Saturday, April 08, 2023

Main Blog Moved to Kersplebedeb.com!

Since March 2013, the main Kersplebedeb website has been migrated to a primarily wordpress format.

What this means in practical terms is that everything you are used to seeing on Sketchy Thoughts is now being posted straight to Kersplebedeb and simply being automatically mirrored here. So in general, you will probably have a better reading/viewing experience if you head over to Kersplebedeb.

For those who prefer the Sketchy Thoughts blogger layout for whatever reason, this page will continue to be automatically updated whenever something is posted to Kersplebedeb, for at least the short-term future. However, as additional functionality is added to the Kersplebedeb site via wordpress, the Sketchy Thoughts page will probably begin to show its age more and more.



Saturday, August 12, 2017

MONTRÉAL: Manif contre l’extrême droite en solidarité avec Charlottesville

ANTIFAWhen: Sunday, August 13 at 7 PM
Where: Square Phillips (Corner of Saint Catherine St W, Montreal, Quebec H3B 3E9)

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IGD: Guide to Charlottesville Solidarity Actions Around the World

In solidarity with our friends at CrimethInc.

On August 12, a fascist murdered one person and injured dozens more by driving a vehicle into a crowd of anti-racist protestors in Charlottesville, Virginia. Fascists had been calling for violence in advance; they made it very clear that this would happen. We are calling for solidarity actions to take place around the country in response—to support the bereaved, to encourage those who courageously stood up to fascist murderers, to reach out to our communities about this situation, and to show that we will not stand for this. Here, you can find a list of solidarity demonstrations and a PDF of a flier you can print and distribute to inform others about this situation.

To add your event, email: info [at] itsgoingdown [dot] org and send updates about solidarity demonstrations to us via @crimethinc or rollingthunder@crimethinc.com.

General Purpose Flyer

Download and Print the PDF Flyer Here

On August 12, an alt-right fascist murdered a person and injured dozens more by driving a vehicle into a crowd of anti-racist protestors in Charlottesville, Virginia. We are calling for solidarity actions to take place around the country to respond to this.

If we allow the alt-right and neo-Nazis to organize in our communities, the consequences will be fatal. Charlottesville is just the beginning. If the alt-right can get away with murder there, none of us will be safe. We have to stand up to white supremacists, we have to shut down and chase out these bigots every time they try to organize, or else they will kill more people.

You are a target. These bigots target people of color, women, Muslims, Jews, LGBTQ people, immigrants, radicals, liberals, and anyone who doesn’t agree with them—not just with words, but with violence. Emboldened by Trump’s election, alt-right and fascist bigots have already shot and wounded protestors against racism in Minneapolis and Seattle, stabbed bystanders to death in Portland for intervening against Islamophobia, and sowed hatred and discord across the country. We are betraying our friends and neighbors if we don’t take a stand.

The police will not protect us. They murder over a thousand people every year in this country, and infiltrate and attack our demonstrations when we stand up against alt-right terror. We have to organize to defend ourselves.

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Sunday, August 06, 2017

Building Everyday Anti-Fascism (repost)

Ibrahima Barry. Azzeddine Soufiane. Khaled Belkacemi. Mamadou Tanou Barry. Abdelkrim Hassane. Boubaker Thabti. On January 29, 2017, these six men were murdered while praying at Québec City’s Islamic Cultural Centre, and five others were seriously injured.

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Building Everyday Anti-Fascism



Ibrahima Barry. Azzeddine Soufiane. Khaled Belkacemi. Mamadou Tanou Barry. Abdelkrim Hassane. Boubaker Thabti. On January 29, 2017, these six men were murdered while praying at Québec City’s Islamic Cultural Centre, and five others were seriously injured.

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Friday, August 04, 2017

Manifestation de soutien avec des réfugiés et contre les racistes // Refugees In, Racists Out! (Stade Olympique, dimanche 12h)

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*Bienvenue aux réfugiés! Expulsons les racistes!
Manifestation en support aux migrants et aux réfugiés*
DIMANCHE LE 6 AOÛT, 12h pile.

