The growth of the far right is a real threat in the United States and internationally, but it is not inevitable. In this reading group, starting Feb. 14th, we will briefly look back at the nature of classic fascism, before examining both disastrous and successful strategies to fight fascism, how it has transformed, and discussing the far-right in the United States under Trump and after. More, for reading list and links...
To push back the far right we must strive to unite the millions of people the Bernie Sanders campaigns invigorated, the thousands who have recently joined the Democratic Socialists of America, the estimated 26 million people who took part in the anti-racist rebellion last year, and all people who consider themselves anti-racist and anti-fascist.
Iannis Delatolas reports on the historic victory against fascists in Greece last month, arguing that it is both necessary and possible to build broad united fronts here in the US against racism and fascism, much like KEERFA did to defeat Golden Dawn in Greece.
Virginia Rodino and Eric Fretz look at preparations against a Trump “coup,” arguing that mass mobilizations to defend democracy—particularly strike action—would be key.
Sean Cumming reports on the massive anti-fascist counter-protest to the Proud Boys rally in Portland, Oregon on Saturday, September 26.
Iannis Delatolas reports on the upcoming conclusion of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn trial, giving some background about the anti-fascist movement in Greece amd aruging for international solidarity with Greek organizers currently fighting fascism in the courts, the streets, and the workplaces. We encourage all who are able to offer material support to contribute to United Against Racism and Fascism’s solidarity fundraiser, which will help offset the huge costs of this campaign against Golden Dawn.
Traducido del inglés (USA) por nuestra organización hermana en el Estado español, Marx21.net Iannis Delatolas informa sobre los planes de Trump para hacer que Antifa sea ilegal y las causas subyacentes de esta rebelión antirracista, incluida la pandemia del COVID-19 y la incapacidad bipartidista de lidiar con las crisis de salud y racismo en Estados Unidos.… Continue reading Ante un levantamiento nacional contra el racismo, Trump ataca a Antifa para desviar la ira
Iannis Delatolas reports on Trump’s plans to make Antifa illegal and the underlying causes of this anti-racist rebellion, including the COVID-19 pandemic and a bipartisan inability to deal with the health and race crises in the US. Trump, in the hopes of deflecting anger against the racist murder of George Floyd and the pandemic crisis,… Continue reading Faced with a national uprising against racism, Trump attacks Antifa to deflect anger
Mike E takes a look at the pro-Trump rally in Michigan this past week, arguing that these were both medically and politically dangerous, and that the left must fight against both the right and the establishment Democrats.
Thomas Hummel reports from the anti-fascist demonstration in New York City. Saturday, November 16th, the Proud Boys, a neo-fascist, alt-right group describing themselves as “Western chauvinists”, organized a rally outside of Trump Tower. They gathered to protest the four-year sentences received by two of their members who violently assaulted anti-fascist protesters alongside about a dozen… Continue reading The “Proud Boys” Come to NYC – Everyday Anti-fascists Shut Them Down