Fear of White genocide | Curio

Fear of White genocide

18 mins | Oct 3, 2017

The motives behind the El Paso shootings may seem obvious - but can we trace back the ideas? “You will not replace us.” “Jew will not replace us.” “Blood and soil.” The fear of a ‘white genocide’ is something that motivates many of the mind-sets on show at far-right rallies. But where does this idea come from? Kevan A. Feshami traces the origins of contemporary white-nationalist thought back to nineteenth-century Germany.

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From Lapham's Quarterly