The US Is Borrowing Its Way To Fascism

By Richard D. Wolff, Information Clearinghouse. -

Viewing the GOP convention seemed a little like binge-watching the last several years’ parade of none-too-subtle signs of incipient fascism. We saw extreme nationalism, scapegoating immigrants [...]

Germany: Extreme Right Marches Under Anti-Lockdown Banner

By Hans-Gerd Öfinger, Der Funke. -

The large Berlin demonstration and rally against the federal government's corona policy on August 29 was a moral victory for the right and neo-Nazis. Pictures of fascists occupying the stairs to [...]

Understanding Trump’s Plan In Portland Could Be Key To Preventing A Coup

By George Lakey, Waging Nonviolence. -

One key to a winning strategy is to figure out what the opponent’s strategy is and refuse to be manipulated — in Portland and in the other cities on Trump’s target list. Federal intervention [...]

Chris Hedges: America Faces A Historic Choice — “Ugly Corporate Tyranny” Or Revolution

By Chauncey Devega, Salon. -

Time is broken in Donald Trump's America. Minutes feel like hours, hours feel like days. Weeks are months, and months are years. And there is an overwhelming sense of time warped by dread as the [...]

From ‘I Have a Dream’ To ‘I Can’t Breathe’

By Katu Arkonada,  La Jornada. -

The killing of George Floyd is just the tip of the iceberg of a system based on racism and class discrimination that allows 99% of deaths at the hands of the police to go unpunished, during the [...]

Trump Sends Unambiguous Message To Police And Vigilantes

By Adam Weinstein, The New Republic. -

It is time to embrace the parallels, to be unafraid to speak a clear truth: Whether by design or lack of it, Donald Trump and the Republican Party operate an American state that they have [...]

Trump Labels Anitfa As A Terrorist Organization Without Any Basis In Fact

By Telesur English. -

United States President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday that the U.S. will go ahead and label Antifa as a “terrorist organization,” raising serious concerns about the unconstitutionality of such a [...]

Brazil: Right Wing Militias On The Loose

By Shobhan Saxena, The Hindu. -

On Wednesday, a police team picked up two men from a luxury condominium by a lake in Brasilia. They also seized posters with photos of heavily-armed men in full military gear, calling for a [...]

A Delusional Nation In Decline

By Jared Yates Sexton, The Muckrake. -

In recent weeks, the fabricated “Reopen America” movement, funded and focused by Right Wing billionaires and conservative media, has led to protests around the country, including in Michigan, [...]

The Unspoken Spread Of Fascism

By Fred Nagel, LA Progressive. -

It is difficult for most Americans to judge just how dangerous Donald Trump might be. It is not that the clues are missing; there is a daily list of lies, racist comments, misogynist ramblings, [...]

Are Armed Right-Wing Protests A Harbinger Of Fascism?

By John Leslie, Socialist Resurgence. -

Protests continue to call for the reopening of the economy, with demonstrations in Michigan, Massachusetts, Texas, California, and other states. Many of the protesters are armed with rifles and [...]

Covid-19 Is Bringing Us Into A Hyper-Surveilled, Highly Policed Fascist Dystopia

By Rainer Shea, SeeYouIn2020. -

We must understand that the crisis we’ve entered into will never end, at least not for as long as our neoliberal capitalist system isn’t replaced with a socialist model. In the U.S., as well as [...]

Fascists Are Using COVID-19 To Advance Their Agenda

By Ejeris Dixon, Truthout. -

The COVID-19 crisis is a story of a predictable pandemic. It is a result of the willful ignorance of the impact of the climate crisis and unsustainable expansion, a failure of multiple [...]

COVID-19: Seeds Of Revolution Grown On Capitalism’s Corpse?

By Gilbert Mercier, New Junkie Post. -

As the global COVID-19 crisis builds up its incredible momentum, for which an apex is still months to come, the mainstream media and so-called policymakers are dazed and confused, lost in graphs [...]

Interview With Chris Hedges: Coronavirus, Climate Change And What’s Next

A live XRTV #alonetogether interview with Chris Hedges, American journalist and author. Chris won the Pulitzer Prize while at the New York Times and has written a number of groundbreaking books [...]