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By Martin Durham

White Rage examines the improvement of the fashionable American severe correct and American politics from the Fifties to the current day. It explores the complete panoply of maximum correct teams, from the remnants of the Ku Klux Klan to skinhead teams and from the defense force teams to neo-nazis.

In constructing its argument the booklet:

  • discusses the yankee severe correct within the context of the Oklahoma urban bombing, Sep 11 and the Bush administration;
  • explores the yankee severe right’s divisions and its pursuit of alliances;
  • analyses the movement’s hostilities to different racial groups.

Written in a second of quandary for the major severe correct teams, this unique research demanding situations the common equation of the extraordinary correct with different sections of the yankee correct. it's a flow whose improvement and destiny should be of curiosity to somebody interested in race kin and social clash in glossy America.

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52 In 1993 the Alliance produced a Membership Handbook, and one of the questions it dealt with was the organization’s relationship to national socialism. How, it asked, should members reply when asked if they were Nazis? In some cases, it suggested, this should be denied. But if the question came from a potential recruit, the idea needed to be distinguished from its manifestation in early twentieth-century Germany. Political uniforms, for instance, were alien to America. 53 To take a stance towards national socialism would also, for the Alliance as for other sections of the extreme right, necessitate taking a stance towards the Holocaust.

19 Sometimes, the Knights declared, people who supported what the Klan believed asked why it did not change its name. The answer was that it was ‘the first racialist group in the history of the world’, and that the name 40 Out of the Southland attracted great interest and evoked ‘a religious-like magnetism and strength’. But, frustrated at the people who were drawn to the Klan, Duke decided to abandon the organization and create a more ‘high-class’ National Association for the Advancement of White People.

Towards the White House . . we’ll give them a friendly wave’. The NSWPP responded to the threat of a rival party by denouncing Collin, declaring that he was really the son of a Jewish refugee from Nazi Germany. ) What eventually brought Collin down, however, was not claims of his ancestry but the discovery in 1979 by some of his followers that he had engaged in sex with young boys in the party headquarters. 27 Both parties continued into the Reagan years. 28 Under a succession of leaders, the NSPA also remained active.

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