[Marxism] The Armed and Anxious White Psyche | Boston Review

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Mon Aug 12 06:29:54 MDT 2019

And yet, the label of terrorism fails to capture that recent white 
supremacist violence is not ideologically opposed to the U.S. 
nation-state. Despite insistent parallels drawn between recent shootings 
and Islamic terrorism, such violence is less a foreign ideological 
strain than it is a founding DNA. As Dunbar-Ortiz puts it, white 
nationalists are not marginal to the American project; they must be 
“understood as the spiritual descendants of the settlers.”


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