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How Trump’s Charlottesville response emboldens white supremacy

How Trump’s Charlottesville response emboldens white supremacy

The weekend of August 12, a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia descended into violence. On Friday night, white nationalists attacked counter-protesters. And on Saturday, a woman named Heather Heyer was killed when a man purposely drove his car into a group of counter-protesters. In response, President Trump blamed both sides. “We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides, on many sides.” He didn’t call out the white supremacists by…

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White nationalists stage rally in Virginia

White nationalists stage rally in Virginia

NEW THIS MORNING… TORCH-BEARING WHITE NATIONALISTS CHANTING “BLOOD AND SOIL” AND “ONE PEOPLE… ONE NATION… END IMMIGRATION.” MARCHED THROUGH THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA CAMPUS IN CHARLOTTESVILLE LAST NIGHT.RALLY TOOK PLACE SHORTLY AFTER A FEDERAL JUDGE GRANTED A TEMPORARY INJUNCTION ALLOWING ALT-RIGHT ACTIVISTS TO HOLD SATURDAY’S “UNITE THE RIGHT” EVENT IN EMANCIPATION PARK.IN A STATMENT– CHARLOTTESVILLE MAYOR CALLED IT A “COWARDLY PARADE OF HATRED… BIGOTRY… RACISM… AND INTOLERANCE.”

7.2 Understanding Social Action

7.2 Understanding Social Action

sometimes a sociologist writes a book that takes such a central position in his whole era that hid his admirers bestow upon it the honorary title magnum opus in the case of death camp for example there is not such an outstanding book but with favor this is an easy one the magnum opus is with shaft owned gazelle shaft economy and society an enormous masterpiece in which labor tried to summarize his whole theoretical Enterprise he passed away before…

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Secretary Kerry Delivers Remarks on Investing in a Strong Foreign Policy

Secretary Kerry Delivers Remarks on Investing in a Strong Foreign Policy

SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you. Thank you very, very much. Thank you. Good morning. Thank you for an extraordinarily warm welcome, Charlottesville. I am reallyhonored to be here. Senator Tim Kaine, thank you very, very muchfor your generous words of introduction. Tim, as he mentioned, has only been on the ForeignRelations Committee, I guess now for a total of a few weeks, but I can, based on his testimonya moment ago, positively commend him on his voting record. (Laughter and applause.)…

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6.3 Social Facts

6.3 Social Facts

Durkheim's most important idea the kernel of everything that he wants us to understand is that social facts the phenomena that we observe and try to explain when we study human collectives can and should never be reduced to the level of the individual human beings that belong to such a collective if you do that if you reduce a social fact to an individual fact you make an inexcusable scientific error social facts can only be explained with reference…

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