tracing the roots

The Easterbrook blog’s existence alerted me to all the antisemitism which is online. So I am making an effort to dig up antisemitic tidbits, with the hope that, if I join the others doing so, this will help slow antisemitism down. This article has a peek at the roots.

Antiglobalism’s Jewish Problem
(November/December 2003)

Anti-Semitism is again on the rise. Why now? Blame the backlash against globalization. As public anxiety grows over lost jobs, shaky economies, and political and social upheaval, the Brownshirt and Birkenstock crowds are seeking solace in conspiracy theories. And in their search for the hidden hand that guides the new world order, modern anxieties are merging with old hatreds and the myths on which they rest.

[Foreign Policy]