Tag: Xenophobia

‘Star Trek Beyond’ Cast Rip ‘Clown-Like’ Donald Trump

Actors Chris Pine and Simon Pegg, stars of the upcoming film Star Trek Beyond, said the film is about different races and species of people welcoming their differences and coming together to solve problems — a quality they said is not shared by presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump.

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Heilemann: Xenophobia Has ‘Been Ascendant In the Republican Party’

Bloomberg Politics Managing Editor and co-host of Bloomberg TV’s “With All Due Respect” John Heilemann argued, “Nationalism, populism, xenophobia” have “been ascendant in the Republican Party” on Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Hardball.” Heilemann said, during a discussion about GOP presidential candidate

Joe Biden Knows Nothing About Know-Nothings

Vice President Joe Biden attacked Republicans as xenophobic for opposing illegal immigration on Tuesday, likening them to the “Know-Nothing party back at the end of the nineteenth century.” However, the Know-Nothings were done by 1860.

Boko Haram Threatens to Execute South Africans over Xenophobia

Boko Haram, the Islamist terrorist organization, has threatened to kill all South Africans in Nigeria, Niger, Chad and the surrounding region, according to media reports based on a video allegedly released by the group. The threat came as a response to a wave of xenophobic attacks in South Africa, in which ordinary South Africans, primarily blacks, have killed, maimed, abused and expelled other Africans throughout the country, killing seven thus far and displacing thousands.