Tag Archives: alt-right

The Fall of the “Alt-Right” Came From Anti-Fascism

While the white nationalist ability for self-sabotage can be impressive, it misses the most critical factor in the story of every white supremacist loss: They failed because of effective anti-fascist organizing.

Henry A. Giroux | The Ghost of Fascism in the Age of Trump

Power, culture, politics, finance and everyday life now merge in ways that are unprecedented and pose a threat to democracies all over the world.

Why Lawsuits Are Not Enough to Stop the Far Right

What this shows is not that legal solutions aren’t valuable…but that they provide ample additional organizing opportunities.

Communities United Against Police Brutality

Janet Contursi | Liberals and Ultra-leftists: A Marriage Made in Hell

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.

Noam Chomsky: Antifa Is a ‘Major Gift’ to the Right

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

Chris Hedges Responds to Criticism of ‘Antifa’ Column

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

Chris Hedges | How ‘Antifa’ Mirrors the ‘Alt-Right’

The corporate state welcomes this violence because violence is a language it can speak with a proficiency and ruthlessness that none of these groups can match.

Aviva Chomsky | How (Not) to Challenge Racist Violence

Rather than organizing for change, individuals seek to enact a statement about their own righteousness.

Chomsky: Antifa, Bringing Violence and Playing into the Alt-Right’s Hands

Certain Antifa members have been caught on video harassing minorities, whom they have labeled “fascists” just for disagreeing with them.

Don’t feed the trolls — how to combat the alt-right

In a battle for morals, imagery and messaging is everything. If we lose the PR battle, even if we are ultimately on the right side of justice, we may give the alt-right ammunition they desperately need.

Anti-Fascism and Revolution

The network of fascists that adopted national liberation as a guiding principle then began to infiltrate leftist networks and commit terrorist attacks against innocent civilians across Europe.

Totalitarianism in the age of Trump: lessons from Hannah Arendt

As Pollock says: “What she was afraid of was the tendency to devalue action, for the economic to overtake the political.”

Chris Hedges | Make America Ungovernable

We will do ourselves a great disservice if we underestimate this regime and where it is going.”

Hey Media, We Don’t Need Another Glossy Profile on That Nazi Dork

The balance between covering hate and promoting it is a difficult one, and one that we shouldn’t dismiss out of hand.