Across the world, the far right and neo-Nazis are not only active in the streets. They are entering parliamentary politics. In Australia, Pauline Hanson’s extreme-right One Nation Party (ONP) made a comeback after 20 years, winning four Senate seats in the 2016 federal election. ONP is now seriously preparing for state elections in Queensland, Western… Read more »
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For nearly two years, consistent anti-fascist organising has thwarted neo-Nazis’ efforts to build a movement. In Australia, they remain isolated, splintered and weak. Two recent events show the impact of tenacious, well-organised resistance. In late November, at short notice, Campaign Against Racism and Fascism and No Room for Racism mobilised Melburnians against a rally planned… Read more »
When Victorian and federal police raided the home of Phillip Galea in August and charged him with planning a terrorist act, Campaign Against Racism and Fascism (CARF) issued the following statement. Freedom Socialist Party and Radical Women helped form CARF, which quickly evolved into an important united front of organisations and individuals fighting an emerging… Read more »
“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 »
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.