Austin: Police Assault Protesters, Showing Bias for Fascist Provocateurs

by Mike Talavera Last Saturday, Austin police retaliated against a group of protesters who had successfully thwarted a fascist-led pro-police rally, arresting several and pinning one young man face down on the ground and repeatedly punching him. The crackdown came after two men, one the son of a police officer and the other a former or part-time police officer, tried to ram their vehicles through … Continue reading Austin: Police Assault Protesters, Showing Bias for Fascist Provocateurs

Opinion: Infowars and Other Reactionaries Spread Dangerous Anti-Mask Hysteria

By Jakob Stein On June 28 the fascist media outlet Infowars, led by its owner and lead radio host Alex Jones, hosted an anti-mask rally at the Texas Capitol in Austin. The event drew approximately 150 American flag-waving, MAGA hat-wearing reactionaries who chanted the slogan “We can’t breathe,” in a racist mockery of the words which have been a rallying cry for the movement for … Continue reading Opinion: Infowars and Other Reactionaries Spread Dangerous Anti-Mask Hysteria

Trump Suspends Nonimmigrant Visa in Appeal to Reactionary Base

By Nélida Tello On Monday, imperialist President Donald Trump announced the suspension of new temporary work visas; H-1B, L-1, and J until January 2021, leaving open the possibility of extending the suspension. The move will impact more than 500,000 nonimmigrant workers and will disproportionately target Indian nonimmigrants on the H-1B visa. The effects of the executive order will be felt in 2021, as the issuance … Continue reading Trump Suspends Nonimmigrant Visa in Appeal to Reactionary Base

Denmark: Rebellion Breaks Out in Aarhus

By Peter Cherry Earlier this month in Denmark, the people in Gellerupparken (a large proletarian neighborhood in West Aarhus) reacted with revolutionary violence after the police shot a man during an anti-fascist demonstration, because he threatened a fascist named Rasmus Paludan who was provoking those in the neighborhood. Paludan leads a fascist party called Stram Kurs (“Hard Line”) which has been attacking immigrant neighborhoods and … Continue reading Denmark: Rebellion Breaks Out in Aarhus

Philippines: Fascist President Duterte Orders ‘Shoot to Kill’ for Anyone Leaving Home to Protest

By Patrick Gill Rodrigo Duterte, the fascist President of the Philippines, claims to have issued ‘shoot to kill’ orders to the military directed against anyone violating isolation orders.  Several clashes and arrests have already taken place in Manila where the masses have risen to protest the government for food aid. In response to the starving people, Duterte promised to “bury them” in a televised address. … Continue reading Philippines: Fascist President Duterte Orders ‘Shoot to Kill’ for Anyone Leaving Home to Protest

Brazil: Bolsonaro Studies ‘State of Siege’ to Guard Against Popular Rebellion

By Jakob Stein This week a right-wing magazine leaked information that fascist Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been studying the ‘state of siege’ decree under the guise of combatting the coronavirus. By decreeing a state of siege, Bolsonaro would be able to suspend the powers of both the judicial and legislative branches of government and consequently expand and consolidate the far-right’s control over the reactionary … Continue reading Brazil: Bolsonaro Studies ‘State of Siege’ to Guard Against Popular Rebellion