Tag Archives: fascism

Trump: End Due Process For Undocumented Migrants

The New York Times reports: President Trump asserted on Sunday that immigrants who crossed into the United States illegally should be sent back immediately without due process or an appearance before a judge, an escalation of his attacks on the judicial system. It was another twist in an already head-spinning series of developments on immigration after the president reversed a ...

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ICE Tells Bus Riders They Must Be US Citizens To Board

Raw Story reports: A bus driver for Concord Coach Lines was filmed falsely telling passengers lined up to board that they must be U.S. citizens to ride the bus. The ACLU of New Hampshire posted this video to Facebook of the driver in Concord, Maine, along with federal ICE agents intimidating passengers. In the video, passengers wisely refuse to answer ...

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Steve Bannon Lavishes Praise On Mussolini: A Man’s Man Brimming With Virility And Amazing Fashion Sense

The Hill reports: Former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon says he is “fascinated” by former Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. In an interview published Friday in the British magazine, The Spectator, Bannon praised the fascist strongman’s “virility” and “fashion-sense,” calling him a “guy’s guy.” “He was clearly loved by women. He was a guy’s guy. He has all that virility,” ...

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Steve Bannon Tells France’s Fascist National Front: Being Called Racists Is A “Badge Of Honor” [VIDEO]

NPR reports: Both have suffered political falls and on Saturday in Lille, France, Steve Bannon, the onetime chief White House strategist, and Marine Le Pen, who lost the French presidency to Emmanuel Macron in May, sought to prop up each other with a shared anti-establishment stance. Bannon, on a European tour that includes stops in Germany and Italy, addressed a ...

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John Oliver Enters Race For Italian PM [VIDEO]

Time Magazine reports: While Oliver isn’t an Italian citizen, he is alarmed by the slate of candidates and the possible repercussions for the world. In fact, Oliver is so concerned that he has jumped into action and consulted lawyers. Turns out that under Italian law the government coalition can pick a non-politician to run. In fact, they can pick “a ...

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Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy: Trump’s Fake News Awards Are Out Of The Fascist Propaganda Playbook

Via press release from Gov. Dan Malloy: “The modern-day Republican party seems to have taken a page out of the 20th century fascist regime propaganda playbook. The primary purpose of today’s theater regarding ‘fake news’ awards is to bully and intimidate members of an independent press who seek to report the facts. “Democracy does not exist without a free and ...

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NRA Goes Full Violent Fascism In New Clip: Don’t Think We’ll Let You Get Away With Insulting Trump [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: The National Rifle Association (NRA) claims in a new video that President Trump and his supporters are being subjected to the most “ruthless” attack against a U.S. president and his supporters in the history of the country. “We are witnesses to the most ruthless attack on a president and the people who voted for him, and the ...

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John Oliver Issues Warning On Marine Le Pen [VIDEO]

If you’re unfamiliar with the French presidential runoff system, Oliver provides a good explanation. The Daily Beast recaps: John Oliver has a message for France: “Don’t fuck up, too.” On Sunday’s edition of Last Week Tonight, the British comedian broke down the upcoming French presidential election. With current president François Hollande, a Socialist, enjoying a dismal 4 percent approval rating—due ...

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FRANCE: Fascist Leader Marine Le Pen Vows To Ban Dual Citizens From Outside Europe (Except Russia)

Haaretz reports: In a France ruled by the far-right Marine Le Pen, Jewish citizens will be forced to give up their Israeli citizenship, the Front National party leader said on Thursday. Le Pen, a leading contender in the upcoming French presidential contest, told France 2 TV that if elected, she will not allow French citizens to hold on to any ...

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SPLC REPORT: It Was A Pro-Trump Demonstrator Who Shot An Anti-Fascist Protester At Milo’s Event [VIDEO]

Exactly the opposite as Breitbart has been spinning the story. From the Southern Poverty Law Center’s HateWatch blog: It was a scene ripe for violence last Friday night in Red Square on the University of Washington campus in Seattle: Several hundred fans of the racist “Alt-Right” figure Milo Yiannopoulos outside the hall where he was to speak, waiting to be ...

