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The New Authoritarians

The New Authoritarians

May 28, 2019

David Renton discusses his new book The New Authoritarians: Convergence on the Right. Although the new wave of right-wing politicians is not fascist, it is dangerous and must be studied closely in order for the left to have a chance to fight back. The book focuses on the U.S, UK and France, and shows the…

Berkeley Police Dept Persecutes Counter-Protesters Who Opposed Far-Right Rally

August 10, 2018

In an unusual move, the Berkeley police Department made public the mug shots and names of counter-protesters they arrested, who had come to oppose a far-right demonstration. Was this an effort to intimidate leftists and to favor the far-right? We discuss the action and  implications with UC law professor Veena Dubal

Guns, Toxic Masculinity, and the Alt-Right

February 16, 2018

The FBI has confirmed it failed to act on a tip about Nikolas Cruz, the confessed shooter in the Florida high school massacre. Author David Neiwert says the shooting underscores the dangerous combination of toxic masculinity, guns, and radicalized scapegoating

Can Bannon’s Brand of Far-Right Politics Win in Wisconsin Again?

January 26, 2018

Steve Bannon and several wealthy Trump donors are pouring millions into Wisconsin Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson’s campaign, hoping to flip Democrat Tammy Baldwin’s seat

Feds Secretly Monitoring the Black Lives Matter Movement

December 2, 2017

The FBI and DHS justify the surveillance by claiming Black Lives Matter activists are “black supremacist extremists” prone to violence. But it’s really just an attempt to criminalize black protestors and silence the movement, says Stephanie Llanes of the Center for Constitutional Rights

Democracy in Crisis

November 21, 2017
Heather Heyer and Pavlos Fyssas are heroes to European antifascists. Why not here?

Billionaire Backer of the Alt-Right Sells Stake in Breitbart

November 3, 2017

Wil Hylton says Robert Mercer’s attempt to distance himself from the alt-right is about PR, not policy

Young Patriots and Redneck Revolt Set to Confront Fascists in Tennessee

October 27, 2017

Southern anti-fascists respond to White Lives Matter rally

Richard Spencer’s White Supremacy Rally Flops Under Pressure From Protesters

October 21, 2017

Outnumbered and overshadowed, Richard Spencer and his white supremacist supporters are shouted down and booed out of Gainesville, Florida

Democracy in Crisis: Bridge Over Troubled Water

October 18, 2017

How the far right acts as a “bridge phenomenon” for white supremacists