Posts Tagged ‘ Fascism ’

Steve is on a mission

Jul 31st, 2018 5:55 pm | By

Bannon is spreading his poison in a wider circle.

Donald Trump‘s former adviser Steve Bannon is setting up a foundation to boost the spread of far-right political groups across Europe.

The strategist hopes the non-profit organisation called “The Movement” will rival the liberal Open Society Foundation set up by billionaire George Soros in 1984.

“Soros is brilliant,” Mr Bannon told the Daily Beast website. “He’s evil, but he’s brilliant.”

Since his departure from the White House in August last year, the former Breitbart editor has met a series of right-wing leaders including France’s Marine Le Pen, Alice Weidel of Alternative for Germany, Hungary’s Viktor Orban and Nigel Farage.

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One dead, at least 19 injured

Aug 12th, 2017 4:10 pm | By

This country has fallen into the abyss.

Violence erupted on Saturday as hundreds of white nationalists had gathered here for a rally and clashed with counterprotesters, resulting in at least one death and prompting the governor to declare a state of emergency.

After the rally at a city park was dispersed, a car plowed into a crowd near the city’s downtown mall, killing at least one person and injuring at least 19 others, according to a spokeswoman for the University of Virginia Medical Center. The authorities did not immediately say whether the episode was related to the white nationalists’ demonstration, but several witnesses and video of the scene suggested that it might have been intentional.

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The noise and the silence

Aug 12th, 2017 10:10 am | By

This is highly edifying.

Donald “president” Trump has not said a word about the Charlottesville rallies.… Read the rest

Not sorry

Jul 6th, 2017 11:25 am | By

Jared Yates Sexton on what it’s like to report on threat-mongering fascists in Trump’s Modern Presidential.

It only took a few minutes to figure out that HanAssholeSolo, the person behind President Donald Trump’s most retweeted tweet, had also used racial slurs and posted derogatory comments about Muslims. Then, there was the one that caused all the problems: a thread entitled, “Something Strange About CNN…can’t quite put my finger on it…,” with a graphic of dozens of the network’s talents with tiny blue Stars of David.

This one:

Daily News

My reporting on the Stars of David meme quickly went viral. At this moment it’s been shared more than 14,000 times by the likes of CNN’s own Jake Tapper and

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Jul 1st, 2017 12:32 pm | By

Well this is terrifying.

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