Brazilian Manifestation of the Fascist International

Dave Emory Spitfire Editorial Comment: In numerous programs, we have presented discussion of what brilliant researchers Kevin Coogan and Henrik Kruger have termed the Fascist International or (as Kruger puts it) The International Fascista. The name is precisely what it indicates: a powerful ideological and operational consortium of fascists from around the world. Incorporating veterans…

NATO is Replicating Nazi Germany’s Crimes in Ukraine

Rainer Shea NATO and its fascist partnered regimes are facilitating a process in Ukraine that can be compared to the rise of Nazi Germany. The difference being that Ukraine’s fascist regime isn’t going to start invading European imperialist powers, which in the long term will make this regime more sustainable than the Third Reich; whereas…

Operation Barbarossa: Myths and Reality

Jacques R. Pauwels Eighty years ago, June 22, 1941: Hitler launches Operation Barbarossa, the attack against the Soviet Union… War against the Soviet Union was what Hitler had wanted from the beginning. He had already made this very clear in the pages of Mein Kampf, written in the mid-1920s. As a German historian, Rolf-Dieter Müller,…

Germany Marks Barbarossa Anniversary by Deploying Warplanes to Russia’s Borders

Rick Rozoff Only three days before the 80th anniversary of the German-led Operation Barbarossa invasion of Soviet Russia on June 22, 1941, NATO reports that fifteen German warplanes flew near Russia’s northwest border for four days this month, the 14th-17th. Altogether over 40 military aircraft from NATO nations participated in Multinational Air Group Days, with…

Stalin and the Red Army in the Great Patriotic War

Amr Abozeid At the outset of the German invasion of the Soviet Union Britain’s chief of the Imperial General Staff declared that the Wehrmacht would cut through the Soviet forces “like a warm knife through butter.”[1] The prevailing opinion in Washington also held that the Nazis would “crush Russia [sic] like an egg.”[2] Against all odds and…

Dunhammer: The Operation That Could Tarnish Biden’s Visit to Europe

Misión Verdad The recent arrival of U.S. President Joe Biden on European soil is preceded by a scandal that could influence the diplomatic agenda that the Democrat intends to develop in his first visit since he was elected last December. “Something is rotten in Denmark” At issue is the revelation of more information about the…

Operation Barbarossa Part II: Did Stalin Expect Hitler to Invade?

Shane Quinn After the failed November 1940 discussions in Berlin, of the Soviet Union’s foreign minister Vyacheslav Molotov, both he and his leader Joseph Stalin occasionally remarked that Nazi Germany was no longer so prompt in fulfilling its obligations to Moscow. This was relating to the German-Soviet Nonaggression Pact, of 23 August 1939, an agreement…

Fascism and the Politics of the Past

Yanis Iqbal Fascist groupings are in the ascendant throughout the world. While some are emerging from the political peripheries – slowly but steadily gaining traction on the terrain of ideological hegemony – some have already taken the reins of state power. This new wave of fascism poses an important question: why did the intensifying crisis…

America’s Nazi Problem and the End of Policing

Henry Giroux The conditions that produce authoritarian societies are with us once again. The ghost of fascism haunts the present, appearing in a relentless number of assaults on the principles and institutions central to a democracy. America’s Nazi problem is evident not only in the 73 million people who voted for a white supremacist presidential…

The Copenhagen Summit for Democracy: The New Nazis

Christopher Black On May 10-11 a conference was presented by the “Alliance of Democracies” in Copenhagen that claimed to “unite free peoples” against authoritarianism, to promote the rule of law, to advance the “technological control of democracy,” freedom of expression and US leadership. It was heralded as a forum for guests to hear from prominent individuals on “the frontlines…

Operation Barbarossa Part I: Did Stalin Expect Hitler to Invade?

Shane Quinn In attacking eastwards from June 1941 the Nazis intended to annex the Ukraine, all of European Russia, the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, while establishing a satellite Finnish nation to the north-east. A greatly enlarged Germany would thus be created, serving as a homeland for hundreds of millions of those belonging…

Donbass: Escalation of a Conflict that Only Benefits Ukraine

Pablo Jofre Leal In 2014, in the midst of the process that the West called Euromaidan, the inhabitants of the Donbass (an area in eastern Ukraine with 98% Russian-speaking population, culturally and historically linked to Russia) opposed the Western-backed coup d’état in Kiev against the government of Viktor Yanukovych. A process of uprising and political…