Posts Tagged ‘fascism’

Godwin on Godwin

Written By: - Date published: 6:20 am, August 20th, 2017 - 83 comments

It’s ok to call Nazis Nazis.

There are no fascists in New Zealand…

Written By: - Date published: 8:34 am, March 4th, 2017 - 69 comments

A confluence of circumstantial evidence is all you ever get when you’re dealing with cryptofascists.

Tr*mp and Bannon on the end of the state

Written By: - Date published: 7:18 am, March 1st, 2017 - 32 comments

not with a whimper but a bang.

The constitution is screwed

Written By: - Date published: 4:10 pm, January 31st, 2017 - 117 comments

Trump goes full fascist and fires the acting Attorney General for daring to question his Muslim Ban order.

Trump’s Muslim travel ban

Written By: - Date published: 9:38 am, January 29th, 2017 - 149 comments

Welcome to the new America.

Punching Nazis, and practicing resistance

Written By: - Date published: 12:40 pm, January 27th, 2017 - 186 comments

Being human, Linda Tirado, and lessons for New Zealand.

Team Trump pretty much calls for civil war

Written By: - Date published: 8:02 am, August 3rd, 2016 - 168 comments

Team Trump is pretty much calling for civil war if they don’t get their way. We are through the looking glass.

The politics of dumb anger

Written By: - Date published: 6:05 am, June 20th, 2016 - 112 comments

There are some pretty depressing political trends going on.

William Gibson on Donald Trump

Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, May 24th, 2016 - 30 comments

William Gibson of Neuromancer fame thinks that Donald Trump may be the real American fascist deal.

Le Pen, Trump, dark times

Written By: - Date published: 8:52 am, December 10th, 2015 - 73 comments

As the world meets in Paris, in desperate need of sanity and unity, the tides of political madness seem to be rising everywhere.

Please don’t go there America

Written By: - Date published: 11:56 am, November 20th, 2015 - 27 comments

Donald Trump won’t rule out “tracking Muslim Americans in a database or giving them “a special form of identification that noted their religion””. Brings to mind an F word.

How to spot fascism

Written By: - Date published: 9:27 pm, May 23rd, 2013 - 95 comments

This. This is fascism. Giving spies the powers that they have in the States could prevent the kind of terrorism that just happened … in the States. The fascist author of this piece that the Herald disgracefully published even wrote: “if you have nothing to hide from the GCSB, then you have nothing to fear.” Do people actually say that and mean it? Yes, fascists do.

Those nice men in suits

Written By: - Date published: 8:18 am, November 12th, 2011 - 16 comments

Militant reactionarism coming to NZ

Written By: - Date published: 11:47 pm, January 12th, 2011 - 147 comments

The Great Depression saw the rise of rightwing reactionarism. Out of reactionary movements came fascist governments from Brazil to Romania. We had the 100,000-strong New Zealand Legion. The Great Recession is spawning a new wave of militant reactionarism, now reaching our shores.

Happy Birthday National

Written By: - Date published: 10:43 am, May 14th, 2008 - 54 comments

Today is the 62nd anniversary of the founding of the National Party. So, it’s an opportune moment to reflect on the founding principles of the National Party and ask that age old question ‘why are they called National anyway?’ The political background to the founding of the National party is the conflict between the three […]

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