hair, and more.
Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes could not imagine how correct he was when he said that the challenge a Latin American writer faced was to produce fiction that was more extraordinary than reality itself.
Based on the current level of state-sponsored election-related violence, many Ugandans will pay the ultimate price. Yet, Mr. President, you have the power to help prevent some possible election-related deaths.
As our community moves forward, it is imperative that we address these polarizing political symbols, particularly the Confederate flag, and the role they play in political violence. While the flag represents heritage and southern pride to many, it continues to be used as a symbol of hatred and racial supremacy.
A three-minute video, posted by a Saudi government-backed organization to YouTube on June 4, has garnered 150,000 views in 48 hours and sparked a discussion in the kingdom about how to stem sectarian conflict.
It's almost a year since a US-led coalition launched air strikes and increased support of Iraqi and Kurdish military forces in a bid to degrade and destroy the self-styled Islamic State; yet the jihadist group that has conquered a swath of Syria and Iraq has demonstrated resilience despite suffering significant losses.
It would be nice to be able to say that the threat of Islamic fundamentalism has peaked in Africa, and that the worst is over, but given the current state of affairs that simply is not the case. In all likelihood, the threat will grow -- considerably -- in the years to come.
Ferguson was not just an event in which police overreacted to heated demonstrations; it's a symptom of a generalized hatred of democracy in this country -- the hatred of the truly bold idea that politics should be the work of everyday people and that power should not be concentrated in the hands of a few.
2013-09-23-EntChallenge.jpgThe stillness hit me first -- no honking sounds from passing cars, no street vendors offering their wares -- just overwhelming silence. During my time in Guinea, silence had become an omen of trouble.
The numbers couldn't be clearer: right-wing extremists have committed far more acts of political violence since 1990 than American Muslims.
A free exchange of opinions is necessary, as is the stipulation that those opinions will (and should) differ. In liberal democracies, however, political discourse should also contain the core principle of fairness, and that involves the abjuration of violence.