Dangerous Escalation of U.S. Wars in the Offing

  Much more could have been written, including Trump's $54 billion increase in the already bloated war budget, and the Obama-Trump one trillion dollar program to "modernize" the nuclear arsenal, including developing smaller bombs that would make their use more likely. The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists has moved their doomsday clock up to 2 minutes … Continue reading Dangerous Escalation of U.S. Wars in the Offing

Civil rights attorney Lynne Stewart passes away

— UPDATED March 7 — A few minutes ago my dear friend and comrade Ralph Poynter called to say that his lifelong companion, Lynne Stewart, passed away. She was 77, of Irish origin, and a born fighter who unswervingly devoted herself to humanity’s cause. BY JEFF MACKLER   (Reposted with permission from Socialist Action) Just … Continue reading Civil rights attorney Lynne Stewart passes away

A Victory against Milo’s Far-Right & Next Steps for a Mass Movement

  Following the anti-far-right/fascist riot at UC Berkeley, national media and President Trump exploded in a storm of criticism of the events that took place, with threats to pull UC funding and increased police repression following the successful shut down of an alt-right hate speech by Milo Yiannopoulos- a close collaborator of alt-right Steve Bannon … Continue reading A Victory against Milo’s Far-Right & Next Steps for a Mass Movement

White Nationalism, Fascism and the Alt-Right

  On the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration as President, a masked antifascist punched Richard Spencer. Two weeks later, the University of California Berkeley was forced to cancel an appearance by Milo Yiannopoulos when protests caused over $100,000 of property damage. Both men are fascists, although they prefer to use the term “Alt-Right” to cover … Continue reading White Nationalism, Fascism and the Alt-Right