Stade Olympique (Montréal)
4545 Avenue Pierre-de-Coubertin – allez à porte ‘D’ (Métro Pie-IX ou Métro Viau)

*SVP arrivez à l’heure! Nous allons manifester jusqu’a 15 heures au minimum.
Apportez vos affiches et banderoles en support aux migrants et aux frontières ouvertes*

Un appel lancé par le Comité de réponse anti-raciste/anti-fasciste et le Comité Cité sans frontières de Solidarité sans frontières et le Comité d’action des personnes sans-statut haïtiens, avec le soutien du Collectif de résistance antiraciste de Montréal (CRAM), le Réseau Résistons Trump et l’extrême droite, et d’autres groupes.

Racistes et fascistes: No Pasaran!

Des individus de groupes d’extreme-droite, racistes et anti-immigrants, en particuliers Soldiers of Odin et La Meute, organisent eux aussi une manifestation (anti-immigrante) dans les parage du stade olympique ce dimanche. Ces racistes et groupes d’extreme-droite n’ont droit à aucune plate-forme pour exprimer leur haine. Nous lançons un appel aux anti-fascistes et anti-racistes de partout à Montréal et du Québec en général à se mobiliser massivement pour notre manifestation et pour garder les racistes loin du stade olympique. Voici leur événement raciste: http://ift.tt/2v37sBe

Nous encourageons les organisations d’endosser et de partager cet appel et à mobiliser leur communauté et contacts.

Contact: solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com
438-933-7654
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Nous vous encourageons d’assister à la Marche Trans ce dimanche. Quand c’est possible, nous allons aller ensemble de Stade Olympique (par métro ou sur les rues) au Marche Trans. Info: http://ift.tt/2wdxoJ5 703884209/

Plus de renseignements ci-dessous. ——-

*Refugees In, Racists Out!*
*Emergency Demonstration in Support of Migrants and Refugees*
SUNDAY, AUGUST 6, 12pm sharp
Montreal Olympic Stadium – 4545 Avenue Pierre-de Coubertin – Go to Gate “D” (métro Pie-IX or métro Viau)

*Please arrive on time! We will be demonstrating until at least 3pm.
Bring your signs and banners in support of migrants and open borders.*

A call by the Anti-Racist/Anti-Fascist Response Committee and Solidarity City Committee of Solidarity Across Borders and the Non-Status Haitian Action Committee, with the support of the Collectif de Résistance Antiraciste de Montréal (CRAM), the Resist Trump and the Far Right Network, and many others

Racists and Fascists: No Pasaran!

Individuals with far-right, racist, anti-immigrant organizations, particularly Soldiers of Odin and La Meute, are organizing an anti-immigrant demonstration in the vicinity of the Olympic Stadium this Sunday as well. These racist, far-right groups deserve no platform to express their hatred. We call on anti-fascists and anti-racists from all over Montreal and Quebec in general to mobilize in massive numbers for our demonstration, and to keep the racists far away from the Olympic Stadium complex. Here is the facebook event for the racist anti-immigrant demo: http://ift.tt/2v37sBe

We encourage organizations to endorse and share this callout, and to mobilize their communities and contacts. Get in touch if you can support this mobilization.

Contact: solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com
438-933-7654
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Facebook: http://ift.tt/2v3S6MT
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SolidariteMTL

We also encourage you to also attend the Trans March and related activities. When possible, we will move together from the Olympic Stadium (by metro or on the streets) to attend the Trans March together. More info available here: http://ift.tt/2wdZa8a

[English below] ——-

Bienvenue aux migrants et aux réfugiés!

Par cette manifestation nous démontrerons notre support et notre solidarité envers l’arrivée récente de réfugiés avec un message clair: Bienvenue aux migrants et aux réfugiés! Nous encourageons la participation massive de tout les gens qui supportent la justice pour les migrants. Une partie du complexe du stade olympique de Montréal est utilisée comme refuge temporaire pour les réfugiés arrivés récemment, les migrants haïtiens en particulier. Plus que jamais, il est important de partager notre message collectif de bienvenue et de support.

Nous manifestons aussi pour rejeter le narratif raciste qui mets en contraste les migrants avec les itinérants et les pauvres qui demeurent déjà au Québec. Nous lançons un appel pour faire un lien entre les luttes de tout les opprimés, pauvres et de classe ouvrière contre les riches et privilégiés. Au lieu de blamer les migrants d’avoir fait des choix valides, nous mettons nos énergies à nous opposer aux systèmes d’oppression, spécifiquement les systèmes coloniaux, corporatifs et capitalistes.

