Neo-Nazis and Racism: A Global Reality

Sergio Ferrari The neo-Nazi movements in full swing, the white supremacist conceptions that are reproducing like mushrooms, the racist violence in every corner of the planet, without exception. These are social scourges that “are becoming a transnational threat”, as the United Nations has just warned during the opening of the 46th session of its Human…

How the CIA Helped to Crush Turkey’s Post-War Left

T.J. Coles Image by Diego González “The Growing Pains of Modernization” After the Second World War (1939-45), the U.S. became the dominant global power and fought its rival, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) for international supremacy. Many countries became proxy battlegrounds between U.S. and Soviet influence. In addition to beating the Reds, U.S….

Trump’s Cursed Legacy: The Advance of Far Right Fascism in the New World Order of Savage Capitalism

Baltazar GarzónDemonstrators gather near a burning barricade during clashes with police following a protest condemning the arrest of rap singer Pablo Hasél in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. Faced with the political, economic and social catastrophe of the savage capitalist system that governs the destinies of our unfortunate planet and before the vertiginous development…

As Macron Courts the Far-Right, France Launches Crackdown on “Islamo-Leftism”

Alan Macleod France’s Minister for Higher Education, Frederique Vidal, has sparked a nationwide controversy with her announcement that the government is attempting to stop the spread of what she called “Islamo-leftism” in universities. Part of the process, she said, would be for the state to decide “what is academic research and what is activism and…

With Argentina, the Condor Plan Closed the “Circle of Death!”

Gabriela Calloti Stella Calloni, Argentine journalist Stella Calloni, a journalist who specialized in international politics, detailed before the Federal Court the origin and functioning of the Condor Plan and Operation Condor, promoted by the United States. The clandestine detention centers of Banfield and Quilmes were part of this repressive plan coordinated by the dictatorships of…

Canada Declares Pro-Trump White Supremacist Group Proud Boys a Terrorist Organization

Peoples Dispatch Claiming that right-wing extremist ideology poses a “significant threat” to domestic security, the Canadian federal government announced the addition of 13 groups, including the pro-Trump white supremacist Proud boys, to its “terrorist list” on Wednesday, February 3. Canada’s public safety minister Bill Blair emphasized that the ideology of these violent extremist groups that…

For the German Left, This Is a Moment of Reckoning

Franziska Kleiner Protesters holding the flag of the Free German Youth. Photo: FDJ – Revolution und Sozialismus An annual socialist demonstration in Berlin was the target of police brutality. The left must unite against this unwarranted suppression and the practice of banning socialist organizations behind it Every year, a demonstration at the Socialist Memorial in…

When Bolivia (and Latin America) Was a Paradise for Escaped Nazis

Sebastián Ochoa In an interview with Sputnik, award-winning Bolivian journalist and historian Carlos Soria Galvarro spoke about the activities of German Klaus Barbie in Bolivia, as well as dozens of other Nazis and ultra-right-wing mercenaries who worked for various military dictatorships in the country until 1981. There was a time when Bolivia’s successive dictatorial governments…

US-British Government and Business Links with the Nazis

Shane Quinn Early this century Winston Churchill was voted “the greatest Briton of all time” in a nationwide British poll, which attracted more than a million votes, as he finished ahead of figures like the naturalist Charles Darwin. It is little known, however, that Churchill had favourably viewed European fascism during the 1920s and 1930s;…

QAnon’s Afterlife: A Holy Civil War

Jack Z. Bratich The role of QAnon in the January 6 MAGAist insurrection is becoming clearer by the day. Most readers are familiar by now with its unofficial mascot, be-horned “supersoldier” (and perhaps future WWE Trump tag-team member) Q Shaman. In addition, at least two of the five dead were QAnon adherents. Even the killed…

The History of US and British Support to Mussolini’s Fascism

Shane Quinn Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler stand together on an reviewing stand during Mussolini’s official visit in Munich. | Credit:: Wikimedia Commons  A figure like Benito Mussolini could only have taken power in a nation plagued by severe illness. Italy, a resource poor state, had been virtually bankrupted by expenditure in World War One,…