US media campaigns against Confederate flag at South Carolina capital in Columbia, urges Republican Party to lead fight against Southern symbol. Calls it a flag of “treason”.
Former Texas Governor and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry says SC Confederate flag “divides people“.
Former Massachusetts governor and GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney echoes NAACP demand that SC Confederate flag be removed.
Texas US Senator and Republican presidential nominee Ted Cruz denounces “racism” and returns donation from head of Council of Conservative Citizens.
Confederate monument in Charleston, South Carolina vandalized.
Call for Black solidarity against Whites in the South and the former plantation colonies of Central and South America.
Danish People’s Party gain 21% of vote in national election. Anti-immigration, EU-skeptic party now second largest in Denmark.
Pro-business, bourgeois media blame rise of nationalist, anti-immigration parties in Europe on “ignorance”.
Marine Le Pen and Geert Wilders lead new Right-wing, anti-immigration bloc in EU parliament, increasing their resources and power.
An estimated three hundred thousand to a million people rally in Rome, Italy against gay marriage.
Thousands protest immigration in Slovakia and efforts by EU to send African migrants in Greece and Italy throughout Europe.
Sweden Democrats now at 20% in the polls. Anti-immigration party growing quickly in Sweden.