Viewing Fascism

ADDED 11/21/2020

India aims to dilute Muslim majority in Kashmir with Hindu settlers

FROM 11/21/2020 | Global Village Space

BY Hidayat Nasar

“Time really is on our side to expose the fascist and violent face and mindset of Modi and his party to the world. Muslims in India need to unite and start a non-violent movement against the barbarian and inhumane policies of Modi”, writes author. Hailing from a hardline Indian nationalist and conservative group (RSS), Narendra […]

see source

ADDED 11/21/2020

The Rise Of The Anti-Fascist Videogame

FROM 11/18/2020 | ArtsHub

BY Edmond Tran

Our world has long been one where first-world dictators clog news feeds, and vision of civil unrest consistently comes through our televisions and timelines. So it’s only natural that our reality begins to be reflected through our screen art, too. For those in the Western world, we’re seemingly still in the midst of trying to […]

see source

ADDED 11/21/2020

Fascist infighting: Are The Proud Boys are now the Proud Goys?

FROM 11/19/2020 | Patheos

BY Barry Duke

IN THE run-up to the US presidential election, ardent Trump supporter and chairman of the far-right Proud Boys insisted in numerous interviews that his was not a fascist nor a white supremacist outfit. How could be when he, Enrique Tarrio, was black, for chrissake? Moreover, The Proud Boys – the group that Trump told to “stand […]

see source

ADDED 09/22/2019

Anti-racists outraged by fascist group’s migrant hunt

FROM 09/19/2019 | Morning Star

BY Morning Star

FAR-RIGHT Britain First’s plans to step up “patriot migrant patrols” is a “shocking indictment” of the “hostile environment” created by the Tories, anti-racist activists have said. The so-called “Operation White Cliffs” involves Britain First fascists patrol Samphire Hoe beach in Kent “equipped with torches, binoculars and hi-vis jackets” hunting for migrants. Britain First has now […]

see source

ADDED 09/22/2019

Museum Display of Nazi Design Sparks Concern And Protests

FROM 09/19/2019 | The Forward

BY PJ Grisar

A Netherlands museum’s multimedia exhibit on design in Nazi Germany has drawn protests and condemnation over fears that the show does not do enough to contextualize its provocative content. “Design of the Third Reich,” now running at the Design Museum Den Bosch in the Dutch city of ‘s-Hertogenbosch, features the propaganda films of Leni Riefenstahl […]

see source

ADDED 07/20/2019

Monopolies, Trump, the Border, and Fascism

FROM 07/18/2019 | American Prospect

BY Ron Knox

Concentrated corporate giants like Amazon and the private prison duopoly are sustaining Trump’s cruelties in the migrant camps. There has long been a symbiotic relationship between fascism and corporate monopoly. In the 1930s and ’40s, industrial monopolists helped fascism thrive in Nazi Germany once Hitler was appointed chancellor, most notably when German chemical conglomerate IG […]

see source

ADDED 06/22/2019

Three years after Brexit, global nationalism is still ascendant

FROM 06/22/2019 | The Week

BY Conor Lynch

Three years ago this weekend, British citizens voted to leave the European Union, and a lot has changed in the world since then. Though the United Kingdom has yet to officially exit the EU — and, after failing to come to an agreement by the initial exit date in March, it’s still unclear when or […]

see source

ADDED 05/05/2019

The Origins of Fascism in the U.S. and Its Connection to Corporate America

FROM 04/25/2019 | Letters and Politics

BY Mitch Jeserich

We are in conversation with historian Michael Joseph Roberto about the history of fascism in the United States during the New Deal era and its connection to corporate America. Guest: Michael Joseph Roberto retired professor of history at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, the largest historically black educational institution in the United States. He is also […]

see source

ADDED 05/04/2019

A Far-Right Party Turned This Lil’ Gay Ghost Into An LGBT Icon

FROM 05/03/2019 | BuzzFeed

BY Lauren Strapagiel

He’s here, he’s queer, he’s a friendly ghost. While trying to speak out against LGBT activism, a far-right political party in Spain accidentally made a star out of a little rainbow ghost. It all started with this tweet from Vox, a party known for opposing immigration, abortion, same-sex marriage, and Islam, among other things. View […]

see source

ADDED 05/04/2019

Fascism is on the minds of book buyers — and publishers are taking notice

FROM 05/03/2019 | Los Angeles Times

BY Scott Timberg

Remember “The End of History?” Elizabeth Drummond, who spent the 1990s studying at Georgetown University, recalls Francis Fukuyama’s groundbreaking essay well, which announced “an unabashed victory of economic and political liberalism.” The Soviet Union had just collapsed in a peaceful devolution, Germany was reunified as Champagne popped alongside the crumbling Berlin Wall and democracy seemed […]

see source

ADDED 05/04/2019

Explosive new book dissects the soft coup that brought fascism to Brazil

FROM 05/03/2019 | The Canary

BY John McEvoy

On 28 October 2018, Brazil elected a fascist, racist, sexist, and homophobic president. And an explosive new book delves into how that happened, providing a crucial point of reference for resistance in the process. Washington’s pivotal role Tired of rising crime and government corruption, Brazilians lashed out at the old and discredited political order to elect a “controversial” […]

see source

ADDED 04/21/2019

Democracy is decaying around the world, one law at a time

FROM 04/07/2019 | Scroll.IN

BY Chrystie Flournoy Swiney

From India to Poland to America, even historically strong democracies are passing legislation that makes it harder and riskier to engage in peaceful protests. Democracy seemed ascendant after the rivalry between communist and democratic states subsided in the wake of the Soviet Union’s collapse in 1991. As elected governments replaced many toppled totalitarian and authoritarian regimes, the […]

see source