Nous militons pour bâtir une Cité sans frontières : pour la création d’une communauté qui rejette un système engendant la pauvreté et l’angoisse chez les immigrant(e)s et les réfugié(e)s, mais aussi chez les autres Montréalais(e)s confronté(e)s aux mêmes réalités. Nous luttons et nous organisons pour un monde sans frontières, un monde de justice et de dignité pour tous et toutes!

Nos revendications

OUVREZ LES FRONTIÈRES ! Permettez l’entrée à tous.tes migrants qui tentent de s’échapper de la pauvreté, d’interdictions de vol et de voyage, et d’attaques contre leur intégrité en tant qu’être humains. Toutes personnes ont le droit de se déplacer, le droit de rester, et le droit de résister aux déplacements forcés.

ANNULEZ L’ENTENTE DES TIERS PAYS SÛRS ! Les États-Unis ne sont pas un pays sûr, et le maintien de cette entente signifie que les réfugiés prospectif.ves quittant les ÉU doivent traverser irrégulièrement vers le Canada, subissant souvent de graves blessures et risquant la mort.

RÉGULARISEZ LE STATUT DE TOUS.TES IMMIGRANTS SANS PAPIERS AU CANADA ! Le Canada comprend également une énorme population d’immigrants sans statut légal – au moins 500,000 personnes habitent sans statut régulier dans le pays. Le Canada doit mettre en place un programme de régularisation compréhensif, inclusif, et continu.

Racistes et fascistes: No Pasaran!

Des individus de groupes d’extreme-droite, racistes et anti-immigrants, en particuliers Soldiers of Odin et La Meute, organisent eux aussi une manifestation (anti-immigrante) dans les parage du stade olympique ce dimanche. Ces racistes et groupes d’extreme-droite n’ont droit à aucune plate-forme pour exprimer leur haine. Nous lançons un appel aux anti-fascistes et anti-racistes de partout à Montréal et du Québec en général à se mobiliser massivement pour notre manifestation et pour garder les racistes loin du stade olympique. Voici leur événement raciste: http://ift.tt/2v37sBe

Pourquoi les gens traversent-ils irrégulièrement vers le Canada ?

Les réfugiés ont traversé irrégulièrement à Roxham Road et à d’autres frontières québécoises et canadiennes en grand nombre depuis la mise en place de l’entente honteuse des Tiers pays sûrs entre le Canada et les États-Unis en 2004. Cette entente empêche les migrants de demander un statut légal de réfugié. e s’ils traversent des États-Unis vers le Canada d’après une frontière régulière. Or, les réfugiés peuvent encore demander ce statut légal s’ils traversent via une frontière « irrégulière » comme Roxham Road, qui s’agit d’un endroit relativement sécuritaire pour traverser.

Récemment, nous observons une augmentation marquée du nombre de personnes traversant de façon irrégulière des États-Unis vers le Canada en raison de la rhétorique et des politiques de l’administration Trump, qui incluent interdictions de voyage et attaques contre l’intégrité de groupes entiers, tels que les musulmans, les Arabes, et les Mexicains. Plus récemment, l’administration Trump a annoncé que le statut temporaire de plus de 50,000 migrants haitiens leur serait potentiellement enlevé, beaucoup d’haitiens ont migré vers le Canada de manière irrégulière.

Ceci se déroule dans un contexte plus large, dans lequel des pays comme le Canada et les États-Unis sont responsables d’une importante dégradation économique et sociale dans des pays du Moyen-Orient, d’Amérique latine, des Caraïbes, d’Afrique et d’Asie, et cherchent pourtant à limiter sévèrement la capacité migratoire de gens originaires de ces pays .

L’entente des Tiers pays sûrs force les réfugiés prospectifs à traverser de façon non sécuritaire ou même dangereuse. En mai 2017, Mavis Otuteye, une candidate réfugiée de 57 ans originaire du Ghana, fut retrouvée morte, exposée aux éléments, au sud de la frontière manitobaine. Elle est morte en tentant de traverser au Manitoba pour retrouver sa fille. En hiver, plusieurs autres réfugiés ont perdu des membres à la gelure ou risqué la mort par hypothermie.

Des groupes racistes et anti-immigrants comme Soldiers of Odin, Storm Alliance et La Meute démonisent et blâment les réfugiés. Au contraire, nous appuyons et saluons les réfugiés qui traversent vers le Canada, et nous soutenons le droit de tous à immigrer en toute sécurité.

