Proud Boys, Outnumbered By Anti-Fascists, Get Police Escort After 30-Minute Rally

By Christopher Mathias and Andy Campbell, Huffpost.com -

PORTLAND, Ore. ― A few hundred fascists once again invaded Portland for a much-anticipated rally Saturday, but this time were mostly deprived of the violent spectacle they crave, as a much larger [...]

Uncle Sam Was Born Lethal

By Paul Street, Counterpunch.org -

One of the occupational and intellectual hazards of being a historian is that current events often seem far less new to oneself than they do to others. Recently a leftish liberal friend told me [...]

Netanyahu May Survive This Political Crisis, But Israel’s Left Will Not

By Miko Peled, Mintpressnews.com -

JERUSALEM, OCCUPIED PALESTINE — Like a pack of hyenas surrounding a weakened and wounded lion, Israeli politicians are ganging up on an injured, weakened Benjamin Netanyahu. With over ten years [...]

No Publication Will Be Safe If Assange Is Prosecuted

By Bill Blum, Progressive.org -

Unless and until Assange’s prosecution is dismissed, no publication will be safe from the Administration’s vengeance and overreach. The prosecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange under the [...]

Brazil’s Bolsonaro: ‘Exterminator Of The Future’

By Staff, Therealnews.com -

Eight former Brazilian Ministers of Environment issued a warning last week that the government of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro is in the process of systematically destroying Brazil's [...]

Creeping Toward Tyranny

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

The destruction of the rule of law, an action essential to establishing an authoritarian or totalitarian state, began long before the arrival of the Trump administration. The George W. Bush [...]

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 [...]