Tag Archives: fascism

Chris Hedges |”Fascism in the Age of Trump”

“Collective self-delusion…”

Chris Hedges | Only Nonviolent Resistance Will Destroy Corporate State

“We’re at that point where Mother Earth is crying out for a revolution. Mother Earth is crying out for a new direction.”

In Conversation with Henry Giroux (Video)

critical issues within Education, Culture and Society as applied to culture, politics, and resistance today.

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.

Fascism Here We Come: the Rise of the Reactionary Right and the Collapse of “The Left”

…much of “the left” – if one could call them that, have turned to increasingly desperate statements and actions in an effort to become relevant again to American politics. 

Pluralism vs. Authoritarianism: Gar Alperovitz with Laura Flanders

From the gloom and crises of today Alperovitz sees a new pluralistic egalitarian economy emerging.

Hate Crimes, Resistance, and Revolutionaries: Stories by Chris Hedges (Videos)

Chris Hedges on religious extremism and hate crimes, resistance to fascism, and true revolutionaries.

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.

WaPo’s Laziest Columnist Calls Protesters ‘Fascists,’ Equates Them to Manchester Bomber

Cohen would, conveniently, avoid the substance of the Middlebury dispute, dismissing the overarching scientific racism advanced by Murray as “beside the point.”

Sleepwalking Toward Global War: Bernadette Devlin McAliskey on the Rise of Fascism Today

“Our simplistic historic understanding of fascism needs to be challenged,” warns McAliskey, “fascism is not German, it’s not the Nazism of the Second World War … it starts in the heads of individuals with the idea that what keeps you disadvantaged is that some lesser breed has taken what belongs to you.”

After James Comey’s Firing, Who Will Stop Trump’s Tinpot Dictatorship?

Is it any wonder that experts on authoritarianism and fascism have been sounding the alarm bell for many months now?

Henry Giroux | Shutting Down American-Style Authoritarianism

Neo-fascist policies and practices now feed a war culture and demand more than a political and moral outrage.

Henry A. Giroux | Trump’s War on Dangerous Memory and Critical Thought

Historical legacies of racist oppression and dangerous memories can be troublesome for the neo-fascist now governing American society.

Chris Hedges | The Return of American Race Laws

The central tenet of fascism is always that war cleanses society and that the “virtues” that war inculcates in its combatants and survivors provide a new moral vigor.

Evergreene Digest: U.S. Veterans Just Turned Against Donald Trump and It Is Going Viral

In just his third day in office, Donald Trump screwed hundreds of thousands of veterans out of better pay, and thousands more out of potential jobs.

Robert Fisk | We are not living in a ‘post-truth’ world, we are living the lies of others

But justice is not on the menu. This is a word which few politicians, statesmen, even journalists, any longer use.

John Pilger | The Issue is Not Trump, It is Us

“When the truth is replaced by silence,” said the Soviet dissident poet Yevtushenko, “the silence is a lie.”

Henry A. Giroux | War Culture, Militarism and Racist Violence Under Donald Trump

War has been redefined in the age of global capitalism: it has expanded its boundaries and now shapes all aspects of society.

Chris Hedges | Fooled Again

The criminal gangs that deliver migrants to Europe make about $100 million a month for their work. They exploit and traffic human beings just as highly paid CEOs do.

Paul Jay Interviews Henry Giroux | Neofascism of the Law and Order Candidate (Video/Transcript)

How do the conditions that inform today’s social and economic struggles differ from those that prevailed in the 1930s, when the United States entered an era of progressive reform?

In part, the U.S. today lacks organized labor movements, and the ruling class exhibits no sense of obligation to guarantee the well-being of the general public, cultural critic Henry Giroux tells The Real News Network’s Paul Jay. (Alexander Reed Kelly on Truthdig.com)