June 29, 2021 / 54mSeason 2021: Episode 4
Last night I drove to Salem, Oregon to help a friend do projections on the Oregon Capital Building. There were many Trump supporters there who were protesting the election. There were also Biden supporters involved in a march through the city celebrating Biden’s win. The Salem police were there to separate the two groups, because More
The “Justice for George Floyd” protests have been having a major impact all around the United States — even in the Deep South, where symbols of the Confederacy are being removed from public property. Discussing the impact of the protests in his New York Times column, liberal economist Paul Krugman a
With his tweet suggesting that Martin Gugino, the 75-year-old man who was violently shoved to the ground by Buffalo police during a protest last week, may have been an antifa super-ninja, Trump’s ooga-booga about anti-fascist activists descended into farce. And he isn’t alone. Locals on the Olympic
American Revolution 2.0, which presents itself as bipartisan, has been assisted by far-right individuals – some with extremist links
Small business owners, who feature prominently in the anti-shutdown protests, occupy a unique place in capitalism’s class hierarchy — although many share the same kinds of struggles experienced by wage workers, as a class, they’re often drawn to the far right.
The coup-makers that violently deposed Evo Morales last month haven’t even tried to hide their far-right politics. Racist revanchism, backed by Christian fundamentalism, is now the order of the day in Bolivia.