Fascism begins …

Fascism begins the moment a ruling class, fearing the people may use their political democracy to gain economic democracy, begins to destroy political democracy in order to retain its power of exploitation and special privilege. – Tommy Douglas


This is Chilling

Donald Trump Has Serious Plans for the Mass Violation of Civil Rights. Donald Trump has announced disturbingly detailed plans for the mass arrest and detention of people suspected of being undocumented immigrants. With Joe Biden’s dismal poll numbers, there’s an uncomfortable chance Trump might be able to follow through. If you thought that facing felony


The Border Patrol Has Vast, Largely Unchecked Powers That…

The Border Patrol has largely avoided the scrutiny that police have come under in recent years. That should change: the Border Patrol’s powers are increasingly authoritarian, with few legal checks, and expanding throughout the United States. Inspired by the violent culture of the Texas Rangers, the US Border Patrol was established in 1924 as a


Tennessee Republicans outlaw “divisive concepts” in the classroom

TENNESSEE’S SPRING LEGISLATIVE session featured a barrage of draconian bills—almost all of which passed. In the words of Democratic State Representative Gloria Johnson, “We have a ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill worse than Florida’s” and “a vigilante abortion bill worse than Texas’. A bill that makes your friends and family $10k if they rat you out.” Add to that