March 15, 2019

THE FACE OF TERROR:

U.K. SUPPORT FOR POLITICAL EXTREMISM IS HIGHER AMONG WHITES, A STUDY SHOWS (TOM JACOBS, 3/14/19, Pacific Standard)

What mental image does the term "violent protester" conjure? How about "terrorist"?

A new study reports that, in a survey of people living in Britain, support for political extremism was twice as high among whites than among those of Pakistani heritage.

"This raises concerns about right-wing extremism, and suggests that a focus on tackling Islamic fundamentalism is flawed," lead author Kamaldeep Bhui of Queen Mary University of London said in announcing the study's findings.

Posted by at March 15, 2019 10:05 AM

  

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