High school senior class performs Nazi salute in prom photo

These numbskulls must not have paid attention in history class. A Wisconsin school district has apologized after photos were posted to social media of dozens of male high school seniors giving the Nazi salute. “The photo of students posted to #BarabooProud is not reflective of the educational values and beliefs of the School District of Baraboo. We are investigating and […]

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The myth of a rising ‘alt-right’

It was inevitable that the anniversary of last year’s racist march in Charlottesville, Va., would be treated as a watershed. The horrifying torchlight parade of neo-Nazis and Klansmen shouting racist and anti-Semitic slogans was straight out of our collective nightmares about the past. Yet its significance stemmed not so much from those scary images but from the idea that it […]

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'Guardians of the Galaxy' Star Dave Bautista Blames 'Nazis' for James Gunn's Firing and Chris Pratt Turns to the Bible

“What will you do when the #cybernazis attack you? Who will stand by you? Who will cowardly distance themselves from you?” Bautista tweeted. "Guardians of the Galaxy" star Dave Bautista blamed "cyber nazis" for director James Gunn’s firing from the Marvel franchise, while Chris Pratt brought religion into the conversation. Gunn was let go from Disney Friday after decade-old rape […]

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Alleged neo-Nazi admits to plot to murder British lawmaker

LONDON — An alleged member of a banned British neo-Nazi group pleaded guilty Tuesday to planning to murder a lawmaker. Jack Renshaw, 23, is accused of buying a machete to kill Labour Party legislator Rosie Cooper last year. Renshaw pleaded guilty to preparing acts of terrorism as he went on trial alongside five other alleged members of the outlawed group […]

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Iceland’s official World Cup video blasted for ‘Aryan white power imagery’

An official video promoting Iceland’s historic bid to win this year’s World Cup has been blasted for its white power imagery and for portraying the players as ‘inhuman’. The video depicts Iceland’s squad as viking-type warriors in an animated illustration. Players such as Everton’s Gylfi Sigurdsson can be seen holding shields with blood on their shirts whilst others are wearing […]

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Why row of houses in small English town is nicknamed Swastika Terrace

A row of houses in Somerset has the unfortunate nickname ‘Swastika Terrace’ – but thankfully it is not because the people who live there are Third Reich sympathisers. The houses, in Yeovil, South Somerset, have become well known for having the notorious symbol built into their brickwork. But the homes were built long before the swastika was used by Hitler’s […]

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