Tag: fascism

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Donald Trump Jr.’s Wail About ‘Tyranny’ Gets Flipped Back On Him

Donald Trump Jr. whined on Twitter about “tyranny” in the United States and many folks thought it was somewhat of a self-own.Donald Trump’s eldest son continued with his own efforts to overturn the 2020 election ― which was won by…

/ December 8, 2020
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The Abortion Protests in Poland Are Starting to Feel Like a Revolution

People are calling it a revolution. Since October 22nd, hundreds of thousands across Poland have been protesting—in five hundred and eighty cities and towns, by one organizer’s count. In some places, including the town of Kościerzyna, population twenty-four thousand, more…

/ November 17, 2020
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The Uproar Over a Nude Mary Wollstonecraft Monument Has Powered Efforts to Build New (Clothed) Statues of Inspiring British Women

A recently unveiled idealized nude sculpture honoring feminist philosopher Mary Wollstonecraft has been widely seen as a step backward for feminism. But the much-derided artwork has given a boost to efforts to honor other pioneering female figures, including Virginia Woolf. Spearheaded…

/ November 13, 2020
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Protesting fascists wherever they go

ONE WEEK after the far right was humiliatingly outnumbered at its “White Civil Rights Rally” in Washington, D.C., by thousands of anti-racist protesters, fascists tried to regroup with a national day of action against “far left violence.” And once again,…

/ August 21, 2018
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A mass mobilization swamps the alt-reich

THE ORGANIZERS called it “Unite the Right 2.” But as often happens with horror sequels, Sunday’s follow-up to the deadly confrontation in Charlottesville, Virginia, one year ago wasn’t nearly as horrifying as the original — except to the white nationalists…

/ August 13, 2018
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Stand up to the Proud-of-their-hate Boys

THE NAZIS who will try to take over the streets in Portland, Oregon, and Berkeley, California, this weekend want everyone to think that they care about “free speech.” But what they really want is to silence anyone whose views they…

/ August 3, 2018
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An invitation to European antifascist gathering in Greece

On Tuesday the 18th of September, it will be the 5 year anniversary of the murder of Pavlos “ Killah P” Fyssas, a greek rapper who was killed in his neighborhood, Keratsini, by the neo nazis, members of Golden Dawn.…

/ August 1, 2018
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MoMA’s Astonishing New Architectural Show Reveals Yugoslavia’s Ruins to Be More Than Just Monuments of an Alien Civilization

Concrete, never the most glamorous of construction materials, takes center stage at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, and the results are riveting. With its exhibition “Toward a Concrete Utopia,” the institution has turned its attentions to the architecture of…

/ July 26, 2018
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Matteo Salvini, Italy’s de facto leader, is instinctively authoritarian

WHEN the Northern League linked up with the Five Star Movement (M5S) to form Western Europe’s first all-populist government of recent times, it was clear which was the junior partner. The League had won barely half as many votes at…

/ July 26, 2018
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Fascists flop in Cambridge and Glasgow

Anti-fascists were out in Cambridge and Glasgow yesterday to confront far-right groups the FLA and SDL, with the latter getting ludicrously low turnouts. Barely 60 people attended the SDL demo, ostensibly about grooming gangs, falling far short of even the…

/ July 22, 2018
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Glasgow anti-fascists mobilise to see off far-right rally

A demonstration has been called by the Scottish Defence League for tomorrow — but anti-fascists won’t be letting them have it all their own way. The “anti-grooming gangs” protest was called by the far-right group in an effort to capitalise…

/ July 20, 2018
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Just in Time for Outrage Over Russia, the ‘Trump Baby’ Protest Blimp Is Coming to America

The Trump Baby balloon—already infamous from its maiden flight over London’s Parliament Square last week during President Donald Trump’s visit—is now coming to the US. The protest work, designed by Leo Murray, caught the eye of New Jersey activist Didier…

/ July 16, 2018
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Anti-fascist reports: Confronting the far-right in London

Anti-fascist activists from Plan C and Edinburgh Antifa write on yesterday’s clash with Tommy Robinson-supporting neo-nazis. Plan C report: Over 500 of us met at the site of the International Brigades Memorial in Jubilee Gardens, South Bank in opposition to…

/ July 15, 2018