Déclaration anticoloniale

Solidarité sans frontières reconnaît que nous sommes sur un territoire traditionnel des Kanien’kehá:ka. Les Kanien’kehá:ka sont les gardiens de la Porte de l’Est de la Confédération Haudenosaunee. L’île appelée « Montréal » est nommée Tiotia:ke dans la langue des Kanien’kehá:ka, et elle a historiquement été un lieu de rencontre pour d’autres nations autochtones. Nous appuyons l’autodétermination et la souveraineté autochtones et cherchons activement à approfondir notre compréhension collective des luttes autochtones.

Le Canada s’est construit sur le vol des territoires autochtones ainsi que sur le déplacement et le génocide toujours en cours des peuples autochtones. Ses frontières ont été établies par des guerres coloniales pour en faire bénéficier les colonisateurs. Cette reconnaissance se situe au coeur de notre rejet des frontières de l’État canadien et de ses déportations, détentions et statuts à plusieurs niveaux créés par ses lois sur l’immigration. Nous rejetons la légitimité de l’État canadien puisqu’il incarne ces structures, et c’est pourquoi nous refusons de collaborer avec l’État tout comme avec ses agents frontaliers et ses policiers. ——-

Nous encourageons les organisations d’endosser et de partager cet appel et à mobiliser leur communauté et contacts.

Contact: solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com
438-933-7654
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Refugees In, Racists Out!
Emergency Demonstration in Support of Migrants and Refugees
SUNDAY, AUGUST 6, 12pm sharp Montreal Olympic Stadium – 4545 Avenue Pierre-de Coubertin – Go to Gate “D” (métro Pie-IX or métro Viau)

Please arrive on time! We will be demonstrating until at least 3pm.Bring your signs and banners in support of migrants and open borders.

A call by the Anti-Racist/Anti-Fascist Response Committee and Solidarity City Committee of Solidarity Across Borders and the Non-Status Haitian Action Committee, with the support of the Collectif de Résistance Antiraciste de Montréal (CRAM), the Resist Trump and the Far Right Network, and many others .

We encourage organizations to endorse and share this callout, and to mobilize their communities and contacts. Get in touch if you can support this mobilization.

Contact: solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com
438-933-7654
Web: http://ift.tt/2k6D7wm
Facebook: http://ift.tt/2v3S6MT
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SolidariteMTL

We also encourage you to also attend the Trans March and related activities. When possible, we will move together from the Olympic Stadium (by metro or on the streets) to attend the Trans March together. More info available here: http://ift.tt/2wdZa8a ——-

Welcome Migrants and Refugees!

This demonstration will express support and solidarity with recent refugee arrivals, with the clear message: Welcome Migrants and Refugees! We encourage the massive participation of all who support migrant justice. A part of Montreal’s Olympic Stadium complex is now being used as a temporary shelter for recent refugee arrivals, particularly Haitian migrants. More than ever, it’s important to share our collective message of welcome and support.

We also demonstrate to reject the racist discourse that contrasts migrants with the homeless and poor already living in Quebec. We call for a linking of the struggles of all oppressed, poor and working class people against the rich and privileged. Instead of blaming migrants for exercising valid choices, we focus on opposing and resisting systems of oppression, specifically colonial, corporate, capitalism.

We campaign to build a Solidarity City, the creation of a community that rejects a system that engenders poverty and anguish, not solely for immigrants and refugees, but also for other Montrealers confronting these same realities. We support open borders and the free movement of people seeking justice and dignity, meaning freedom to move, freedom to return, and the freedom to stay.

Our Demands

OPEN THE BORDERS! Allow access to all migrants fleeing poverty, travel bans, raids and other attacks on their integrity as human beings. All human beings have the right to move, the right to remain, and the right to resist forced displacement.

CANCEL THE SAFE THIRD COUNTRY AGREEMENT! The USA is not a safe third country, and maintaining this agreement means that refugees leaving the USA need to enter Canada irregularly, which results in serious injuries, and will lead to more deaths.

REGULARIZE ALL UNDOCUMENTED PEOPLE IN CANADA! Canada too has a significant undocumented population, with at least 500,000 people living without regular status. Canada must implement a comprehensive, inclusive and ongoing regularization program.

Racists and Fascists: No Pasaran!

