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Raising Their Banner High: Fascism, Imperialism, and Anti-Communism at the Capitol Hill Riots

Raising their banner high: Fascism, imperialism, and anti-communism at the Capitol Hill riots

This multicultural dimension of an overtly white supremacist demonstration is not a contradiction: rather, it reflects the convergence between imperialism abroad and fascism at home. Liberal commentators expressed self-righteous dismay at the vandalizing of “our” “iconic symbol of democracy,” worrying about what the events would do to the U.S.’ hallowed image as the shining “city […]

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Phil Wilayto

Lessons from the attack on the U.S. Capitol

What happened Jan. 6 at the U.S. Capitol was a violent takeover of Congress by a fascist mob, not a “protest by Trump supporters.” And, although five people died and there were more than 50 arrests, it’s obvious to the wide public that these overwhelmingly white lawbreakers were handled much differently than they would have […]

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