fascism

The middle class, the partocracy and fascism - Miguel Amorós

A discussion of “partocracy”, defined as “a modern type of developmentalist oligarchy” characterized by the abrogation of popular sovereignty by a political class largely based on the declining and insecure middle classes, which acts on behalf of the needs of economic expansion but is based on an extensive network of patronage relations, establishing a regime in which “fear is used as an instrument of government” to impose “a policy of resignation”, together with an analysis of how this regime differs (e.g., decentralized vs. centralized corruption) from fascism, despite certain similarities.

Greek islands against the Golden Dawn

Residents of Crete and Thasos have recently stopped Golden Dawn activities in separate incidents on the Greek islands.

‘We don’t forgive, we don’t forget’: anti-fascists commemorate ten years since the murder of Davide Cesare

Ten years after the murder of leftist militant Davide Cesare aka DAX, stabbed to death by fascists on March 16 2003, thousands of activists march in Milan to commemorate his death and to carry forward his ideals.

Anonymous Italy takes down website of neo-fascist group CasaPound

On March 11, 2013, Anonymous Italy took down the website of Casapound, a far-right extremist group that recently stood in the general political elections. The hackers claimed the anti-fascist nature of their act, while also demanding the immediate dissolution of the group, whose homofobic, racist and violent values are in patent contravention of the Italian laws, forbidding the reformation of the Fascist Party.

Elections as litmus test for Italian neofascists

In the months before the Italian elections there was great concern that there might be a resurgence of support for fascist parties. There is certainly potential for such fear to become real: the economic and political crisis, strong popular dissatisfaction, unemployment, and widespread superficial racism. In this article, we look at the electoral results of the different Italian neo-fascist parties, while also charting recent events involving far right representatives and movements.

“The Ku Klux Government”: Vigilantism, lynching, and the repression of the IWW

Cartoon published in the 'Industrial Worker' and the 'Messenger,' August 1923.

Michael Cohen's journal article on the extra-parliamentary repression of the IWW that ran parallel to that of the state at the beginning of the twentieth century.

Neo-Nazi terror marked the protests in Sofia (Bulgaria)

HoRa (People-against-Racism) warns: nationalist and neo-Nazi tendencies made provocations during today’s (Feb. 24, 2013) procession, which started officially from the Ministry of Economics in protest of high electricity bills.

5 fascist groups you should know about

Flag of the Arditi del Popolo (People's Squads)

Concerning support for neo-fascist groups grows in the global financial crisis.

Is Indonesia Heading Towards Fascism?

Is Indonesia Heading Fascism?

Analysis on the emergence of a new law in Indonesia related to the crisis and the social situation

Fascist attacks on self-organised spaces repulsed

Two self-organised spaces were successfully defended when they were attacked by fascist and police forces over the weekend.