Protests Sweep Japan To As Right-Wing Government Pushes For Further Militarization

By Elliott Gabriel, -

TOKYO — Massive protests took place across Japan on Thursday to mark 71st Constitution Memorial Day as tens of thousands of people rallied against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s continued attempts [...]

Academic Black Shirts Brutally Assault Students In France

By Gabriel Rockhill, -

In scenes reminiscent of Mussolini’s black shirts, a dozen or so militants dressed in black, some wearing ski masks, brutally beat peaceful protesters who were participating in a general assembly [...]

Trump’s Military Parade Will Not Include Heavy Vehicles

By Associated Press. -

Donald Trump looks set to get the military parade he wants in Washington, on Veterans Day in November. But a Pentagon planning memo issued on Thursday and released on Friday said the parade being [...]

Democrats Become The Party Of Military & Intelligence Candidates

By Patrick Martin, -

An extraordinary number of former intelligence and military operatives from the CIA, Pentagon, National Security Council and State Department are seeking nomination as Democratic candidates for [...]

Italians March To Protest Fascism, Racism, Labor, Vaccines

By Staff, -

ROME (AP) — Students opposing a neo-fascist party have scuffled with police in Milan at one of at least a dozen rallies being held across Italy on the last weekend for political action before the [...]

How We Fight Fascism

By Chris Hedges, -

In 1923 the radical socialist and feminist Clara Zetkin gave a report at the Communist International about the emergence of a political movement called fascism. Fascism, then in its infancy, was [...]

The Importance Of Antifa In Confronting Fascism

By Mark Bray, -

Before analyzing anti-fascism, we must first briefly examine fascism. More than perhaps any other mode of politics, fascism is notoriously difficult to pin down. The challenge of defining fascism [...]

How Corporate Power Killed Democracy

By Richard Moser, -

By Richard Moser for Counter Punch - The rise of Corporate Power was the fall of democracy. Over the long haul, US politics has revolved around a deep tension between democracy and an [...]

Fascism In America: A Preventable Danger

By Richard E. Rubenstein, -

By Richard E. Rubenstein for TRANSCEND Media Service - Over the past few months, the possibility of a fascist America has moved from the realm of academic speculation to that of common concern. [...]

Media Freedom Threatened Throughout The World

By Staff of Article 19 - “For the first time, we have a comprehensive and holistic overview of the state of free of expression and information around the world. Unfortunately, our findings show [...]

Fascism Came To America Wrapped In Rainbow Flag & Wearing A Pussyhat

By Caitlin Johnstone, -

By Caitlin Johnstone for Information Clearing House - It’s a good quote, whoever said it. It warns that if manipulative oppressors are going to seize control of a nation’s government, they will [...]

Fixation On Trump’s Crimes Distracts From Criminal System

By John Steppling, -

By John Steppling for Counter Punch - I cannot remember U.S. culture ever being quite so compromised by ruling class control. Hollywood turns out one jingoistic and militaristic and racist film [...]

Our Ever-Deadlier Police State

By Chris Hedges, -

By Chris Hedges for Truth Dig - None of the reforms, increased training, diversity programs, community outreach and gimmicks such as body cameras have blunted America’s deadly police assault, [...]

Univ. Of Florida Drowns Out White Supremacist

By Alex Harris and Martin Vassolo, -

By Alex Harris and Martin Vassalo for the Miami Herald. When prominent white nationalist Richard Spencer came to the University of Florida on Thursday, incidents of violence were limited because [...]

The Front Lines Of Antifascism In Eastern Germany

By Morgan Meaker, -

By Morgan Meaker for Pacific Standard - A shy grin spreads across Maximillian's face as he stretches out his arm to show where he was bitten by a Nazi. A faint, teeth-shaped scar marks where the [...]

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