The Rise of the Proto-Fascist Right Highlights the Crisis of the Whole System
The recent fight over Kevin McCarthy’s becoming Speaker of the House reveals how divided and polarized the Republican Party is. Out of this crisis, a proto-fascist wing of the Republican Party has emerged, strengthened and empowered after extracting concessions from the GOP establishment.
Ezra BrainJanuary 23, 2023
Understanding the Carnage at Colorado Springs
The heinous violence displayed in Colorado Springs is a stark reminder of the menacing, lethal threat that today’s determined far right continues to pose to trans and queer people, and anyone living outside capitalism’s imposed sexual and gender boundaries.
Keegan O'BrienDecember 4, 2022
‘A United Labor Movement Can Stop the Far Right’: An Interview with Warren Montag
Warren Montag discusses the rise of the U.S. Far Right, and how the labor movement can help create a unified force capable of stopping it.
Left VoiceJuly 29, 2022
To Fight Far Right Attacks We Must Reclaim the Radical Legacy of Pride
This Pride Month, many are worried about the escalating attacks on queer people, and especially trans people, coming from the far right. Instead of staying home, we need to take Pride back to its roots as a protest against oppression, not a party.
Olivia WoodJune 13, 2022
Far-Right Groups Forcibly Enter The People’s Forum in New York
Far-right groups, in coordination with the NYPD, forcibly entered New York City organizing space The People’s Forum and harassed the staff. The Left must all stand against the Far Right and state attacks on our movements.
Left VoiceJune 4, 2022
Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” Bill Is Another Attack on Queer Youth and All Educators
Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill would make it illegal to discuss gender and sexuality in K–12 schools. We need a unified, national movement against these right-wing attacks.
Ezra BrainFebruary 14, 2022
One Year After January 6: The State of the Right and the Re-Legitimization of the State
Today politicians will commemorate the anniversary of the Storming of the Capitol as the day that democracy was saved from an attack of wild Trump supporters. But the advance of the far Right won’t be stopped by the Democrats or by putting our faith in the undemocratic institutions of the United States.
Ezra BrainJanuary 6, 2022
A TERF-Far Right Alliance Has Launched a New Transphobic Onslaught
In view of the increasing number of reactionary articles in the press and other public statements of that ilk, this article proposes a short guide to survival in transphobic territory — with a focus on Britain, the United States, and France.
Julian VileDecember 7, 2021
From the Tea Party to Kyle Rittenhouse: The Far Right’s Advances within the Republican Party
Since Kyle Rittenhouse’s acquittal, he's been offered three different internships with Republican members of Congress and been invited to meet with Donald Trump. This is the latest sign that the Republican Party is embracing the far Right --- a trend that was first seen in the Tea Party.
Ezra BrainDecember 3, 2021
“We run this society and we can shut it down”: Reflections on the Rittenhouse Trial
The Rittenhouse verdict is an indictment of the racist capitalist system. We can neither rely on the capitalist Democratic party to help us, nor can we afford to get stuck in a vicious cycle of mutual aid efforts that is entrenched in a constant state of responding to capitalist crises. To rid ourselves of this racist capitalist system, we must come together and shut it down.
Adnan AhmedNovember 21, 2021