On February 19, a 43-year-old man shot and killed nine people, including himself, in Hanau, Germany, a small city some 15 miles east of Frankfurt. The shooter left behind written and video testimony revealing connections to shared modes of thought.
The fight against so-called “gender ideology,” a catch-all term used by various factions of the global right to disparage any disruption of a narrow understanding of the traditional family, has well and truly arrived here in the United States.
On February 10, 2020 seven Republican representatives in Mississippi introduced a first-of-its-kind bill that raises the possibility of a so-called Second Amendment Sanctuary region stretching from Oklahoma to West Virginia.
In addition to creating their own favorable political conditions, the Michigan Chamber of Commerce also opened a back door allowing anti-choice organizations to enact abortion bans with little to no public oversight at all.
The recorded October 24 Project Blitz strategy call reveals a campaign that is at once growing in organizational infrastructure and capacity, and escalating its rhetoric against opponents of its theocratic agenda.
As White nationalism continues to recast the mainstream Right in its image, the many communities under threat must develop strategies and practices of solidarity, united by an expansive vision of a world where all communities can thrive.
It should come as no surprise that President Trump disparages scores of countries while lamenting the lack of European immigrants coming to the U.S., as he reportedly did during a meeting with lawmakers in January 2018.