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: Read J. Sakai’s Settlers for Free

Given the increased interest and chatter about J. Sakai’s Settlers: Mythology of the White Proletariat, Kersplebedeb is making this book available for free download from Amazon for the next five days, until May 21st. FREE DOWNLOAD LINK: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00N980EQK Settlers is a uniquely important book in the canon of the North American revolutionary left and anticolonial ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Perspectives on Anarchist Theory in Canada

Perspectives on Anarchist Theory is the annual publication of the Institute for Anarchist Studies; it includes recent essays by IAS-supported writers, feature articles with anarchist views on contemporary issues, book reviews, and updates about IAS activities. While people in the united states can order it directly from AK Press without much trouble, postage costs of ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Political Prisoner Jaan Laaman, Locked in Solitary Confinement and Facing Repression for Speaking Out for Human Rights

TAKE ACTION for Anti-Imperialist Political Prisoner Jaan Laaman, Locked in Solitary Confinement and Facing Repression for Speaking Out for Human Rights Jaan K. Laaman, long-time anti-imperialist political prisoner, is currently solitary confinement (“the hole”). Jaan has been in solitary confinement since his birthday on March 21, 2017 simply for issuing two political statements, a clear ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Certain Dais Call for Art and Article Submissions: Awakening Resistance

Call for Submissions CALL FOR ART AND ARTICLE SUBMISSIONS: AWAKENING RESISTANCE What: A call for art and article submissions on Awakening Resistance for the 2018 Certain Days: Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendar Deadline: May 15, 2017 The Certain Days: Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendar collective (www.certaindays.org) is releasing its 17th calendar this coming fall. The ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: Silvia Federici : Un salaire pour le travail gratuit (FR/EN)

Jeudi le 18 mai, à 19h / Thursday May 18 at 7pm Collège de Maisonneuve, au Vivoir (local B-2210) 3800, rue Sherbrooke Est, Montreal À proximité du métro Joliette et Pie-IX (entrée libre) By Joliette and Pie-IX metros, free admission *** FRANÇAIS SUIVRA ***   CONFERENCE – DISCUSSION A SALARY FOR UNPAID WORK: A REVOLUTIONARY PERSPECTIVE ...

Kersplebedeb | Kersplebedeb: ALBERT WOODFOX!!! @ Montréal – Causerie publique/Public Talk

QUAND/WHEN: 19 mai, 18H00 / May 19th, 6pm OÙ/WHERE: Concordia, Édifice Hall, salle H-110 du 1455, de Maisonneuve Ouest Facebook Event : https://www.facebook.com/events/353463735055993/   LE FRANÇAIS SUIVRA PLEASE SHARE IN YOUR NETWORKS After the unforgettable visit of Robert H. King in March, we are extremely happy to welcome his comrade Albert Woodfox, the other surviving ...

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: Garbage Floats in with the Tide: For Autonomous Antifascism

In his “Notes on Trump,” Bromma posits that the election of Trump and the accompanying rise of the far right are not simple accidents of history, nor the result of some single failure on our side or success on theirs, but are conjoined expressions of a deep phase-shift within the global capitalist economy. Whereas the ...

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: Quick analysis of the anti-fascist counter demo Montreal April 23

Following the explicitly anti-Muslim demonstration held on March 4, on April 23 some of the same far right forces tried a different approach, calling for a demonstration against the governing provincial Liberal Party, taking care to not include anything about race or Islam in any of their materials, and telling people not to bring any racist ...

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: The Work of Settler Colonialism II: Emergent Solidarities

The Work of Settler Colonialism Symposium was launched in April 2016 at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (see page of 2016 event: https://tinyurl.com/wosc2016). This event brought together conversations between the emerging field of settler colonial studies and scholars engaging in the continual crises of neoliberal capitalism with new approaches to ...