Austin: Head of Police Union uses Garrett Foster’s Death to call for State Repression against Activists

By Ed Dalton On Sunday, Austin Police Association president Kenneth Casaday made an inflammatory tweet on the murder of Garrett Foster in which he blamed both Foster and the Mike Ramos Brigade (MRB) for the incident. “Please watch this video. This is the guy that lost his life last night. He was looking for confrontation and he found it. The Feux [sic] Mike Ramos Brigade … Continue reading Austin: Head of Police Union uses Garrett Foster’s Death to call for State Repression against Activists

Trump’s Fascistic Use of Federal Agents Provokes Resistance

By the Editorial Board Contempt is the only appropriate word to summarize the feeling of the people with regard to the increased federal repression against protesters in Portland and other cities across the US. Ultra-reactionary President Donald Trump is making good on his fascist speech delivered last month at Mount Rushmore, deploying federal agents under his executive order which authorized the Department of Homeland Security … Continue reading Trump’s Fascistic Use of Federal Agents Provokes Resistance

Fascist Groups See Resurgence Under Economic Crisis, Movement for Black Lives

By Jakob Stein Over the past several months of US imperialism’s deepening economic crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the May Uprisings precipitated by the murder of George Floyd, fascist groups of various stripes have once again gained visibility in the public eye. As Donald Trump continues to denounce the movement for Black lives and threatens to categorize ‘Antifa’ as a terror group, people across the … Continue reading Fascist Groups See Resurgence Under Economic Crisis, Movement for Black Lives

Oklahoma: Fascist Shoots Woman Removing Nazi Flag

By Peter Cherry On June 28, a woman was shot while trying to remove a Swastika flag from fascist Alexander Feaster’s home in a small town north of Oklahoma City. While attending a party nearby, the woman left to take down one of two Nazi flags posted at the front of Feaster’s home. Feaster then shot her in the back and the legs as she … Continue reading Oklahoma: Fascist Shoots Woman Removing Nazi Flag

Trump Gestures to Fascism as US Imperialism Faces Deepening Crisis

By the Editorial Board On July 3, Donald Trump gave a speech with heavy fascist overtones at Mount Rushmore to commemorate US ‘Independence Day.’ As the crisis of US imperialism continues to deepen and the number of COVID-19 cases in the country tops three million, Trump’s address represented the further reactionization of the state through the executive branch. The speech sought to rile up his … Continue reading Trump Gestures to Fascism as US Imperialism Faces Deepening Crisis

Austin: Police Assault Protesters, Showing Bias for Fascist Provocateurs

by Mike Talavera Last Saturday, Austin police retaliated against a group of protesters who had successfully thwarted a fascist-led pro-police rally, arresting several and pinning one young man face down on the ground and repeatedly punching him. The crackdown came after two men, one the son of a police officer and the other a former or part-time police officer, tried to ram their vehicles through … Continue reading Austin: Police Assault Protesters, Showing Bias for Fascist Provocateurs

Opinion: Infowars and Other Reactionaries Spread Dangerous Anti-Mask Hysteria

By Jakob Stein On June 28 the fascist media outlet Infowars, led by its owner and lead radio host Alex Jones, hosted an anti-mask rally at the Texas Capitol in Austin. The event drew approximately 150 American flag-waving, MAGA hat-wearing reactionaries who chanted the slogan “We can’t breathe,” in a racist mockery of the words which have been a rallying cry for the movement for … Continue reading Opinion: Infowars and Other Reactionaries Spread Dangerous Anti-Mask Hysteria

Trump Suspends Nonimmigrant Visa in Appeal to Reactionary Base

By Nélida Tello On Monday, imperialist President Donald Trump announced the suspension of new temporary work visas; H-1B, L-1, and J until January 2021, leaving open the possibility of extending the suspension. The move will impact more than 500,000 nonimmigrant workers and will disproportionately target Indian nonimmigrants on the H-1B visa. The effects of the executive order will be felt in 2021, as the issuance … Continue reading Trump Suspends Nonimmigrant Visa in Appeal to Reactionary Base

Denmark: Rebellion Breaks Out in Aarhus

By Peter Cherry Earlier this month in Denmark, the people in Gellerupparken (a large proletarian neighborhood in West Aarhus) reacted with revolutionary violence after the police shot a man during an anti-fascist demonstration, because he threatened a fascist named Rasmus Paludan who was provoking those in the neighborhood. Paludan leads a fascist party called Stram Kurs (“Hard Line”) which has been attacking immigrant neighborhoods and … Continue reading Denmark: Rebellion Breaks Out in Aarhus

Philippines: Fascist President Duterte Orders ‘Shoot to Kill’ for Anyone Leaving Home to Protest

By Patrick Gill Rodrigo Duterte, the fascist President of the Philippines, claims to have issued ‘shoot to kill’ orders to the military directed against anyone violating isolation orders.  Several clashes and arrests have already taken place in Manila where the masses have risen to protest the government for food aid. In response to the starving people, Duterte promised to “bury them” in a televised address. … Continue reading Philippines: Fascist President Duterte Orders ‘Shoot to Kill’ for Anyone Leaving Home to Protest