The Highland Park Shooting and American Fascism Now / by Stephen F. Eisenman

Fireplug and Coneflowers in the Author’s Garden, Highland Park, Illinois, 2013. Photo: The Author. Highland Park Memoirs I heard about it from my daughter, Sarah, in Chicago. “Dad, did you hear about Highland Park?” That was an ominous beginning. She continued: “There was a shooting during the 4th of July Parade. A bunch of people wereContinue reading “The Highland Park Shooting and American Fascism Now / by Stephen F. Eisenman”

The Long Shadow of Racial Fascism / by Alberto Toscano

October 28, 2020 In the wake of the 2016 election, public intellectuals latched onto the new administration’s organic and ideological links with the alt- and far right. But a mass civic insurgency against racial terror—and the federal government’s authoritarian response—has pushed hitherto cloistered academic debates about fascism into the mainstream, with Peter E. Gordon, Samuel Moyn, and Sarah Churchwell takingContinue reading “The Long Shadow of Racial Fascism / by Alberto Toscano”

Ukrainian communist journalist: ‘This war started eight years ago’ / by Vijay Prashad

Ukrainian troops from the fascist Azov Battalion guard men detained at a site of battle with pro-Russian fighters in Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, June 13, 2014. Ukrainian troops attacked pro-Russia separatists that day, driving them out of buildings they had occupied in the city. About 100 soldiers emerged triumphant from the previously rebel-occupied buildings, shouting theContinue reading “Ukrainian communist journalist: ‘This war started eight years ago’ / by Vijay Prashad”