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‘It’s not a moment for calm’ – take thugs at their word

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Simon Schama

Published: 22 November 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

WATCH: 'It's not a moment for calm': Simon Schama on Trump's victory - BBC Newsnight 10.11.16 [8:14]
Historian Simon Schama and writer Melanie Phillips lock horns as they discuss the implications of Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential elections with Evan Davis.

What to do about Trump? The same thing my grandfather did in 1930s Vienna
– Liel Leibovitz- Tablet Magazine 14.11.16
Historical analogies are always flawed, but some moral principles shine eternal.

A former neo-Nazi warns against complacency in new Trump era
– Cathryn J. Prince – The Times of Israel 21.11.16
The resurgence of antisemitism in the US and around the world provided a sombre backdrop for the ADL conference, Never is Now, the first meeting of its kind in the organisation’s history. The daylong event focused on contemporary antisemitism, the challenges and threats Jewish communities worldwide face.

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Get inspired by the Muslim woman who hid a Jew’s yellow star with her veil – Lana Adler – The Forward 17.11.16
An amazing historical photo shows a Muslim-Jewish alliance that's crucial to remember during the Trump era.

US Jewish rights leader vows to register as Muslim if Trump establishes database on Muslims in America
– May Bulman – The Independent 19.11.16
‘We have painful memories of when we ourselves were identified, registered and tagged,’ says Jonathan Greenblatt, head of the Anti-Defamation League.


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