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US Ppesident Donald Trump speaks to the press about protests in Charlottesville after his statement on the infrastructure discussion in the lobby at Trump Tower in New York. Photograph: Jim Watson /AFP/Getty

US president Donald Trump buoyed the white nationalist movement on Tuesday as no president has done in generations, equating activists protesting raci(...)

US president Donald Trump speaks to the press about protests in Charlottesville after his statement on the infrastructure discussion in the lobby at Trump Tower in New York. Photograph: Jim Watson/Getty

“What I just saw,” a visibly stunned Chuck Todd said on MSNBC, “gave me the wrong kind of chills. Honestly, I’m a bit shaken by what I just heard.” (...)

A Confederate flag held by a Cork supporter after the hurling All-Ireland quarter-final in 2015. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Cork GAA officers have condemned the practice by a small number of Cork supporters of flying the Confederate flag at Cork GAA matches. The officers h(...)

There was clear and indisputable video evidence of the white nationalist protesters in Charlottesville last weekend. Their faces weren’t hidden under the traditional attire of hoods and robes. Photograph: Edu Bayer/New York Times

All of 100 years ago, a US supreme court justice, Louis Brandeis, had this to say about wrong-doing: “Publicity is justly commended as a remedy for so(...)

US president Donald Trump: he criticised “alt-left” groups that he claimed were “very, very violent” when they sought to confront  nationalist and Nazi groups that had gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia, to protest at the removal of a statue of Confederate general Robert E Lee from a park. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

US president Donald Trump angrily defended himself last night against criticism that he did not specifically condemn Nazi and white supremacist groups(...)

 US President Donald  Trump (C) arrives beside Senior Advisor to President Trump, Jared Kushner (L) and CEO of Merck Kenneth Frazier (R), for a meeting with CEOs of manufacturing companies in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, in February . Photogrpah: Michael Reynolds/EPA

The chief executives of Intel, Merck and Under Armour have resigned from US president Donald Trump’s American Manufacturing Council, following Mr Trum(...)

Torch-bearing white nationalists rally around a statue of Thomas Jefferson near the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville. Photograph: Edu Bayer/The New York Times

Within hours of the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, the fight between white supremacists and everyone else moved from the streets to the digita(...)

Torch-bearing white nationalists rally around a statue of Thomas Jefferson near the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville on August 11th. Photograph: Edu Bayer/The New York Times

“The past is never dead. In fact, it’s not even past.” So wrote the great Southern author William Faulkner. I was reminded of his quote as I watched t(...)

Charlottesville: A day of shame 0:50

History presents every US president with moments that call on them to ascend to true leadership; opportunities to embody the moral authority of that o(...)

US President Donald Trump, under heavy political pressure from Democrats and Republicans alike, on Monday condemned white supremacists who rallied in (...)

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