Individuals with far-right, racist, anti-immigrant organizations, particularly Soldiers of Odin and La Meute, are organizing an anti-immigrant demonstration in the vicinity of the Olympic Stadium this Sunday as well. These racist, far-right groups deserve no platform to express their hatred.

We call on anti-fascists and anti-racists from all over Montreal and Quebec in general to mobilize in massive numbers for our demonstration, and to keep the racists far away from the Olympic Stadium complex. Here is the facebook event for the racist anti-immigrant demo: http://ift.tt/2v37sBe

Why are people crossing irregularly into Canada?

Refugees have crossed irregularly at Roxham Road, near Hemmingford and other border crossings across Quebec and Canada in larger numbers ever since the shameful Safe Third Country Agreement between Canada and the USA was implemented in 2004. This agreement prevents migrants from making refugee claims if they come to Canada from the USA at a regular border crossings. However, refugees can make claims if they make an “irregular” crossing at any other point at the border, such as at Roxham Road, which is a relatively convenient and safe place to cross.

There has been a marked increase in irregular crossings into Canada by asylum seekers currently in the USA due to the rhetoric and policies of the Trump administration, which includes attempted travel bans and attacks on the integrity of entire groups, such as Muslims, Arabs and Mexicans. More recently, with the Trump administration indicating that the temporary status to close to 50,000 Haitian migrants might be removed, many Haitians have been migrating to Canada via irregular crossings.

This is in a broader context, in which states like Canada and the United States are responsible for economic and social devastation in countries throughout the Middle East, Latin America, Caribbean, Africa, and Asia, and yet seek to limit who from those countries can live here.

The Safe Third Country agreement forces refugees to make often dangerous border crossings. In May, a refugee claimant from Ghana, Mavis Otuteye, 57, was found dead due to exposure south of the Manitoba border, where she had travelled to try to reunite with her daughter. During the winter months, other refugee claimants lost limbs due to frostbite, or risked death due to hypothermia.

Racist anti-immigrant groups like Soldiers of Odin, Storm Alliance and La Meute demonize and blame refugees. In contrast, we support and commend refugees who cross into Canada, and we express our welcome and solidarity.

Anti-Colonial Statement

Solidarity Across Borders acknowledges that we are on the traditional territory of the Kanien’kehá:ka. The Kanien’kehá:ka are the keepers of the Eastern Door of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. The island called “Montreal” is known as Tiotia:ke in the language of the Kanien’kehá:ka, and it has historically been a meeting place for other Indigenous nations. We actively support Indigenous sovereignty and self-determination, and undertake to deepen our collective understanding of Indigenous struggles.

At its foundation, Canada is based on the theft of Indigenous lands, and the ongoing genocide and displacement of Indigenous peoples. Its borders were established by colonial wars, to benefit colonizers. This recognition lies at the heart of our rejection of the Canadian state’s borders and the system of multi-tiered status, deportation and detention created by its immigration laws. We reject the legitimacy of the Canadian state as the embodiment of those structures. For this reason, we refuse to collaborate with the state, including police or border agents. ——-

We encourage organizations to endorse and share this callout, and to mobilize their communities and contacts. Get in touch if you can support this mobilization.
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438-933-7654
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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

«Noyés de la Deûle», sur la piste des skins lillois (repost)

A Lille, c’était le gars dont on évitait la route, un skinhead réputé pour sa violence.

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«Noyés de la Deûle», sur la piste des skins lillois



A Lille, c’était le gars dont on évitait la route, un skinhead réputé pour sa violence.

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Friday, July 21, 2017

A New Class Politics



Class is back on the agenda of the European left. That is good news. The reasons, however, are unfortunate. It is primarily the growing working-class support for right-wing parties and movements that troubles left-wing authors, activists, and organizers. Two poles have emerged in the debate.

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A New Class Politics (repost)

Class is back on the agenda of the European left. That is good news. The reasons, however, are unfortunate. It is primarily the growing working-class support for right-wing parties and movements that troubles left-wing authors, activists, and organizers. Two poles have emerged in the debate.

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Islamophobia Is the Glue That Unites Diverse Factions of the Far Right (repost)

Women bradish US flags and shout at the “March Against Sharia” at Foley Square on June 10, 2017 in New York City. (Photo: Eduardo Munoz Alvarez / Getty Images) The nationwide “March Against Sharia” rallies on June 10, 2017, brought an unholy alliance of far-right actors into the streets.

