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This week, we've got the audio from a panel with me, Shane Burley, Alexander Reid Ross and Mic Crenshaw to launch No Pasaran! Antifascist Dispatches from a World in Crisis, the book Shane put together and all of us contributed essays to. We broached a number of topics from historical antifascism to modern day challenges and I even got a little personal.
Been a while, huh? Well, we're back and have a lot of episodes to get out! This week, Haley from AZRWW talks TPUSA. Then Boorman and I give you our impressions of the Straight Pride event flop in Modesto back at the end of August.
Arizona Travel Fund TK
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Short episode this week. Apologies for being late, but being on the road don't lend well to uploading podcasts. This edition has some new stuff we tried out for a recurring news segment. Let us know what you think of it.
This week we're talking to John the Lefty, one of the most clued-in independent journalists in Portland about some recent stories. First we'll talk a new fascist group active in the area, then dive into the ver...
It's one big "What the Fuck, Arizona?!" this week! Haley from Arizona Right Wing Watch repeatedly dunks our heads in a MAGA acid bath, first at last week's Prescott Valley Trump rally and second by rounding up the big Trump-endorsed wins in the AZ primaries. Buckle up—it's gonna get weird.
Neo-Nazi on the Oregon Coast article
This week we talk election disinfo in New Mexico with reporter Andrew Beale and then bring you part two of our conversation with antifascist scholar Spencer Sunshine on the Absolute State of the far right.
My article on the Nazi metal show
Eli's article on the gay panic around monkeypox
A profile of the Clements by Andy
An article on Cuoy Griffin by Andy
Welcome back! On this week’s show, we’re talking to Vishal Singh about a right wing group in Santa Monica that’s celebrating something called “Patriot Pride Month”, Tony Boswell from the Minion Death Cult podcast about a shocking San Bernardino police shooting and antifascsit scholar Spencer Sunshine in part one of a wide-ranging convo on the Absolute State of the far-right. Apologies for some audio artifacts when I talk ...
This week we look back on the Absolute State of Pride Month: police brutality, right wing terror, laws against LGBTQ+ people, and resilience. We’ll talk to James Croxton from Double Sided Media about Keizer Pride getting canceled, look back on the one year anniversary of the WiSpa incident with Precious Child and journalist Eric Levai, hear from an activist who was brutalized by police during LA’s Pride Parade, then talk the War on...
This week’s emergency mega-episode is all about Roe v. Wade. We talk to Kat Green from the Abortion Access Front in a wide-ranging conversation about the ramifications of the recent SCOTUS decision and AAF’s work tracking the groups terrorizing people seeking abortions. Then we plunge right into coverage of the weekend’s protests in different cities around the country. Haley from Arizona Right Wing Watch talks fire from the sky in ...
It's an all-Idaho episode today! First we get a briefing from Redoubt AFA about the fascist shennanigans that led up to Patriot Front getting mass-arrested at Couer d'Alene Pride earlier this month. Then we talk to independent reporter Alissa Azar, who was on the ground in Cour d'Alene for the event and got some of the best footage of Patriot Front getting mass-arrested. Then we give a rundown on the two large adult sons of Christi...
This week we have journalist Joe Eskenazi on San Francisco DA Chesa Boudin’s recall, a look at a Title IX investigation stopped by bomb threats with Wagatwe Wanjuki, an update on the trucker convoy from Q Remedy Research, and lastly Haley from AZ Right Wing Watch tells us about the absolute state of Roe V Wade in Arizona.
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On this week’s beefy podcast, we talk to investigative journalist Scott Morris of the Vallejo Sun about two militia bros who plotted to bomb the Democratic Part HQ in Sacramento. Then we get into the Johnny Depp/Amber Heard defamation case and the right wing bullshit around it. First we’ll hear what Jim Wheaton from the First Amendment Project says about the legal ramifications of the case and then award-winning anti-rape activist ...
On the premiere episode of THE ABSOLUTE STATE, LCRW's Editor in Chief Abner Häuge and Senior Strategic Analyst Michael Boorman talk to the Q Remedy Research Collective about the trucker convoy's remnants and what they were up to before they got back to D.C., check in with Arizona Right Wing Watch about AZ State Senator and Groyper Grandma Wendy Rogers, and discuss the manifestos of the recent active shooters in Orange County and Bu...
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