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
The Rittenhouse Verdict Is Green Light for Right-Wing Vigilantism. The Left Must Respond
The jury’s verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial is a devastating injustice, and a dangerous precedent that will open the door for more right-wing reactionary violence against the Left. To defeat the Right, we must unite our struggles.
James Dennis HoffNovember 20, 2021
The Fix Is In: The Criminal “Justice” System Protects Kyle Rittenhouse
Kyle Rittenhouse is a murderer, a terrorist, and a white supremacist. And the U.S. “justice” system is protecting him.
Ezra BrainNovember 11, 2021
The Capitol Takeover Has Triggered a Crackdown We Should All Fear
The end of the Trump Administration has set the entire political spectrum ablaze in a flurry of responses ranging from desperate outrage to relief to gloating consolidation. The events of January 6th are an external expression of a subterranean churn that will continue to make itself felt long after the transfer of power to the resurgent neoliberal center. What should we expect? Nobody can say --- but we can examine the forces at play and the verdict of history on their political precursors.
Remi Debs BrunoJanuary 19, 2021
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Calls the Capitol the “Citadel of Democracy”
While speaking out against the ultra-right white supremacist mob that stormed the Capitol last week, AOC referred to the Capitol as the “citadel of democracy.” Organizing and speaking out against the right should not mean glorifying the imperialist, capitalist U.S. Capitol and what takes place within its walls.
Tatiana CozzarelliJanuary 16, 2021
Neither Big Tech nor the Government Will Stop the Right — the Workers’ Movement Needs to Step Up!
Any measures that the ruling class takes against the Right will inevitably be used with 10 times more force against the Left.
Nathaniel FlakinJanuary 11, 2021