The Anti-Defamation League has referred to as for Fox Information to fireside prime-time opinion host Tucker Carlson as a result of he defended a white-supremacist concept that claims whites are being “changed” by folks of colour.
In a letter to Fox Information CEO Suzanne Scott on Friday, the pinnacle of the ADL, Jonathan Greenblatt, mentioned Carlson’s “rhetoric was not only a canine whistle to racists — it was a bullhorn.”
The civil rights group listed numerous instances Carlson has used anti-immigrant language. These embody saying immigration makes the U.S. “poorer and dirtier” and questioning whether or not white supremacy is actual. Greenblatt mentioned that “given his lengthy file of race-baiting, we consider it’s time for Carlson to go.”
The white-nationalist “nice alternative concept,” in any other case referred to as “white genocide,” says folks of colour are changing white folks via immigration within the Western world, in response to the Southern Poverty Legislation Middle. Some white supremacists additionally say that Jews and progressive politicians are furthering this modification, the civil rights group says.
The “concept” is a “basic white supremacist trope,” the letter mentioned, noting that it has been linked to mass shootings within the U.S. and New Zealand and was referenced throughout a deadly far-right protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2017.