Fascism is global: India, US, Europe, Israel share the same anti-Muslim “demographic threat” rhetoric


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Fascism is global. It is not an isolated local political phenomenon; it is the international right wing’s response to international capitalist crisis. The transnational nature of fascism is especially apparent in global right-wing forces’ shared rhetoric on Muslims. Indian media outlets reported on January 2 that a member of the Rajasthan legislative assembly, from the […]

1 January 2018

Meghan Markle coverage accidentally highlights European monarchies’ support for Nazism and fascism


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European monarchies, like many powerful capitalists, were strongly supportive of fascism in the early 20th century. This is unsurprising, because fascist regimes wanted to crush communism and expand the empires of colonial Western capitalist states — serving the interests of monarchs and capitalists alike. The fascist regimes in Italy and Spain, for instance, preserved the […]

24 December 2017

Jacobin, leading neo-Kautskyite magazine, whitewashes SPD, erasing murders of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht


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Jacobin, the globe’s leading neo-Kautskyite magazine, published an article on the centennial of the Bolshevik Revolution that explicitly whitewashes the counter-revolutionaries in the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) who have the blood of renowned Marxist leaders Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht on their hands. This piece, more than any other, exemplifies the pro-imperialist, social chauvinist, […]

30 November 2017

Moderate Rebels transcript – Zionism and anti-Semitism: Joseph Massad on the sordid historical alliance


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Moderate Rebels episode 9 transcript Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton are joined by Columbia University Professor Joseph Massad, a leading expert on Israel-Palestine and Arab politics and intellectual history. Massad details the long history of collaboration between anti-Semites and Zionists. We discuss how Zionism was promoted by Western imperialist governments as a bulwark against socialism, […]

17 November 2017

Moderate Rebels episode 9 – Zionism and anti-Semitism: Joseph Massad on the sordid historical alliance


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Moderate Rebels episode 9 Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton are joined by Columbia University Professor Joseph Massad, a leading expert on Israel-Palestine and Arab politics and intellectual history. Massad details the long history of collaboration between anti-Semites and Zionists. We discuss how Zionism was promoted by Western imperialist governments as a bulwark against socialism, communism, […]

17 November 2017