Sylvia Taschka: Trump’s America shines bright for Europe’s radical New Right
Trump has helped make the New Right’s way of looking at things much more politically and socially acceptable – in a way none of its members had likely dared to dream before the election of November 2016.
Laura Flanders: Can it happen here?
White nationalists have been targeting bookstores and libraries across the country for a while, in one instance, going so far as to threaten to burn the store down. Elsewhere, progressive groups are facing threats of violence and intimidation on campus.
Henry Giroux: Trump’s fascist efforts to demolish democracy
Fascist politics is once again on the rise in the United States, Europe and Latin America. As an echo from the past, its principles and attitudes are re-emerging in a populist … Continue reading →
Laura Flanders: Is Donald Trump Responsible for Violence? Yes.
Is Donald Trump responsible for unhinged violence against innocent people? Absolutely. You only have to look at Yemen to see that. Since pipe bombs started targeting prominent critics of the … Continue reading →
Marc Jampole: What the Murders Teach Us
Antisemitism was the cause, but automatic weapons were the method. Reactions by Jews and non-Jews to the massacre of 11 people at Tree Of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh overwhelmed my … Continue reading →
Rahima Nasa: Four Men Arrested Over Unrest During 2017 “Unite the Right” Rally in Charlottesville
The four are members or associates of the Rise Above Movement, a white supremacist group based in Southern California, prosecutors say. . . Federal prosecutors on Tuesday announced they had … Continue reading →
Jake Johnson: After Warning Congresswoman ‘Be Careful,’ Trump Has Yet to Denounce Lynching Threats Made Against Maxine Waters
Highlighting attacks on Waters by the president and right-wing media, one commentator said of the death threats: “This is exactly what they wanted.” “As the president has continued to lie … Continue reading →
Fred Everett Maus: Nazis in Charlottesville
Friday August 11, 2017 These days my emotional life doesn’t extend beyond Trump’s Korean brinksmanship and Charlottesville’s imminent white supremacist rally, the two competing for my terrified attention. “I am … Continue reading →
Eva-Maria Simms: Fascism is never democratic
It was St. Patrick’s Day weekend in 2016, and I was out in my garden digging the ground in preparation for the spring planting season. The day was warm, and … Continue reading →
Zenobia Jeffries: Charlottesville Was Not a “Protest Turned Violent,” It Was a Planned Race Riot
Isn’t it time for the media to be honest and call white supremacists the domestic terrorists that they are? In July of last year, after The New York Post ran … Continue reading →