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Charlottesville is America everywhere

On Friday evening in Charlottesville, a coordinated group of white supremacists marched through the University of Virginia campus holding torches, shouting "white lives matter", and setting the stage for the Unite the Right rally on Saturday. The rally, which protested against the removal of Confederate monuments and sculptures within the city, galvanised white supremacists from various groups, most notably Ku Klux Klan sympathisers, Neo-Nazis, and leaders of the so-called "alt-right" movement. 

With their faces unmasked and identities uncloaked, the protesters raised their arms and chanted "blood and soil", in the Nazi tradition, not fearing their association with the...read more

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