Fascism

Nika Knight, staff writer
Iowa capitol building
As Republican-dominated state governments push frightening right-wing legislation nationwide, a GOP senator in Iowa joined the fray on Monday with a bill that would force universities to exclusively hire Republican professors and temporarily bar Democrats until "partisan balanced" is reached. The bill, Senate File 288 , "could bring about a Soviet...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Donald Trump and Josef Stalin
American scientists are facing censorship on par with that imposed in the USSR...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"Other countries have shown us the way," Marine Le Pen, the head of France's Front National (NF) party declared in Lyon, pointing to the surprise Brexit vote and Donald Trump's presidential victory. "The awakening of those nations is historic and marks the end of an era. The winds of history have changed." (Photo: Arnold Jerocki/European Pressphoto Agency)
Riding on the coattails of far-right victories in the U.S. and U.K., France's...

Further

With the savage and incoherent Trump spewing his increasingly racist bile on Muslims - and his ugly GOP fellow-travelers really not far behind - consider the inspired petition by a Scottish activist to bar Trump entry to the U.K. "for his continued, unrepentant hate speech and unacceptable behavior (that) foments racial, religious and nationalistic intolerance." In the same spirit of turning away from darkness toward light: Re-imagine John Lennon, killed 35 years ago today.