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 [...]

You Can’t Fight Fascism By Expanding The Police State

By Evan Greer, Fast Company. -

Democracy is in crisis. Donald Trump and his enablers have intentionally emboldened violent white supremacists for the explicit purpose of attempting to overturn an election. The storming of the [...]

The Best Way To Fight Neofascist Republicans Is To Fight Neoliberal Democrats

By Norman Solomon, Reader Supported News. -

The threat of fascism will hardly disappear when Donald Trump moves out of the White House in two weeks. On Capitol Hill, the Republicans who’ve made clear their utter contempt for democracy will [...]

On Contact: Fascism – America’s DNA

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to Gabriel Rockhill about the undercurrents of fascism in America’s DNA, and the US role in internationalizing fascism after World War II through [...]

Free Speech Is More Complicated Than You Think

By Eleanor Goldfield, Art Killing Apathy. -

The truth is – words are dangerous. Words are the catalysts of all action – good or evil. To start with a cliché but solid example: words inspired millions of Germans to direct their ire [...]

On Contact: American Fascists And The Christian Right

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to the Rev. Dr. Mel White about the Christian Right, which Hedges describes as “a homegrown fascist movement.” It has been organizing to take political [...]

The Bush/Cheney Administration Was Far Worse Than Trump

By Glenn Greenwald, Substack. -

That the liberal belief in and fear of a Trump-led fascist dictatorship and violent coup is actually a fantasy — a longing, a desire, a craving — has long been obvious. The Democrats’ own [...]

The Long Shadow Of Racial Fascism

By Alberto Toscano, Black Agenda Report. -

In the wake of the 2016 election, public intellectuals latched onto the new administration’s organic and ideological links with the alt- and far right. But a mass civic insurgency against racial [...]

Confronting Bipartisan Repression And The US-led Axis Of Domination Beyond Election Day

By Ajamu Baraka, Black Agenda Report. -

Chaos, violence, legal challenges, voter suppression and party suppression all culminated in the pathetic display of democratic degeneration on Election Day. After two decades of losing wars, [...]

Deception 2020: One Party, Two Flavors

By Eleanor Goldfield, Art Killing Apathy. -

In this second installment of the Deception 2020 Series, we dig into the so-called Two Party System in order to highlight the stark similarities that drive both the red and blue — namely, [...]

Why We Need To End Capitalism To Defeat Fascism

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

With the presidential election coming up, there is a lot of focus on how the election will go and who will win. One thing is certain, no matter which corporate candidate wins, the people and the [...]

What We Are Up Against: Fascism In The United States

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

Last week, I wrote about what is needed in this moment and urged people to look more deeply, beyond the Biden-Trump spectacle, to understand where we are as a country and what we must do to [...]

Protests Against Greed And Inequality Are Spreading Like Wildfire Through Latin America

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

With attention fixed on this week’s events in Bolivia, you would be excused for not realizing that much of the rest of the region has for weeks also been ablaze in the flames of protest. In [...]