Xenophobia

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Xenophobia

Hatred of foreigners. Xenophobia can cause trouble in business; one may, for example, refuse to hire a foreigner who may be better qualified for a position than a native candidate. In many jurisdictions, xenophobic business practices may violate anti-discrimination law. Xenophobia in business should be distinguished from refusing to hire foreigners who are not legally authorized to work.
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Le gouvernement, poursuit le journal, est informe des attaques xenophobes contre les ressortissants etrangers, relevant que la societe civile condamne egalement cette violence.
African Business October 2007 issue) addressed an issue that, if we are not careful, could brand the Rainbow Nation as a land of xenophobes.
Omer Taspinar, a scholar at the Brookings Institution, argued that Erdogan needed to avoid playing into the hands of the PKK and the "deep state", a network of xenophobes, militarists and armchair generals who despise the Kurds and the government and would probably welcome a foreign policy fiasco.
Attacks on the Welsh language by ignorant xenophobes are cultural racism pure and simple, and should not be allowed.
Too often, it seems, the pro-immigration types are willing to tolerate the reconquistas to get more bodies at their marches, while the restrictionists are happy to have anyone flooding Congress with letters and e-mails, even xenophobes.
Continued Fitrakis and Wasserman, "Berlet describes CNP members as not only traditional conservatives, but also nativists, xenophobes, white racial supremacists, homophobes, sexists, militarists, authoritarians, reactionaries and 'in some cases outright neo-fascists.
One doesn't want to give aid, even inadvertently, to xenophobes for whom the misdeeds of the State of Israel are an excuse to unleash Jew-hatred.
Xenophobes sometimes seem hard pressed to decide which they dislike more: immigrants who don't work, acting as a drain on social services, or immigrants who do work, thereby "stealing" jobs from domestic workers and driving down wages.
19) makes those of us who oppose this invasion from the south appear like xenophobes and unchristian.
Following the Cold War, the conventional wisdom on any the North Atlantic democracies held that there was a new struggle between the enlightened, progressive forces of internationalism -- symbolized by the global market and/or supranational regional blocs like the European Union--and nationalists, who were dismissed contemptuously as racists, xenophobes, and protectionists who failed to understand economics.
Those of us who protested then about the shameful sell-off were branded xenophobes.
But now along comes a succession of Administration officials, government bureaucrats and Congressional xenophobes to bash Mexico with renewed vigor.