The intellectual godfathers of the “alt right” and their descendants are on a fool’s errand: to rationalize irrational hatreds.
Source: Opinion | Ideas—Even the Most Foolish, Unfortunately—Have Consequences | Walden Bello
The answer, I believe, is easy—very serious indeed. We as a left must build a politics of broad, working-class solidarity to defeat fascism either now or farther down the road than we can currently envision.
Source: Opinion | How Serious Is the Authoritarian Threat in the US? What Can We Do About It? | Adolph Reed Jr.
The ominous path towards fascism is very much a choice during Tuesday’s election.
Source: Opinion | History Has Told Us Where This Could Lead | Chuck Idelson
A century since the March on Rome, it is important to remember the horrors of Benito Mussolini’s regime. Fascism was morally repugnant — but also a movement based on violent counterrevolution.
Source: Fascism Was a Violent Counterrevolution
Today marks 100 years since Benito Mussolini became Italy’s prime minister. His first governments pursued austerity and suppressed the labor movement — earning him the praise of liberal economists both in Italy and abroad.
Source: When Liberals Fell in Love With Benito Mussolini
“This is an order of magnitude we have never seen before,” Nader concluded, denouncing Republicans. “We have never seen a party literally trying to repress the vote, miscount the vote, purge the vote, intimidate precinct worker volunteers, and steal elections.”
Source: Opinion | Why the Most Dangerous Political Movement Since the Civil War Must Be Crushed | Amy Goodman