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Communists Against the Mafia

Marta Fana Jacobin
The battle against the Sicilian Mafia wasn't won by cops and judges — it was won by communists and labor militants.

The Skokie March That Wasn’t - Lessons for Today

Isaac Brosilow Jewish Currents
Skokie and the Nazis - there were massive counter-demonstrations, black and Jewish solidarity, Holocaust survivors who vowed to confront the Nazis in the streets, and a grassroots of proud, leftist Jews.This untold history offers lessons for today.

The Karl Marx of Music

Alex Brown Jacobin
Composer Hanns Eisler was a lifelong communist and self-described Jacobin. His music provided the soundtrack for both the tragedies and triumphs of German antifascism.

Friday Nite Videos | September 28, 2018

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Dr. Ford's Heartbreaking Testimony Was Not a Con Job. Marc Ribot | Bella Ciao (Goodbye Beautiful). Brett Kavanaugh's So-Called Ruined Life. Tearful Woman Confronts Senator Flake on Elevator. Brett Kavanaugh's Mask Falls.

Global Left Midweek - August 22, 2018

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Israel Protest, Call for New Anti-Fascist Campaign in UK, Samir Amin Remembered, Indian Student Leader Shot, Abortion Rights in Argentina, SYRIZA MP Reports

African American Anti-Fascists in the Spanish Civil War

Peter Carroll BlackPast.org
Anti-fascist volunteer Canute Frankson explained his motivation in a letter home in 1937: “We will build us a new society—a society of peace and plenty. There will be no color line, no jim-crow trains, no lynching. That is why, my dear, I’m here in Spain.”

The Fascist Threat and How to Combat It

Mark Solomon Portside
Proto-Fascism - seeding of the political ground for full-born fascism, tends to move from threat to reality when principal segments of finance capital no longer consider parliamentary democracy, their preferred form of rule, to be a guarantor of their hegemony. That tendency is increasingly global.
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