Operation Gladio: The Unholy Alliance

By Antony C. Black, Off-guardian.org -

On the hot summer morning of Aug. 2, 1980 a massive explosion ripped apart the main waiting room of the Bologna railway station. Eighty-five people were killed and hundreds more injured. Though [...]

Two Populisms, Not One

By Paul Street, Counterpunch. -

Two very different “populisms” that have arisen in response to neoliberal capitalism in the West. A left-leaning social-democratic “progressive populism” targets the capitalist concentration [...]

United In Exile

By Karen Garcia, Sardonicky. -

With about eight dynasties now possessing as much money as half the entire world's population combined, it is impossible to ignore the fact that extreme wealth inequality is antithetical to the [...]

Ukraine – Poroshenko Launched Clash With Russia To Gain Dictatorial Powers – He Failed

By Staff, Moonofalabama.org -

The gun boats of the Gurza-M class were built on a shipyard that Poroshenko owned at that time. He profited from ordering them. They may be useful for river policing but do not belong at sea. The [...]

Understanding U.S. Fascism: Past And Present

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

People often think that fascism began with Hitler and Mussolini, but fascism actually has its roots in the United States and was exported to other countries. In this extended interview, we speak [...]

What Recent London Demos Say About The State Of The British Left

By Phil Hearse, Greenleft.org.au -

Demonstrations on successive weekends in London last month shone a spotlight on major political rifts — in the major parties and in the political left. On October 13, an extreme right-wing [...]

Colombia Suggests Alliance With Brazil’s Bolsonaro To Overthrow Venezuela’s Maduro

By Adriaan Alsema, Colombiareports.com -

A top Colombian official told Brazilian newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo that its government will support Brazilian’s far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro if he wants to overthrow the socialist [...]

Trump’s Rules Of Engagement For Troops At US-Mexico Border Mirror Those Used By The IDF In Gaza

By Whitney Webb, Mintpressnews.com -

WASHINGTON  — Since President Donald Trump first directed the outrage of his supporters at a Central American migrant caravan making its way towards the United States a little over a week ago, [...]

Financial Press Cheers Election Of Fascist In Brazil

By Alan MacLeod, Fair.org -

Brazil’s controversial elections pitted far-right Jair Bolsonaro against the center-left Workers’ Party candidate Fernando Haddad. But it was clear which candidate international markets—and [...]

Fascism Is Real, But The “Resistance” Is Mostly Fake

By Glen Ford, Blackagendareport.com -

With last weekend’s election of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil, white men’s parties now lead governments that preside over the two largest concentrations of Black people outside Africa. Both Bolsonaro [...]

Fascists Are Good For Stocks

By Doug Henwood, lbo-news.com -

Investors are looking forward to the inauguration of the terrifying fascist Jair Bolsonaro as president of Brazil on January 1. And they look to dreading the inauguration of the moderate social [...]

It’s Time To Go On The Offensive Against Racism

By George Lakey, Wagingnonviolence.org -

When I read this in the morning paper, my heart stopped: Just 40 minutes away from me, the white mother of black children in New Jersey was repeatedly harassed via Facebook by a stranger, who [...]

The Cult Of Trump

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

Cult leaders arise from decayed communities and societies in which people have been shorn of political, social and economic power. The disempowered, infantilized by a world they cannot control, [...]

Brazil: The Indispensable Need For Resistance

By Carlos Aznárez, Resumen-english.org -

The die is cast. There are no longer any polls that can be used to draw un provable results. The truth is that a fascist has come to the presidency of Brazil by a vote of millions. The fact is [...]

Brazil: How Could A Far-Right Demagogue Win The Election?

By Jorge Martin, Marxist.com -

Bolsonaro won the second round of the Brazilian presidential election with 55 percent of the vote, defeating Haddad – the Workers’ Party (PT) candidate – who received 45 percent. Any hopes of a [...]