Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: From Prison to Ph.D.: The Redemption and Rejection of Michelle Jones (repost)

Michelle Jones was released last month after serving more than two decades in an Indiana prison for the murder of her 4-year-old son. The very next day, she arrived at New York University, a promising Ph.D. student in American studies. In a breathtaking feat of rehabilitation, Ms. Read the rest of this post on the ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Un groupe skinhead québécois cause une commotion en France (repost)

Un spectacle de musique et de combats illégaux mettant en vedette un groupe québécois d’extrême droite vient de causer une commotion dans un village du sud-est de la France, où le maire a interdit l’événement. En vain. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Un groupe skinhead québécois cause une commotion ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Not Your Grandfather’s Antifascism (repost)

Following the clashes in Charlottesville and the massive anti-fascist demonstrations afterwards in Durham, Boston, and the Bay Area, the struggle against fascism has arrived in the consciousness of the general public. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Not Your Grandfather’s Antifascism

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: The Men Who Left Were White (repost)

There are three things you should know. First: I’m not biracial. Read the rest of this post on the original site at The Men Who Left Were White

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Building Everyday Anti-Fascism (repost)

Ibrahima Barry. Azzeddine Soufiane. Khaled Belkacemi. Mamadou Tanou Barry. Abdelkrim Hassane. Boubaker Thabti. On January 29, 2017, these six men were murdered while praying at Québec City’s Islamic Cultural Centre, and five others were seriously injured. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Building Everyday Anti-Fascism

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: «Noyés de la Deûle», sur la piste des skins lillois (repost)

A Lille, c’était le gars dont on évitait la route, un skinhead réputé pour sa violence. Read the rest of this post on the original site at «Noyés de la Deûle», sur la piste des skins lillois

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: A New Class Politics (repost)

Class is back on the agenda of the European left. That is good news. The reasons, however, are unfortunate. It is primarily the growing working-class support for right-wing parties and movements that troubles left-wing authors, activists, and organizers. Two poles have emerged in the debate. Read the rest of this post on the original site ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Islamophobia Is the Glue That Unites Diverse Factions of the Far Right (repost)

Women bradish US flags and shout at the “March Against Sharia” at Foley Square on June 10, 2017 in New York City. (Photo: Eduardo Munoz Alvarez / Getty Images) The nationwide “March Against Sharia” rallies on June 10, 2017, brought an unholy alliance of far-right actors into the streets. Read the rest of this post ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: The Birth of Canada’s Armed, Anti-Islamic ‘Patriot’ Group (repost)

In front of Calgary City Hall a couple dozen of them stood, shoulder-to-shoulder, in an attempt to make an unbreakable human wall. Each of them wore a uniform consisting of a black T-shirt emblazoned with a Roman helmet—a look that wouldn’t be out of place in a biker gang. Read the rest of this post ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Naxalbari@50: Meet the woman who lit the first fire of uprising (repost)

Her frail frame hides her fiery past. At 74, Shanti Munda walks with a hunch and her coarse cotton saree clashes violently with the trendy jeans and buzz cuts of her grandsons. But they hold their grandmother in awe. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Naxalbari@50: Meet the woman who ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Did children build the ancient Egyptian city of Amarna? (repost)

New evidence from Akhenaten’s capital suggests that a ‘disposable’ workforce of children and teenagers provided much of the labour for the city’s construction New evidence from Akhenaten’s capital suggests that a ‘disposable’ workforce of children and teenagers provided muc Read the rest of this post on the original site at Did children build the ancient ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Annie Mathieu (repost)

(Québec) « On a eu beaucoup de soutien de la part des partis au pouvoir, mais des partis d’opposition, ça a été le silence radio. » Saïd El-Amari a été grièvement blessé lors de l’attentat au Centre culturel islamique de Québec (CCIQ) le 29 janvier. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Annie ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: The Growing Alliance Between Neo-Nazis, Right Wing Paramilitaries and Trumpist Republicans (repost)

