Theresa May sees no equivalence between fascists and those who oppose them

Theresa May sees no equivalence between fascists and those who oppose them

May said that it is important for all those in positions of responsibility to condemn far-right views. The U.K. prime minister was speaking on 16 August, the day after US President Donald Trump claimed that anti-fascist protesters were partially to blame for violence at a far-right rally. Trump has come in for criticism since he made these latest controversial remarks, with Republican Senator John McCain tweeting Theres no moral equivalency between racists and Americans standing up to defy hate and bigotry. The President of the United States should say so. 4 days ago
Charlottesville protest revives Confederate statue removal battle

Charlottesville protest revives Confederate statue removal battle

In Memphis, Tennessee, the city is suing the state for the removal of a bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest, an early Ku Klux Klan leader, which stands in the capitol. In Frankfort, Kentucky, its a statue of the Jefferson Davis, that has drawn ire from the local NAACP chapter for years. In Jacksonville, Florida, Anna Lopez Brosche, president of the city council, has requested the city take a full inventory...of all publicly displayed Confederate symbols on public property, and develop a plan to relocate them. Its all part of the age-old controversy which has has regained national attention......in the wake of Charlottesville, Virginias deadly Unite the Right rally. The rally was held in response to the city councils decision to remove the Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesvilles Lee Park, to be renamed Emancipation Park. According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, over 700 Confederate monuments and statues remain on U.S. public land 4 days ago