American history by a people’s historian.

The problem for the rest of the world actually, now, is the containment of the United States.

Divided, we cannot effectively confront the ruling classes, and they know it.

Our actions may have been closer to the acts of Nazi Germany than we would like to admit. Both governments perpetrated imperialist, racist, and genocidal policies.    Editor’s Note: Beginning on September 17th at 7 pm on TPT (Channel 2, Minnesota), PBS will be showing the Ken Burns series on the Vietnam War. Already a […]

Totalitarian movements, Arendt writes, go beyond propaganda and embrace violence.

Into this cauldron of violence with historical antecedents that are often dangerously brushed over, observers on all ideological sides are growing increasingly angry, distraught and confused.

Trump not only refuses to use the term “democracy” in his speeches, he is also doing everything he can to establish the foundations for an overt authoritarian society.

The role of independent media in journalism.

What we do know for sure, is the majority of violence initiated at Fascist rallies, has been due to Neo-Nazis and White Supremacists.

Communities United Against Police Brutality

The corrupt U.S. political system requires a support base grounded in fear, which is why political leaders and the media keep us on the verge of hysteria through the fear of nuclear war and other existential threats.

Here are just a few of the Trump administration actions that have come into my email box in the last few days.  Click the titles to read more and take action. The Wilderness Society: The Trump Administration is Stealing YOUR Land The Nation: The Department of Justice Is Overseeing the Resegregation of American Schools CMD: Ambitious Effort […]

Destroying structures for collective organization is the first step on the road towards fascism.

Russia and China urge diplomacy to resolve a deepening crisis. They want tensions defused.

Antifa, shorthand for anti-fascist organisations, refers to a loose coalition of militant, decentralised, grassroots groups which are opposed to the far-right.

Contains valuable information and links to information about organizing in these Trumpian times.

Turning people into objects to be used to achieve wealth, power or sexual gratification is the core practice espoused by popular culture, from reality television to casino capitalism. Trump personifies this practice.

…when they [antifa] carry out these tactics, they actually squander their moral authority

…the point is that we don’t know the truth and neither does The New York Times

Originally posted on Rise Up Times:
Editor’s Note, September 2, 2017: Some of this article may apply to Charlottesville and to the future of dissent and protests, especially in the U.S. Do we play into the hands of those who are moving us toward a totalitarian state by succumbing to the temptation to use violence…

Originally posted on Rise Up Times:
Calling out hard-left group Antifa’s extremist ideology and aggressive tactics, Noam Chomsky noted: “When confrontation shifts to the arena of violence, it’s the toughest and most brutal who win — and we know who that is.” Is Antifa handing the fascists the pretext they’ve been looking for?    By MintPress…