I have been following Far Right movements for more than a decade as a researcher and journalist. Over the past few months, I’ve seen an increase in the visibility of a new, violent, right-wing street protest movement that I call “Independent Trumpism. Read the rest of this post on the original site at The Growing ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: How Hungary Became a Haven for the Alt-Right (repost)

The increasingly illiberal European country offers shelter to a growing number of international nationalists. Read the rest of this post on the original site at How Hungary Became a Haven for the Alt-Right

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: My month with chemtrails conspiracy theorists (repost)

Standing between beds of golden beets and elephant garlic in the garden of Lincoln Hills, a small organic farm in Placer County, California, Tammi Riedl looks up and points to a stripe of white haze running across a cloudless blue sky. I look up. Read the rest of this post on the original site at ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Secret plans to ‘protect’ France in the event of Le Pen victory emerge (repost)

Election win for far-right leader would have set off plans to ‘keep the peace’ official says as support for Macron’s party grows Election win for far-right leader would have set off plans to ‘keep the peace’ official says as support for Macron’s party grows It was never writ Read the rest of this post on ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Gavin McInnes’ ‘Alt-Right’ Fan Club Drifts Towards Neo-Nazi Violence (repost)

His people are getting arrested in Boston, and he lost a speaking gig in Chicago. Folks are becoming wise to this scumbag’s plans, and a guest contributor breaks him down. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Gavin McInnes’ ‘Alt-Right’ Fan Club Drifts Towards Neo-Nazi Violence

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Trans cartoonist’s website hacked and replaced by Nazi imagery by ‘alt-right’ trolls (repost)

Sophie LaBelle, who created the Assigned Male cartoon, was known for taking on transphobia and transmisogyny with her well known strip. But then an orchestrated attack deleted every comic, she was sent thousands of death threats, and her address was published on several forums. Read the rest of this post on the original site at ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Enlightenment values? No thanks (repost)

Immanuel Kant: “The blacks are very vain but in the Negro’s way, and so talkative that they must be driven apart from each other with thrashings. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Enlightenment values? No thanks

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Militant Tactics in Anti-Fascist Organizing–Interview Transcript (repost)

“I think some folks, many folks… try to divide the concept of a mass response with a militant response. That it’s only possible to do one or the other. I think we really want to challenge that. We think that what’s needed is both. And that’s not easy…but that’s our goal. Read the rest of ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Marine Le Pen’s hopes of winning the presidency may rest on her appeal among the young (repost)

Songbirds flitted among the redbud trees. The wind tickled yellow flowers in fields of rapeseed. The medieval church clock clanged on the hour. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Marine Le Pen’s hopes of winning the presidency may rest on her appeal among the young

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: ‘Racialized international students’ targeted by Quebec government language probe, group says (repost)

Quebec’s Ministry of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusiveness faced allegations Tuesday of possible racial profiling and violating the constitutional rights of more than 500 international students whose French skills are the subject of an ongoing probe. Read the rest of this post on the original site at ‘Racialized international students’ targeted by Quebec government language probe, ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Meet Silicon Valley’s Secretive Alt-Right Followers (repost)

Readers of The Right Stuff long knew that founder “Mike Enoch” had two main interests: technology and white supremacy. Posts on the neo-Nazi site have included discussion of “a new blogging platform built on node. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Meet Silicon Valley’s Secretive Alt-Right Followers

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Understanding Alt-Right Antisemitism (repost)

UNDERSTANDING ALT-RIGHT ANTISEMITISM: what the new white supremacy means for American Jews, and why it matters (Note- This article references many alt-right/white supremacist websites. All hyperlinks to these web pages go to ‘cached’ replicas of the pages, not the website itself. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Understanding Alt-Right Antisemitism

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: On the Milo Bus With the Lost Boys of America’s New Right (repost)

Have you heard the one about the boy who cried Fake News? This is a story about truth and consequences. It’s a story about who gets to be young and dumb, and who gets held accountable. Read the rest of this post on the original site at On the Milo Bus With the Lost Boys ...