Anti-fascist (ANTIFA)

Fascism in the United States

Submitted by admin on Wed, 09/06/2017 - 10:15
 The neo-Nazi and white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia
Photo @AndyBCampbell

 

Dear Friends,

The picture above is remarkable. It comes from the neo-Nazi and white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia that took place earlier this month. The combination of the Nazi flag and the Confederate flag is a standard feature of the Right's iconography - the linkage between a desire for White domination with a rehabilitation of the 'lost cause' of the Confederacy. This period of great economic instability has produced some truly morbid symptoms, to use Gramsci's words from a comparable era. This is not a uniquely American phenomenon, certainly, sinc

Sister Saffiyah Khan Faces Off Against Ian Crossland

Submitted by Vijay Prashad on Tue, 04/11/2017 - 13:17

 

 

<Smile> Sister Saffiyah Khan faces off against Ian Crossland, a fascist from the English Defense League. She smiles at his intolerance with the grace of someone who knows that she is standing on the right side of History. When the EDL seemed to gather around Saira Zafar who wears a hijab, Saffiyah stepped in.

Later Crossland wrote, 'she’s lucky she’s got any teeth left'. This is the character of the fascist.

Khan's parents are Pakistani and Bosnian. She had previously been chanting, 'Nazi scum off the streets'. Later she said, 'How is it that I’m smiling?