How France’s Colonial Past Explains Its Racism Today

Despite resistance from French elite, there’ve been growing calls for France to recognize and apologize for its violent colonization of millions of people in Africa and Asia. In fact, by 1901, France ruled 79 million people over 4.6 million square miles. “Where would France be without its colonies in the Caribbean?” asks Professor Mame-Fatou Niang.… Continue reading How France’s Colonial Past Explains Its Racism Today

The Rise of France’s Far Right Youth | Decade of Hate

How did Generation Identity go from being the most high-profile and influential far-right groups in Europe, to being de-platformed and banned in their country of origin? Repackaging classic far-right ideas for millennials, Generation Identity consciously eschewed the stereotypical far-right aesthetics and language – binning the bomber jackets and talking about culture instead of race, in… Continue reading The Rise of France’s Far Right Youth | Decade of Hate