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The emerging Trump resistance
2 years ago

Resistance is building, even before he takes office, beceause we have seen the hate, racism, division and incitements to violence he has spewed out on the campaign trail, we know the vile men he surrounds himself with and we see the danger clearly.

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"Holocaust scholars, across the country, urge America to stand up to Trump:Hundreds of Jewish scholars of the holocaust have signed a statement condemning the “hateful and discriminatory language and threats” against minorities during Donald Trump's presidential campaign, and called on Americans to "resist attempts to place vulnerable groups in the crosshairs of nativist racisms."

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The statement, signed by more than 250 Jewish professors from across America, expresses the need to “evaluate where the country stands” following the election, and “resist the degradation of rights that Mr Trump’s rhetoric has provoked.”

Published in the online LA-based Jewish Journal, the message opens by stating: “As scholars of Jewish history, we are acutely attuned to the fragility of democracies and the consequences for minorities when democracies fail to live up to their highest principles.



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