There’s No Such Thing as Nationalism Without Ethnic Cleansing

What’s happening in the U.S. is the result of one party giving itself over to the goal of making America whiter

Supporters at a Turning Point USA event on the University of Colorado Boulder campus in October 2018. Photo: Paul Aiken/Digital First Media/Boulder Daily Camera via Getty

This kind of definition of in-group and out-group is fundamental to nationalism even when it doesn’t result in genocide.

Just your average progressive political journalist, medieval historian, and Irish rock musician. Yes, I really do have a PhD in medieval history

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