How Fascists Are Taking Advantage Of Climate Change – Second Thought

We all understand that climate change is real, it’s here, and that the consequences of our inaction will be disastrous for our species and countless other forms of life around the world. But what happens when those in positions of power see climate change as a means to an end? A way to make trulyContinue reading “How Fascists Are Taking Advantage Of Climate Change – Second Thought”

Autocracy is Winning – The Atlantic

THE BAD GUYS ARE WINNING If the 20th century was the story of slow, uneven progress toward the victory of liberal democracy over other ideologies—communism, fascism, virulent nationalism—the 21st century is, so far, a story of the reverse. By Anne Applebaum The future of democracy may well be decided in a drab office building on the outskirtsContinue reading “Autocracy is Winning – The Atlantic”

Anti-Government Extremist Ammon Bundy Joins Wild Governor’s Race in Idaho

The COVID-19 pandemic was a boon to the public career of anti-government provocateur Ammon Bundy. The scion of a right-wing clan that orchestrated serial armed confrontations with federal law enforcement officials over grazing rights and usage fees, Bundy burnished his outlaw reputation (he was earlier acquitted twice of federal charges in connection with his and his family’sContinue reading “Anti-Government Extremist Ammon Bundy Joins Wild Governor’s Race in Idaho”

Hoover Dam Reservoir Dips to Record Low, in Sign of Extreme Western U.S. Drought

The reservoir created by Hoover Dam, an engineering marvel that symbolized the American ascendance of the 20th Century, has sunk to its lowest level ever, underscoring the gravity of the extreme drought across the U.S. West. The surface elevation of Lake Mead along the Arizona-Nevada border fell to 1,071.56 feet above sea level, dipping belowContinue reading “Hoover Dam Reservoir Dips to Record Low, in Sign of Extreme Western U.S. Drought”

PEOPLE’S RIGHTS OREGON AND STATE SECESSION EFFORTS

As noted in “The People’s Rights Oregon Insurrection Blueprint,” the network’s plan extends far beyond attacking COVID-19 health measures and the Klamath Basin crisis. People’s Rights Oregon plans to create a secessionist state in East Oregon. These efforts highlight another aspect of the group’s politics – a commitment to a nationalist and revolutionary political projectContinue reading “PEOPLE’S RIGHTS OREGON AND STATE SECESSION EFFORTS”

How Arizona’s Attorney General Is Weaponizing Climate Fears To Keep Out Immigrants

As the right grapples with what comes after climate denial, a Copper State lawsuit suggests creeping ‘eco-fascism’ in Europe may be a model. When Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich accused the Biden administration of failing to protect the environment in a recent lawsuit, it seemed like an unusual claim from a Republican better known forContinue reading “How Arizona’s Attorney General Is Weaponizing Climate Fears To Keep Out Immigrants”

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