Reportback from the Stand With Survivors Against Patriot Prayer rally in Portland, Oregon.
The spread of openly racist, authoritarian governments raises the specter of 1930s fascism. And while continuities can no doubt be found (and not necessarily at the seemingly obvious levels of discourse, tactics or paraphernalia), differences are also significant and ignoring the latter will carry a heavy cost for any anti-capitalist politics.
Rome, Italian territory: On Tuesday police evicted the Baobab refugee camp for the 22nd time.
Nijmegen, dutch territory: On Saturday November 10, more than 250 demonstrators gathered at Faberplein to take a stand against racism and fascism.
Zagreb, Croatia: A direct consequence of anti-refugee propaganda: AYS integration center targeted by fascists.
Call for counter protests against a rally of Patriot Prayer in Portland on November 17.
Two trials against anti-fascist / anti-racist activists will soon take place in Aachen. We call for a solidary accompaniment of the trial and a demo against the shift to the right and repression.
Poland: Tens of thousands of nationalists and fascists from all over Europe plan to march today (November 11) in Warsaw to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Polish state independence. The march, issued with a last-minute ban by the Mayor of Warsaw, will finally go ahead after a court overturned the Mayor’s decision.
The essay shared below continues our exploration of Miguel Amorós analyses of capitalism, along with that of other May 68 writers, Jaime Semprun, Amedeo Bertolo and Eduardo Colombo.
On this day, November 9, the night of broken glass (Kristallnacht) took place. 9 November 1938, the ‘Kristallnacht’ pogrom was the first step towards the extermination of the Jewish Europeans by the nazis. In the German speaking territory people speak about “Novemberpogroms”. The reason is that people think it’s important to focus on the dehumanization and the persecution, instead of pieces of glass. And they have a point there.