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Thank Liberalism for Donald Trump

John Sanbonmatsu | Posted 11.22.2016 | Politics
John Sanbonmatsu

Ten years ago, I predicted the rise of a new form fascism in the United States and Europe, suggesting that the injustices and contradictions of the capitalist system were growing too large to be contained any longer by the existing liberal political order.


Jack Schimmelman | Posted 07.27.2014 | Religion
Jack Schimmelman

Dasha. Photo by Tania. Used with permission. If I can't dance, I don't want to be part of your revolution. So said Emma Goldman more than 100 years...

In the UK Elections, What Can American Anti-Racists Learn?

Leonard Zeskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leonard Zeskind

Britain's nationalist BNP suffered an ignominious defeat last week, in a stunning repudiation of racism engineered the campaign affiliate of anti-fascist monthly Searchlight magazine.

Penury - middle class style - and the British election

Katharine Quarmby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Katharine Quarmby

I'm in reflective mode this week, as I pack my bags for a stint covering the campaign trail for the next six weeks or so for a national newspaper. I'v...

Taking a Stand Against Hate: Hotels Bar American Renaissance

Fred Redmond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fred Redmond

Refusing to provide a forum for hate is not a denial of First Amendment free speech rights.

BNP, British Far Right Party, Has Membership List Leaked

The Guardian | Robert Booth, Helen Pidd and Paul Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The BNP is bracing itself for potentially fresh embarrassment tomorrow when details of the party's UK-wide rank and file membership are expected to be...

Are Swiss Alps Threatened by Minarets?

John L. Esposito | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John L. Esposito

The Swiss minaret ban, like some other European countries' policies, highlights a failure of Western liberalism and raises fundamental questions about religious discrimination and freedom of religion.

Political Hooliganism is Now Part of the Democratic Process

Sabria Jawhar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sabria Jawhar

Political debate legitimizes fringe groups. It allows these groups to obscure racism and xenophobia with phony arguments of UK border security while the real work is performed in the street.

Good-Minded People Are Losing Ground to Shouting Race-Baiting Hooligans

Sabria Jawhar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sabria Jawhar

Good-minded people who see a need to teach tolerance and engage in civil discussion are cowed into submission by the shouters.

Brits to the Fascist BNP: "Not in My Name"

Jon Cruddas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jon Cruddas

On 4 June this year, Britain elected two members of the far-right British National Party (BNP) to the European elections -- the first time fascists have been elected to such posts.

BNP Teacher Ban Considered By UK

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A possible ban on teachers in England from being members of the British National Party is under consideration, a government spokesman has confirmed....

James Von Brunn BNP Link Found

Times Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The white supremacist gunman who shot dead a guard at the Holocaust museum in Washington D.C. had attended meetings of the American Friends of the Bri...

Mocking the Poor is a Bad, Bad Strategy

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

A good way to fuel bigoted behavior is to make dissidents feel like they don't have an outlet for their frustrations.

Bring On The BNP - Out Of The Shadows

Deborah Hobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Deborah Hobson

I know this motley crew of far right fantasists could never command support among the vast majority of right-thinking Britons.

Nick Griffin Egged At Own Press Conference (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Following the success of the far-right British National Party (BNP) in this week's European Union parliamentary elections, a public backlash is ensuin...

EU Election: Musicians Protest BNA's Use Of Their Music

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A group of musicians including members of Pink Floyd, Blur and singer Billy Bragg are protesting over sales of their music by the far-right British Na...

Neo-Nazis For Israel?

Max Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Max Blumenthal

While much of the neo-Nazi fringe remains opposed to the existence of Israel, the whites-only British National Party recently declared its full-throated support for Israel's attack on Gaza.