On Wednesday, December 7th at Texas A & M University, as FBI agents monitored hundreds of protesters from the tops of roofs, heavily armed riot police clashed with demonstrators bent on disrupting and shutting down an event organized by Preston Wiginton, a 51 year old former student of the campus and long time white supremacist. The event featured a talk by Richard Spencer, a leading ideologue within the growing “Alt-Right,” which attempts to re-brand fascist, Neo-Nazi, and white nationalist ideas for the millennial generation in order to create an all-white fascist “ethno-state.”
Yesterday up to 3500 people came to the last fascist Pegida gathering in 2016 in Dresden, Germany. The fascists gathered to sing christmas songs. About 1000 people attended at a liberal counter concert where mayor Hilbert had a speech in which he actually didn’t really took a position. About 350 people attended at a antifa counter gathering. About 120 people attended at the NoPe antifa gathering. Only 8 people attended at a third counter gathering. Pegida is still alive and the antifascist movement is still outnumbered by the fascists in the german city of Dresden. Since Trump won the US presidential election, European fascists are celebrating and hoping to win elections in several European parliaments.
Germany: About 150 people protested on Sunday night in Rostock’s Kröpeliner-Tor-Vorstadt neighbourhood against fascist activities. The demo was an reaction on a provocation by fascists on Sunday afternoon.
On December 6, it was 8 years ago that cops murdered Alexis Grigoropoulos in Athens, Greece. In Several Greek cities there were fierce batlles between riot cops and mainly anarchist activists. Here is an update about the people that got arrested on December 6, 2016.
On December 2, 2016, in the community of Alacatlatzala, Guerrero, an indigenous and popular armed group was founded, with its principal goal being to manage their own security and that of their families, lands and territories, due to the immense and increasing violence and extortion these communities exist in, far removed from “progress” and the assistance of the Mexican government.
Statement by YPG commander Polat Can on the fall of east-Aleppo.
It’s well known that attacks on the HDP in Northern Kurdistan (Turkey) are part of an overall repression of the Kurdish people. Attacks on their language, tradition, institutions, and way of life have been common place for years, but particularly since Erdogan’s “crack down” or post-coup attempt “purge.” Turkish nationalism is peaking, and Turkish society is suffering as a result.
Continue reading Brutal Attacks on HDP Part of Systematic Ethnic Cleansing in Turkey
Neo-Nazi rag “The Daily Stormer” has released a call for action against the Jewish community in Montana. What have they suggested this time? A “troll storm.”
Last night about 1300 people marched through Berlin’s Neukölln district. It was a strong antifa demo after several attacks by fascists in Neukölln.
About Anarchism (written by Nicolas Walter) is one of the finest short introductions to the basic concepts, theories and practical applications of anarchism. First written in the 60s, it has yet to be surpassed. This new edition includes an introduction by his daughter, the British feminist author Natasha Walter. Download the free PDF file.