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Islamophobia Is the Glue That Unites Diverse Factions of the Far Right



Women bradish US flags and shout at the "March Against Sharia" at Foley Square on June 10, 2017 in New York City. (Photo: Eduardo Munoz Alvarez / Getty Images) The nationwide "March Against Sharia" rallies on June 10, 2017, brought an unholy alliance of far-right actors into the streets.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

The Birth of Canada’s Armed, Anti-Islamic ‘Patriot’ Group (repost)

In front of Calgary City Hall a couple dozen of them stood, shoulder-to-shoulder, in an attempt to make an unbreakable human wall. Each of them wore a uniform consisting of a black T-shirt emblazoned with a Roman helmet—a look that wouldn’t be out of place in a biker gang.

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The Birth of Canada's Armed, Anti-Islamic 'Patriot' Group



In front of Calgary City Hall a couple dozen of them stood, shoulder-to-shoulder, in an attempt to make an unbreakable human wall. Each of them wore a uniform consisting of a black T-shirt emblazoned with a Roman helmet—a look that wouldn't be out of place in a biker gang.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Naxalbari@50: Meet the woman who lit the first fire of uprising



Her frail frame hides her fiery past. At 74, Shanti Munda walks with a hunch and her coarse cotton saree clashes violently with the trendy jeans and buzz cuts of her grandsons. But they hold their grandmother in awe.

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Did children build the ancient Egyptian city of Amarna?



New evidence from Akhenaten’s capital suggests that a ‘disposable’ workforce of children and teenagers provided much of the labour for the city’s construction New evidence from Akhenaten’s capital suggests that a ‘disposable’ workforce of children and teenagers provided muc

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Annie Mathieu



(Québec) « On a eu beaucoup de soutien de la part des partis au pouvoir, mais des partis d'opposition, ça a été le silence radio. » Saïd El-Amari a été grièvement blessé lors de l'attentat au Centre culturel islamique de Québec (CCIQ) le 29 janvier.

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Monday, June 12, 2017

The Growing Alliance Between Neo-Nazis, Right Wing Paramilitaries and Trumpist Republicans



I have been following Far Right movements for more than a decade as a researcher and journalist. Over the past few months, I’ve seen an increase in the visibility of a new, violent, right-wing street protest movement that I call “Independent Trumpism.

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The Growing Alliance Between Neo-Nazis, Right Wing Paramilitaries and Trumpist Republicans (repost)

I have been following Far Right movements for more than a decade as a researcher and journalist. Over the past few months, I’ve seen an increase in the visibility of a new, violent, right-wing street protest movement that I call “Independent Trumpism.

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Saturday, June 10, 2017

How Hungary Became a Haven for the Alt-Right (repost)

The increasingly illiberal European country offers shelter to a growing number of international nationalists.

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How Hungary Became a Haven for the Alt-Right



The increasingly illiberal European country offers shelter to a growing number of international nationalists.

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Thursday, May 25, 2017

My month with chemtrails conspiracy theorists (repost)

Standing between beds of golden beets and elephant garlic in the garden of Lincoln Hills, a small organic farm in Placer County, California, Tammi Riedl looks up and points to a stripe of white haze running across a cloudless blue sky. I look up.

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My month with chemtrails conspiracy theorists



Standing between beds of golden beets and elephant garlic in the garden of Lincoln Hills, a small organic farm in Placer County, California, Tammi Riedl looks up and points to a stripe of white haze running across a cloudless blue sky. I look up.

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Sunday, May 21, 2017

Secret plans to 'protect' France in the event of Le Pen victory emerge



Election win for far-right leader would have set off plans to ‘keep the peace’ official says as support for Macron’s party grows Election win for far-right leader would have set off plans to ‘keep the peace’ official says as support for Macron’s party grows It was never writ

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Secret plans to ‘protect’ France in the event of Le Pen victory emerge (repost)

Election win for far-right leader would have set off plans to ‘keep the peace’ official says as support for Macron’s party grows Election win for far-right leader would have set off plans to ‘keep the peace’ official says as support for Macron’s party grows It was never writ

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Gavin McInnes’ ‘Alt-Right’ Fan Club Drifts Towards Neo-Nazi Violence



His people are getting arrested in Boston, and he lost a speaking gig in Chicago. Folks are becoming wise to this scumbag’s plans, and a guest contributor breaks him down.

