Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Prosecutors Say A Woman Who Went Undercover With An “Anarchist Extremist Group” Will Testify At Inauguration Protest Trials (repost)

In the next round of trials against people charged with rioting during President Donald Trump’s inauguration, federal prosecutors want to put a witness on the stand under an alias who spent two years undercover with “an anarchist extremist group” in New York. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Prosecutors Say ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Assembly of First Nations, RCMP co-operated on response to mass protests in 2007 (repost)

The Assembly of First Nations worked closely with the Mounties and provincial police to exchange information about protests and develop common stances before a national aboriginal day of action in the summer of 2007, according to RCMP documents. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Assembly of First Nations, RCMP co-operated ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Organizing the lumpenproletariat: Cliques and communists in Berlin during the Weimar Republic – Eve Rosenhaft (repost)

During the Weimar Republic, popular anxieties about the state of society became focused on a field of problems in which youth, political radicalism and a general brutalisation of social and political relations were assumed to be directly linked with one another in peculiarly threatening ways. Read the rest of this post on the original site ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Reality has a surprising amount of detail (repost)

My dad emigrated from Colombia to North America when he was 18 looking looking for a better life. For my brother and I that meant a lot of standing outside in the cold. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Reality has a surprising amount of detail

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: The Terrifying Rise of Alt-Right Fight Clubs (repost)

Anastasia Yankova, a Russian model-turned-mixed martial artist who has appeared in a Nike commercial, was a month away from her professional debut when she took to Instagram to post a cartoon of Adolph Hitler. Read the rest of this post on the original site at The Terrifying Rise of Alt-Right Fight Clubs

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: 5 Ways to Support FL Prisoners Going on Strike Tomorrow (repost)

Tomorrow, prisoners across the state of Florida plan to launch a work strike against prison slavery, high canteen prices, and to fully return parole – among other demands. Read the rest of this post on the original site at 5 Ways to Support FL Prisoners Going on Strike Tomorrow

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Florida Prisoners Are Laying It Down (repost)

During early 2018 prisoners across Florida are gonna “laydown” in nonviolent protest of the intolerable conditions in Florida’s prisons. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Florida Prisoners Are Laying It Down

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Florida Prisoners Set to Begin Strike (repost)

Inmates at Florida state prisons prepared to strike Monday to protest brutal living conditions and their work for little or no pay. The strike, which has been coordinated between 10 prisons in the state, is expected to last one month or longer. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Florida Prisoners ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Florida Prisoners Are Preparing to Strike Against Unpaid Labor (repost)

People incarcerated throughout the state of Florida are planning a January 15 work stoppage to protest their conditions, and they say they are prepared to continue the protest for more than a month. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Florida Prisoners Are Preparing to Strike Against Unpaid Labor

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: The lower your social class, the ‘wiser’ you are, suggests new study (repost)

There’s an apparent paradox in modern life: Society as a whole is getting smarter, yet we aren’t any closer to figuring out how to all get along. Read the rest of this post on the original site at The lower your social class, the ‘wiser’ you are, suggests new study

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Bitcoin, a commentary (repost)

When this commentary was broadcast at the beginning of my radio show at noon, Pacific time, December 21, bitcoin was trading at about $15,600. It had a bad Friday, losing almost a quarter of its value, bottoming out at $11,858, before recovering to $14,267 as I’m posting this. Read the rest of this post on ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: The challenges of being trans, male, and homeless in Montreal (repost)

Getting an apartment is a rite of passage for thousands of Canadians in their late teens and early 20s, but for Esteban Torres, a 21-year-old trans man living in Montreal, signing the lease on his three-room apartment earlier this year was especially sweet. Read the rest of this post on the original site at The ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: «Je ne céderai pas à La Meute et à la haine», dit Gabrielle Bouchard, nouvelle présidente de la Fédération des femmes du Québec (repost)

La présidente de la Fédération des femmes du Québec (FFQ) n’entend pas reculer devant ses critiques, à la suite d’une chronique dénonçant le fait qu’une personne transgenre dirige le principal organisme représentant les femmes au Québec. Read the rest of this post on the original site at «Je ne céderai pas à La Meute et ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Conservative party leadership advisor helped create anti-Islam organization (repost)

A senior member of Andrew Scheer’s leadership team helped create an anti-Islam organization during his campaign to lead the Conservative Party. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Conservative party leadership advisor helped create anti-Islam organization

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Immigrants ciblés par une vaste fraude (repost)

La Sûreté du Québec a mis au jour un vaste stratagème frauduleux dans des agences de placement qui exploitaient des immigrants vulnérables, en plus de priver le gouvernement de sommes importantes. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Immigrants ciblés par une vaste fraude

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Book Review: Marx & Engels on Colonies (repost)

This book is a reprint of a 1972 study pack by the Communist Working Circle, which contains quotes from Karl Marx and Frederick Engels on the question of the split between workers in the imperialist countries and the colonized nations. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Book Review: Marx & ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: The war between Vietnamese fishermen and the KKK signaled a new type of white supremacy (repost)

It was shrimping season in Texas, and things were getting ugly. In the late 1970s and early 80s, a group of Vietnamese refugees had fled a humanitarian crisis at home and legally resettled in the Galveston Bay area. Read the rest of this post on the original site at The war between Vietnamese fishermen and ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Dead fascist poets society: why CasaPound are no book club (repost)

The liberal commentariat seems to be completely unable to resist the allure of the far-right. The latest example: an article on Literary Hub that portrays violent neo-fascist gang CasaPound as some sort of edgy poetry club. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Dead fascist poets society: why CasaPound are no ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: REVEALED: The white supremacists behind alt-right posters around the city (repost)

Two groups were photographed on U of T campus last night, and Torontoist has identified several participants. Last night, two groups of white supremacists were caught on camera putting up “It’s Okay To Be White” posters up around the University of Toronto campus. Read the rest of this post on the original site at REVEALED: ...

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