From Judaism to Fascism: How Zionists Turned Their Backs on Their Own Culture

For the Zionists, the drive to climb the blood-soaked ladder of imperialism, to no longer be on the bottom rungs, shrouded not only their humanity but their own cultural teachings.

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WASHINGTON -- In late June of this year, New Scientist blandly reported that the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) had “used a swarm of small drones to locate, identify and attack Hamas militants,” the first documented case of a drone swarm being used in so-called combat. In his book, “Exterminate All The Brutes,” Sven Lindqvist contextualizes Adolf

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Chris Hedges: The Evil Within Us

Millions of largely white Americans, hermetically sealed within the ideology of the Christian Right, yearn to destroy the ‘Satanic’ forces they blame for the debacle of their lives. And one such evangelical just killed eight people in Atlanta.

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Princeton, New Jersey (Scheerpost) — Robert Aaron Long, 21, charged with murdering eight victims, six of whom were Asian women, at three Atlanta-area massage parlors, told police that he carried out the killings to eliminate the temptations that fed his sexual addiction. His church, Crabapple First Baptist Church, in Milton, Georgia, which opposes

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In the Wake of the Riots: The Blowback from Defeating Trump was Criminalizing Dissent

As the neoliberal state’s crisis of legitimacy matures, anti-terrorism laws and the institutional apparatus of fascist repression are being perfected to use against future insurgencies.

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The Capitol building riot of January 6 marked the messiest transition in the recent history of ruling class power from one chief executive of the capitalist world to the next. If that history is any guide, the change of guard neither portends better treatment of working people nor a reduction of the threat of fascism. Trump may have been booted

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Chris Hedges: The Politics of Cultural Despair

It is despair that is killing us, eating into the social fabric, rupturing social bonds, and manifesting in self-destructive pathologies.

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Princeton, New Jersey (Scheerpost) — The physical and moral decay of the United States and the malaise it has spawned have predictable results. We have seen in varying forms the consequences of social and political collapse during the twilight of the Greek and Roman empires, the Ottoman and Hapsburg empires, Tsarist Russia, Weimar Germany and the

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Chris Hedges: Trump’s Barrett Nomination Another Step Toward Christian Fascism

All fascist and totalitarian movements paper over their squalid belief systems with the veneer of morality.

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Princeton, New Jersey (Scheerpost) — The Christian Right is content to have the focus on Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett revolve around her opposition to abortion and membership in People of Praise, a far-right Catholic cult that practices “speaking in tongues.” What it does not want examined is her abject subservience to corporate power,

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The Specter of a Fascist Coup by Trump Haunts the U.S. – There’s Worse to Worry About

Spreading faster than COVID-19 among those on the portside, warnings of a fascist-style coup by Trump are rampant this presidential campaign season.

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Should Trump fail to carry the Electoral College, Noam Chomsky admonishes, “he could send Blackshirts out in the streets… preparation for a plan to try to bring the military in to carry out something which would amount to a military coup.” A New York Times columnist opines: “Put nothing past Trump, not even the destruction of the American

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