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French Fascist Marine Le Pen Visits Trump Tower

This is the new normal. Everything is fine. Bloomberg reports: French National Front leader Marine Le Pen is in New York on an unannounced visit less than four months before France’s presidential election, according to a senior campaign official. Le Pen, who leads in the latest opinion poll for the presidency, is making a private visit to New York, her ...

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GOP Rep Who Compared Obama To Hitler Demands CNN Reporter Be Fired For Disrespecting Trump

Josh Israel reports at Think Progress: A day after Donald Trump shouted down CNN reporter Jim Acosta at his first “press conference” since July and accused his network of providing “fake news,” a Republican Congressman is demanding that Acosta be fired. Two years ago to the day, Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX) made national news for a tweet comparing the president ...

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TEASER: The Handmaid’s Tale

One of my all-time favorite books. Cosmo recaps: Our first look at Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s 1985 dystopian classic The Handmaid’s Tale is finally here! Hooray! And also: SHIT THIS IS DEPRESSING. The show stars Mad Men’s phenomenal Elisabeth Moss as Offred, a “handmaid” in Gilead, a horrifying future place where fertile young woman are forced into sexual slavery ...

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MAKE SPAIN GREAT AGAIN: Fascists Praise Trump At Pro-Franco Demonstration Backed By Catholic Group

Videos below. The Local reports: Sunday marked the 41st anniversary of the death of General Francisco Franco and far right supporters nostalgic for the dictatorship took to the streets. The demo was organised by far-right groups including Fuerza Nueva, The Spanish Catholic Movement and the Falange. Protestors brandishing placards with slogans such as “Make Spain Great Again” – a reference ...

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Director Of Original Starship Troopers Slams Coming Remake As Fitting For The “Fascist” Trump Presidency

IndieWire reports: One week after the election of Donald Trump, Paul Verhoeven was at the Film Society of Lincoln Center presenting “Starship Troopers,” a 1997 film that highlighted the fascist possibilities of American society. It was a connection that wasn’t lost on the provocative 77 year-old filmmaker, who the Film Society is honoring this month with a two-week retrospective. In ...

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GREECE: Nazi Golden Dawn Party Celebrates Trump’s Win As Victory For “Ethnically Clean States” [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party hailed Donald Trump’s election as president of the United States, calling it a victory against “illegal immigration” and in favour of ethnically “clean” nations. Golden Dawn, Greece’s third-largest party, took its first seats in parliament in 2012 on a backlash against austerity policies in Greece, which has received three international bailouts since 2010. ...

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Breitbart News Declares Plan To Expand Its Scaly Alt-Right Fascist Tentacles Into Germany And France

Fascism exported TO Europe, instead of the long-feared reverse. Reuters reports: The right-wing Breitbart News Network is expanding its U.S. operations and launching sites in Germany and France, its U.S. editor-in-chief told Reuters, as it seeks to monetize the anger and anti-immigrant sentiment unleashed by Donald Trump’s successful presidential campaign. The planned expansion is one sign of how the right-wing ...

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Carl Bernstein On CNN: Trump Is Setting Himself Up As The Head Of A Neo-Fascist Media Empire [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Carl Bernstein made an appearance on CNN this morning, and he opined that Donald Trump‘s refusal to say whether or not he’d accept the results of the election are an ominous sign of what’s to come after November 8. A great deal of conversation still surrounds Trump’s debate remarks, as well as the psyche-out he offered while addressing ...

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World Net Daily Tweets And Deletes Call For Donald Trump To Imprison His Critics After Being Elected

This afternoon the far-right site World Net Daily posted a tweet calling on Donald Trump to revive the “House of Unamerican Activities” after his election. While they presumably mean the House Un-American Activities Committee, which was abolished 41 years ago, WND’s obvious message is that Trump should attempt to have his media critics imprisoned. After I called out this message ...

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Adbusters Magazine Goes There

Advertising Age reports: The latest issue of Adbusters hits newsstands in the U.S. on Tuesday and its coverboy is a man who needs no introduction. The six-times-a-year title, which is published by the Adbusters Media Foundation, a 27-year-old Vancouver-based nonprofit group that was behind the Occupy Wall Street protests, presents The Orange One in stark black and white and makes ...

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