Editor quits food magazine after joking about killing vegans

LONDON — The editor of a British food magazine resigned Wednesday after sparking a furor with a joke about running stories on “killing vegans.” Waitrose Food magazine said editor William Sitwell had quit, adding that it considered this “the right and proper move.” Freelance journalist Selene Nelson told BuzzFeed News that after she pitched a […]

Secretary of State Pompeo calls for end to fighting in Yemen

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on Tuesday for a cessation of hostilities in Yemen and said U.N.-led negotiations to end the civil war should begin next month. In a statement, Pompeo said missile and drone strikes by Iran-allied Houthi rebels against Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates should stop, […]

Croatia, Affective Nationalism and the World Cup

At this year’s World Cup, the Croatian national team made it to the finals, in which they played the French national team and walked away with the silver medal. A small country from south-eastern Europe with just 4 million inhabitants and without a representative national football stadium of its own achieved a ‘historical success‘, as […]

Interview with Anti-Semitism Historian Deborah Lipstadt

October 30, 2018  05:45 PM DER SPIEGEL: Professor Lipstadt, the trial of the Holocaust denier David Irving trial took place in London. How do you feel when you come back to the city today? Lipstadt: Every time I come to London, I take the same hotel where I stayed then for 12 weeks during […]

A Trump-Bolsonaro bromance could be brewing after Brazilian’s big win

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – He has vowed to drain the swamp, slash regulations and get tough with China. Evangelicals and gun-rights advocates love him. He has denounced the media as “fake news.” Political foes? Lock ‘em up. Supporters of Jair Bolsonaro, far-right lawmaker and presidential candidate of the Social Liberal Party (PSL), react after Bolsonaro […]

Stephen Bannon Tries Rightwing Revolution in Europe

October 29, 2018  05:51 PM Early in the morning, before he grabs for his three cell phones, Stephen Bannon sits in a brown, leather armchair in his bedroom and meditates. Twenty minutes of silence followed by an examination of what lies ahead for the day – and then a bit of what he calls […]

Tommy Robinson ‘stands to make £1m’ on US speaking tour | UK news

Tommy Robinson could make more than £1m from a potential trip to the US next month, making him one of the best funded far-right figures since the second world war, an analysis by anti-fascist campaigners says. The English Defence League founder, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, has been invited to give an address in […]

Mexico honors migrants at Day of the Dead as caravan treks north

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico City dedicated its Day of the Dead parade on Saturday to migrants, just as thousands of Central Americans were trekking from the country’s southern border toward the United States under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump to disband. FILE PHOTO: A caravan of thousands of migrants from Central America, en […]