Why and how Trump is about to get worse than ever

I didn’t stay up all night awaiting news of the US mid-term elections but I did take a look at the results when I got up. The campaigning preceding the vote was said to be some of the most personal and abusive ever, with misogyny and racism at every turn. The man at the centre

The Unmasking Antifa Act: Behind the Mask of History

On the 86th anniversary of the Battle of Cable Street where anti-fascist Londoners fought and stopped fascists marching through the primarily Jewish section of East London, it’s important to know the history of anti-fascism and the current surge in fascism. In a recent interview with author and organizer scott crow on Tucker Carlson Tonight, Carlson

USA: hundreds of people attend Anti-Columbus Day Tour at American Museum of Natural History

On Monday, around a thousand activists and artists gathered for the third annual Anti-Columbus Day at New York American Museum of Natural History: the fifth most visited museum in the country. The action was organised by Decolonize This Place: a group oriented around indigenous, black liberation, Free Palestine and workers struggles  and de-gentrification. The group argues

USA: antifascists and fascists clash outside Islamic convention

More than 100 antifascists and white supremacists, some armed, clashed outside the 55th annual Islamic Society of North America convention at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Huston, Texas. The convention drew thousands of American Muslims for a weekend of talks, festivities and prayers. The tensions run high from the start of the convention on

ICE and the Impact on Communities of Colour

In the last 20 months of the Trump administration, we have seen a continued targeting of communities of color throughout the United States. Trump and his administration of white supremacists have demonstrated that they will work tirelessly to make good on the campaign promises that galvanized much of the conservative base, from the U.S./México border

Texas: San Antonio Occupy ICE camp attacked by nazis

Yesterday morning the activists camping outside of ICE facilities in San Antonio, Texas, were attacked by neo-nazis from Patriot Front group. The camp was trashed, but fortunately nobody was injured. Patriot Front is a Texas-based white supremacist, neo-nazi association. About 15-people strong group, wearing blue shirts and white masks, ambushed the camp, shouting “strong borders,

Aspects of syndicalism in Spain, Sweden and USA

Considering the relative weakness of anarcho-syndicalism in Britain historially, Philip Holgate compares three countries where the revolutionary union idea took off and made a major social impact in Spain, Sweden and the US. Holgate, born at Chesterfield, 1934, studied mathematics at Exeter and spent five years teaching in a progressive school. He was a member of

When Chomsky Worked on Weapons Systems for the Pentagon

Between 1963 and 1965, Noam Chomsky worked as a consultant on an Air Force project to establish English as an “operational language for command and control.”[1] According to one of his students, who also worked on this project, the military justification for funding this work was “that in the event of a nuclear war, the