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Trans cartoonist's website hacked and replaced by Nazi imagery by 'alt-right' trolls



Sophie LaBelle, who created the Assigned Male cartoon, was known for taking on transphobia and transmisogyny with her well known strip. But then an orchestrated attack deleted every comic, she was sent thousands of death threats, and her address was published on several forums.

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Gavin McInnes’ ‘Alt-Right’ Fan Club Drifts Towards Neo-Nazi Violence (repost)

His people are getting arrested in Boston, and he lost a speaking gig in Chicago. Folks are becoming wise to this scumbag’s plans, and a guest contributor breaks him down.

Read the rest of this post on the original site at Gavin McInnes’ ‘Alt-Right’ Fan Club Drifts Towards Neo-Nazi Violence



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Trans cartoonist’s website hacked and replaced by Nazi imagery by ‘alt-right’ trolls (repost)

Sophie LaBelle, who created the Assigned Male cartoon, was known for taking on transphobia and transmisogyny with her well known strip. But then an orchestrated attack deleted every comic, she was sent thousands of death threats, and her address was published on several forums.

Read the rest of this post on the original site at Trans cartoonist’s website hacked and replaced by Nazi imagery by ‘alt-right’ trolls



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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Read J. Sakai’s Settlers for Free

2_settlersGiven the increased interest and chatter about J. Sakai’s Settlers: Mythology of the White Proletariat, Kersplebedeb is making this book available for free download from Amazon for the next five days, until May 21st.

FREE DOWNLOAD LINK: http://ift.tt/11w89tfB00N980EQK

Settlers is a uniquely important book in the canon of the North American revolutionary left and anticolonial movements. First published in the 1980s by activists with decades of experience organizing in grassroots anticapitalist struggles against white supremacy, the book soon established itself as an essential reference point for revolutionary nationalists and dissident currents within the predominantly colonialist Marxist-Leninist and anarchist movements at that time.

Always controversial within the establishment Left Settlers uncovers centuries of collaboration between capitalism and white workers and their organizations, as well as their neocolonial allies, showing how the United States was designed from the ground up as a parasitic and genocidal entity. Settlers exposes the fact that America’s white citizenry have never supported themselves but have always resorted to exploitation and theft, culminating in acts of genocide to maintain their culture and way of life. As recounted in painful detail by Sakai, the United States has been built on the theft of Indigenous lands and of Afrikan labor, on the robbery of the northern third of Mexico, the colonization of Puerto Rico, and the expropriation of the Asian working class, with each of these crimes being accompanied by violence.

This new edition includes “Cash & Genocide: The True Story of Japanese-American Reparations” and an interview with author J. Sakai by Ernesto Aguilar.

Please note that none of the illustrations from the paperback edition are included in the digital version.

RELATED WRITINGS

* J. Sakai interviewed following Trump’s election: “Entscheidend ist die Besatzungsmentalität: What’s crucial is the mentality of conquest and occupation”: http://ift.tt/1miuxsGposts/conquest-and-occupation/

* When Race Burns Class: Settlers Revisited: http://ift.tt/1miuxsGposts/raceburn/

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

“Settlers is a critical analysis of the colonization of the Americas that overturns the ‘official’ narrative of poor and dispossessed European settlers to reveal the true nature of genocidal invasion and land theft that has occurred for over five hundred years. If you want to understand the present, you must know the past, and this book is a vital contribution to that effort.”
—Gord Hill, author of 500 Years of Indigenous Resistance

“Great works measure up, inspire higher standards of intellectual and moral honesty, and, when appreciated for what they are, serve as a guide for those among us who intend a transformation of reality. Settlers should serve as a reminder (to anyone who needs one) of the genocidal tendencies of the empire, the traitorous interplay between settler-capitalist, settler-nondescript, and colonial flunkies.”
—Kuwasi Balagoon, Black Liberation Army

“When Settlers hit the tiers of San Quentin, back in 1986, it totally exploded our ideas about what we as a new class of revolutionaries thought we knew about a so-called ‘united working class’ in amerika. And what’s more, it brought the actual contradictions of national oppression and imperialism into sharp focus. It was my first, and as such my truest, study of the actual mechanics behind the expertly fabricated illusion of an amerikan proletariat.”
—Sanyika Shakur, author of Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member



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