Finnish far right hopes to use local elections as national springboard

Finns Party is on course for huge gains in local elections. The far-right Finns Party is on course to more than double its share of the vote at local elections in Finland on Sunday in a show of strength that could spell trouble for Brussels. Over recent weeks, Finns Party leader Jussi Halla-aho has revvedContinue reading “Finnish far right hopes to use local elections as national springboard”

Thousands march in support of Muslim family killed in truck attack in Canada

Thousands of people marched on Friday in support of a Canadian Muslim family run over and killed by a man driving a pick-up truck last Sunday in an attack the police described as a hate crime. The four victims, spanning three generations, were killed when Nathaniel Veltman, 20, ran into them while they were outContinue reading “Thousands march in support of Muslim family killed in truck attack in Canada”

Chicago Cop Donned Police Hoodie While Storming Capitol: FBI

Karol Chwiesiuk was once anointed “police officer of the month.” On Friday, he appeared before a federal judge. Chicago police officer Karol Chwiesiuk decided to participate in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol that resulted in five deaths, including a police officer, and a nation unnerved. All in a Chicago Police Department hoodie.Continue reading “Chicago Cop Donned Police Hoodie While Storming Capitol: FBI”

Pennsylvania Republicans cut a lawmaker’s mic after he said the state GOP is ‘100% white’

Pennsylvania’s Republican House leadership cut the microphone of a state Democrat on Wednesday. Rep. Brian Sims, a Democrat from Philadelphia, said the GOP delegation “is 100% white.” Sims accused the Pennsylvania GOP of pursuing a “grossly, predictably misogynistic agenda.” A Pennsylvania Democrat had his speech cut short on Wednesday after he said the state’s RepublicanContinue reading “Pennsylvania Republicans cut a lawmaker’s mic after he said the state GOP is ‘100% white’”

Joe Manchin’s “highly suspicious” reversal on voting bill follows donation from corporate lobby

U.S. Chamber of Commerce sure loves Joe Manchin. Is that why his op-ed on voting bill echoed their talking points? Sen. Joe Manchin, the West Virginia Democrat famous for his vow to maintain the Senate filibuster and thereby scuttle much of President Biden’s agenda, recently published an op-ed opposing the For the People Act, Democrats’Continue reading “Joe Manchin’s “highly suspicious” reversal on voting bill follows donation from corporate lobby”

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”

‘We’re being marginalized!’ Fox News hosts explode at Black people ‘trying to take down the white culture’

The hosts of Fox & Friends on Wednesday claimed that white people are being “marginalized” by an effort to provide racial justice education in schools. Hosts Steve Doocy, Ainsley Earhardt and Brian Kilmeade expressed angst while discussing the possibility that schools are teaching “critical race theory,” a term that they did not define. “They’re not acknowledging anyContinue reading “‘We’re being marginalized!’ Fox News hosts explode at Black people ‘trying to take down the white culture’”

Germany: Frankfurt police unit to be disbanded over far-right chats

A special police unit will be disbanded after investigators found right-wing extremist messages shared by some of its members. Police from the central German city of Frankfurt am Main have decided to disband the city’s Special Task Force (SEK) following the discovery of far-right extremist messages in group chats, a state official said on Thursday. Interior Minister forContinue reading “Germany: Frankfurt police unit to be disbanded over far-right chats”

29 Percent of Republican Voters Think Donald Trump Could get Reinstated as President This Year

A new poll from Morning Consult/Politico found that 29 percent of Republican voters in the U.S. think Donald Trump will be reinstated as president this year. Of the 29 percent who said they believe Trump will be back in the White House, 17 percent of voters said it was a “very likely” scenario and 12 percent said it wasContinue reading “29 Percent of Republican Voters Think Donald Trump Could get Reinstated as President This Year”

Trump’s Favorite Economist Just Said Minorities ‘Aren’t Worth $15 an Hour’

Art Laffer is the brains behind “trickle down” economics. Arguably the most important conservative economist of the last 50 years went on television on Tuesday to argue that the poor, people of color, and other marginalized people aren’t “worth” $15 an hour. Art Laffer, an economist in the Reagan White House, appeared on Fox NewsContinue reading “Trump’s Favorite Economist Just Said Minorities ‘Aren’t Worth $15 an Hour’”

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