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1. Racism Rising in the Golden State, and 2. the vile tale of Auschwitz

1. Read this story. It is scary. Make sure you read the comments too. “As minorities move into the Southern California region known as the Inland Empire, white supremacists unleash a hate crime backlash.” There are those of this mindset in Australia — NOT Mr Rabbit, I hasten to add.

2. On a similar tack, last night’s final episode of Auschwitz was compulsive viewing, confirming this as one of the best, most important historical documentary series in many a day. That link is to the PBS version, also very good; go here for the BBC site.
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Posted by on November 4, 2005 in America, culture wars, Europe, fundamentalism and extremism, Holocaust, human rights, racism, right wing politics, TV