“I’m back — but not alone.” Pauline Hanson, leader of the extreme-right One Nation party, made a parliamentary comeback in Australia’s federal election this past July. These taunting words are from her “maiden” speech to Parliament on September 15. In 1996 Hanson was elected to the House of Representatives, but lost her seat two years… Read more »
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An anti-fascist united front, not the courts, will stop them.
A strong, broad united front can break this!
This rally was organized by the International Socialist Organization, Democratic Socialists of America, and Workers’ Voice/La Voz de los Trabajadores, who encouraged everyone to gather at a nearby park rather than directly confront the far right. Socialist Alternative and Socialist Action were among its endorsers.
Thunderous outrage marked a turning point in the U.S. after James Fields Jr. murdered one anti-Nazi demonstrator and injured dozens more in his Aug. 12 attack in Charlottesville, Va. The antagonism between left and right has blown wide open. And so far, those who stand against bigotry are winning. Now is the time to build… Read more »
La atronadora indignación marcó un momento de cambio en los Estados Unidos después de que James Fields Jr. asesinara a un manifestante anti-nazi e hiriera a docenas más en su ataque del 12 de agosto en Charlottesville, Virginia. El antagonismo entre la izquierda y la derecha es ahora una batalla a campo abierto. Y hasta… Read more »
The kick-off event for the far right’s “Free Speech Week” at UC Berkeley fizzled as white supremacist Milo Yiannopoulos and his supporters were outnumbered by anti-fascist protesters on Sunday.
Communities Against Racism & Fascism (CARF) declared victory after a white supremacist rally planned for Sunday, August 27 in Berkeley never materialized.
When Seattle anti-fascists of many political persuasions massed to protest a “Patriot Prayer” rally on Aug. 13, police prevented them from marching to the site of the far-right gathering. But they made their message heard regardless.
The almost daily killings and abuse by the police of Black and other people of color has garnered national attention. This murder epidemic spans the United States. According to The Guardian newspaper, 234 Black and 159 Latino people have been killed by police in 2016. (www.theguardian.com The Counted) Residents of the Pacific Northwest know that… Read more »