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Jennifer Saul
University of Waterloo
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Until recently, the accepted wisdom in the US was that overt racism would doom a national political campaign. This led to the use of covert messaging strategies like dogwhistles. Recent political events have called this wisdom into question. In this paper, I explore what has happened in recent years to our norms against racist speech, and to the ways that they are applied. I describe several mechanisms that seem to have contributed to the changes that I outline.
Keywords Racism  Xenophobia  Trump  Brexit
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DOI 10.1093/arisup/akz001
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Difference, Cultural Racism and Anti-Racism.Tariq Modood - 2000 - In Bernard Boxill (ed.), Race and Racism. Oxford University Press.

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What’s Wrong with Dogwhistles.Carlos Santana - forthcoming - Journal of Social Philosophy.

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