Posted in #TheRealNews Article fascism Politics and Movements: US

Matthew Heimbach and the left’s vulnerability to fascist infiltration

Disgraced fascist and violent white nationalist Matthew Heimbach has been re-entering political spaces—as a leftist. Heimbach has had good reason to keep a low profile…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Amiri Baraka Askia Muhammad Bruce Franklin climate change Eddie Conway fascism Nijole Benokraitis Prisons and Policing Rattling the Bars

‘When we do it to people of color, we don’t call it fascism’: Bruce Franklin’s predictions ring true 40 years later

EMBED RTB INTERVIEW In 1980, TRNN’s Eddie Conway helped organize a prisoners’ educational outreach program called “Say Their Own Word,” where thinkers and scholars came…

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Posted in #TheRealNews capitalist globalization Donald Trump fascism global financial crisis Great Depression great recession legitimation crisis Neo-fascism right-wing extremism structural crisis William I. Robinson

Is Trump’s Impeachment Merely a Fight Within the US Ruling Class?

Once we understand how Trump and Trumpism came about, as a reaction to capitalism’s global crisis, we can see how the impeachment battle is really…

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Posted in #TheRealNews capitalist globalization Donald Trump fascism global financial crisis Great Depression great recession legitimation crisis Neo-fascism right-wing extremism structural crisis William I. Robinson

How Capitalism’s Structural and Ideological Crisis Gives Rise to Neo-Fascism

Globalization sociologist William I. Robinson explains how global capitalism has been mired in a structural crisis since the 1970s, but especially since 2008, which has…

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Posted in #India #TheRealNews Donald Trump extremism far right fascism Jair Bolsonaro Narendra Modi populism Rodrigo Duterte Walden Bello

Why is the Far-Right Rising Globally? (1/2)

Walden Bello, author of “Counterrevolution: The Global Rise of the Far-Right,” argues that the far-right is in ascendancy at the moment not only in reaction…

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Posted in #Immigration #Racism #TheRealNews asylum seekers Concentration Camps detention centers Donald Trump fascism Flores immigrants Sasha Abramsky white supremacy xenophobia

Trump’s Concentration Camps for Children

This week, the Trump Administration declared that immigrant children can be detained indefinitely, and in conditions that can be described as concentration camps. We talk…

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Posted in #Racism #TheRealNews Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Ayanna Pressley Donald Trump fascism henry giroux Ilhan Omar marc steiner Rashida Talib

Trump’s Racist Rhetoric is Deliberate – Will it Lead Us to Fascism? 

Henry Giroux dissects how the potential path to fascism is laid bare in Trump’s rhetoric and policies. The voices of the four Congresswomen speak to…

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Posted in #Democrats #Iran #Jobs #TheRealNews 2020 barack obama bernie sanders Campaign Donald Trump election Elizabeth Warren fascism Joe Biden Kamala Harris Pete Buttigieg populism Steve Bannon voter turnout voters white voters

Will Trump’s Instincts Win Him a Second Term?

This week Trump officially announced his bid for re-election, and gave his assessment of the Democratic candidates. Are his instincts right, or is he just…

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Posted in #Israel #TheRealNews Academia for Equality academic freedom fascism free speech Hilla Dayan Im Tirzu Incitement marc steiner McCarthyism

Far-Right Israeli Organization Publishes List of ‘Disloyal’ Professors

Hilla Dayan discusses the right-wing Zionist group Im Tirtzu, and the scare campaign against leftist and progressive professors going on in Israel      …

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Posted in #TheRealNews Charles Derber Donald Trump fascism fear mongering national security

Fear Mongering and Capitalism: A Recipe for Fascism? (2/2)

Progressives have been notoriously bad a countering the right-wing fear/security narrative, says Charles Derber. The trick is to address the real dangers, of climate change,…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Charles Derber Donald Trump fascism fear mongering national security

Fear Mongering and Capitalism: A Recipe for Fascism? (1/2)

The effort to sell security to the people of the US is based on stoking irrational fears, something Trump has taken to new extremes, but…

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Posted in #TheRealNews capitalism fascism First World War jay paul Paul Jay Taya Graham

Humane Capitalism or Fascism and War – Q&A with Paul Jay

A viewer asks why did Paul say that capitalism led to World War I, and another viewer asks if humane capitalism is the answer to…

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