Category Archives: Fascism Without Swastikas

If uniformed officers are a bad idea at schools, what about Pride?

A 1981 issue of The Body Politic, a Toronto gay community newspaper, calling for protests against the police following a series of bathhouse raids known as Operation Soap. As Pride Week approaches in Toronto, I’ve noticed an uptick on my … Continue reading

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CONFIRMED: Sultan Erdogan ORDERED his goons to attack Kurdish demonstrators!

Even without hearing exactly what was said, it’s pretty clear that Sultan Erdogan ordered his goons to attack, unprovoked, in Washington, DC. He even went to see how they did, and appeared satisfied. Since when is this legal? And why … Continue reading

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Ah yes, THAT peaceful Venezuelan opposition.

So peaceful. So pro-democracy. So… …very, very WHITE.

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Don’t cry for Roger Ailes.

Want to know just how long and sorely overdue this old scumbag’s death was? Watch this and learn: Yeah. Roger Ailes, professional ratfucker from the days of Tricky Dick Nixon. Devotee of the casting couch. Professional sexual harasser and rapist … Continue reading

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Sultan Erdogan’s goons attack protesters in DC!

As Cenk says, this wasn’t in Turkey. This is pretty much illegal on US soil, is it not? PS: It gets worse. Raw Story reports that Sultan Erdogan was looking on at the time his goons attacked the Kurdish separatist … Continue reading

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Donald J. Drumpf, blood diamond profiteer

Part 2 of the Zembla investigative report on Drumpf’s strange business buddies. Who is Lev Leviev, and what are his ties to the infamous Chabad movement, as well as the blood-diamond trade in Africa…and the theft of Palestinian land in … Continue reading

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Thoughts and impressions on the French election

The flags are tricolor; the supporters of the new president, multi-colored. The margin of victory, at latest count, stands at exactly two to one for Emmanuel Macron. A decisive victory over his nationalist rival, Marine Le Pen. And yet. It’s … Continue reading

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On (re-)reading The Handmaid’s Tale: A few random thoughts

The first time I read The Handmaid’s Tale, I was in university…and I didn’t understand it at all. To be fair, I was probably about 19 or 20. The book was just a couple of years old, a major bestseller … Continue reading

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Venezuela prepares to exit the OAS

Put the kettle on, honey, because you’re going to be needing hot tea when you hear this: Yes, that’s right: Venezuela is planning to leave the Organization of American States! Aporrea has the story: Venezuelan minister of exterior relations Delcy … Continue reading

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Cops Behaving Badly: An unholy alliance in Flint, Michigan

This is fucked up on so many levels: They were arresting town-hall attendees in Flint. Not for rioting or anything close to it, but for cussing during a moment of emotional agitation, and for wearing hats in a church (but … Continue reading

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