Life In The US Has The Hallmarks Of A “Low-Grade War Zone”

By Patrick Farnsworth, Truthout. -

Countless red flags have sprung up in recent months indicating a creeping authoritarianism coming into full form. Vigilante forms of far right “justice” have become commonplace, as in [...]

Labor Must Make Defense Of Black Lives Its Own Imperative

By King Downing and Frances Madeson, Black Agenda Report. -

Black trade unionists across the U.S. are calling on the labor movement to defend Black Lives Matter protesters and to fight racism in their own ranks. The attacks by police and increasingly [...]

DHS Official: Department Wanted To Down Play Far-Right Violence

On September 9, the news came out that a whistleblower within the Department of Homeland Security had filed a complaint about the department’s Trump-appointed leadership instructing him to [...]

Chris Hedges: American Bloodlands

By Chris Hedges, Scheer Post. -

The tinder that could soon ignite widespread violent conflagrations throughout the United States lies ominously stacked around us. Millions of disenfranchised white Americans, who see no way out [...]

DHS: White Supremacists Are Greatest Terror Threat

White supremacists present the gravest terror threat to the United States, according to a draft report from the Department of Homeland Security. Two later draft versions of the same document — [...]

Trump Incites Vigilante Violence Against Peaceful Protests

By Joseph Kishore, WSWS. -

In the week since a fascistic gunman killed two protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin and seriously wounded a third, the Trump administration and its allies within the media and political [...]

US Faces A ‘Perfect Storm’ Of Political Violence

By Christopher Mathias, Huff Post. -

Law enforcement and other authorities used force while intervening in nearly 400 Black Lives Matter protests since police killed George Floyd in May, according to new data that paints the [...]

Chris Hedges: ‘We Are In A Dangerous Time’

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

When we last interviewed Chris Hedges in December, we spoke about the coming uprising and whether the left was ready for it. Now we are in the midst of a nationwide rebellion against police [...]

The Victims Of The Kenosha Protest Shooting

By Sarah Ruiz-Grossman, Huff Post. -

Friends and family remembered two men shot dead while attending protests Tuesday night for Jacob Blake, a Black man shot in the back Sunday by a Kenosha, Wisconsin, police officer.  Police [...]

On Right-wing Violence In Texas, Media’s Silence Sends Message

By Henry Brannan, Nation of Change. -

Hank Gilbert, the Democratic challenger to Rep. Louie Gohmert in Texas’ 1st congressional district, held a rally in Tyler, Texas, on July 26 against federal law enforcement agencies’ recent [...]

If You’re Watching Portland, Watch This Courthouse In New Mexico, Too

By Charles P. Pierce, Esquire. -

The events in Portland understandably have raised serious concerns that the various white-nationalist militias, having infiltrated various police departments, might decide en masse to “help” the [...]