Revolution In An Age Of Resurgent Fascism

By Atlee McFellin, Hampton Think. -

The late sociologist Erik Olin Wright used the phrase “ruptural transformation” as stand-in for revolution, inaccurately summarizing this as “Smash first, build second.” His immensely popular and [...]

White Supremacy, Nazism And Fascism R U.S.

By Philippe Gendrault and Wendy C. Ong, Black Agenda Report. -

Writing these words during the Thanksgiving “celebration” is sadly ironic as it illustrates the contradictions of a culture that has yet to reconcile itself with its colonial and white [...]

Bolivia Remains Relentless Against Coup Plotters

By Alejandra Garcia, Resumen. -

October 20 Bolivia will mark two years since what became the preamble to a violent and bloody coup d’état against former president Evo Morales (2006-2019). On that day, as the people went to the [...]

On Contact: Undercurrents Of American Fascism

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On January 6, 2021, a mob, incited by outgoing US President Donald Trump, stormed the US Capitol building, in an attempt to halt the in-session congressional certification of the 2020 election [...]

September 7th: The Greatest Crime

By Marcelo Zero, Brasil Wire. -

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro  just appropriated Brazil’s September 7, Independence Day holiday for his own political purposes. If he had appropriated Rio’s Cristo Redentor statue or [...]

Fascist Plots: Contemporary Lessons From The 1934 ‘Business Plot’

By Gabriel Rockhill, Liberation School. -

Six months ago, on January 6, 2021, a racist mob, incited by outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump, stormed the U.S. Capitol in a chaotic attempt to prevent the congressional certification of the [...]

Fascist Free 503: Notes On Holding The Streets In Salem

By It's Going Down. -

Far-Right groups announced their March 29th car rally event from Sandy to Salem a month ahead of the event. People in Salem began planning a counter-demonstration early on. In January, Proud boys [...]

That’s Not ‘How Fascism Works’

By Madeleine Freeman, Left Voice. -

Donald Trump’s election in 2016 was a watershed moment in the national and international arena, one that marked a new step in the accelerated decline and crisis of the U.S. empire after 2008. [...]

Enabling A Fascist Putsch And Empowering A Big Lie

By Werner Lange, Hampton Think. -

January 6, like December 7 eighty years earlier, will forever live in history as a day of infamy. Yet unlike the foreign military attack on the US base in Pearl Harbor in 1941, the domestic [...]

Nine Reasons Why There Was No People’s Rebellion Against A Fascist President

By Paul Street, Counterpunch. -

Last Friday’s New York Times included Paul Krugman’s elementarily accurate editorial observation that “Donald Trump…is indeed a fascist – an authoritarian willing to use violence to achieve his [...]

The Capitol Was Stormed Long Ago

By Shane Burley, Protean Magazine. -

There are key flashpoints that define the Trump years. The escalator speech. The “total and complete shutdown.” Charlottesville. But these were not qualitatively dissimilar from the bulk of his [...]

Lessons From The Attack On The US Capitol

By Phil Wilayto, Popular Resistance. -

What happened Jan. 6 at the U.S. Capitol was a violent takeover of Congress by a fascist mob, not a “protest by Trump supporters.” And, although five people died and there were more than 50 [...]

History Teaches Us Three Critical Steps To Stopping Fascism

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

On January 6, 2021, thousands of Trump supporters rallied in Washington, DC at the White House with President Trump and then marched to the Capitol as the presidential election was being [...]

False Equivalencies Re Antifa/Fascism

By Eleanor Goldfield, Art Killing Apathy. -

I read Glenn Greenwald’s latest article titled “Violence in the Capitol, Dangers in the Aftermath” and found myself nodding in agreement with 95% of what he wrote. But there was one big problem [...]