Category Social movements
Totalitarian movements, Arendt writes, go beyond propaganda and embrace violence.
What we do know for sure, is the majority of violence initiated at Fascist rallies, has been due to Neo-Nazis and White Supremacists.
Trump and the new American authoritarianism; our nation’s growing culture of cruelty; America at war with itself; the “post-truth” world; attacks on the free press and higher education…
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Do we play into the hands of those who are moving us toward a totalitarian state by succumbing to the temptation to use violence in the streets like the neo-Nazi alt-right?
The argument over violence and nonviolence — one of the oldest and most divisive on the left — is back.
One thing I’ve learned over two decades of reporting from dozens of crises around the world: these tactics can be resisted.
Some complain that the Women’s March lacked direction, but more limiting was its lack of shared experiences and knowledge that could rationalize a political objective.
How much of what is produced from the Tar Sands will be consumed by the Military-Industrial Complex?
The days of action surrounding the inauguration of Donald Trump marked a clear rejection of his administration and the global rise of right-wing populism. The inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the United States has unleashed a wave of anger across the country. Faced with the frightening prospect of an authoritarian right-wing government, many […]
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The $54 billion that Trump seeks to remove from the budgets of 19 agencies designed to help the poor, students, public education, academic research and the arts would instead be used to increase the military budget and build a wall along the Mexican border.
The power of nonviolent action is built on the strength and capacity of people, as proven by recent protest movements across the globe.
“We have power.”
The Guardian is launching a new project that will aim to cover a diverse range of new activism.
“Our voices are making a difference, and making it more difficult for them and the administration to undo all of the important consumer protections that we fought so hard for.”
Standing Rock Once more, the living dead have risen to steal the beaten, bloody land, to plunder history, to despoil the one true mother for coins and capital, for power’s poisoned love. So, yet again, tribes have gathered as ancestors had when the criminals first came to murder and plunder, to stand against the storm, […]