Why American Fascism Is On The Rise

From “Second Thought”. ( YouTube / Nebula )

It should be common knowledge that the troubling undercurrent of outright fascism has been becoming more and more mainstream over recent years. With new fascist and Neo-nazi groups popping up all the time, and with their rhetoric becoming ever more grotesque and anti-human, I think it’s important we understand what’s going on.

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Citations and Further Reading:

The Far-Right Under Biden
https://icsr.info/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/ICSR-Report-Far-From-Gone-The-Evolution-of-Extremism-in-the-First-100-Days-of-the-Biden-Administration.pdf

Clips
https://youtu.be/qIHhB1ZMV_o
https://twitter.com/RonFilipkowski/status/1426543777947267075?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.notion.so%2FRelevant-Info-a07c1fe12b21487382f8c9a8d28d4c3b
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_0iFBJPWoY

700 people charged
https://www.insider.com/all-the-us-capitol-pro-trump-riot-arrests-charges-names-2021-1

Proud Boys Lose Members https://icsr.info/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/ICSR-Report-Far-From-Gone-The-Evolution-of-Extremism-in-the-First-100-Days-of-the-Biden-Administration.pdf

13% Militia, 87% Non-Affiliated Jan. 6th
https://icsr.info/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/ICSR-Report-Far-From-Gone-The-Evolution-of-Extremism-in-the-First-100-Days-of-the-Biden-Administration.pdf

Jan. 6th Demographics
https://d3qi0qp55mx5f5.cloudfront.net/cpost/i/docs/americas_insurrectionists_online_2021_04_06.pdf?mtime=1617807009

60% of Republicans believe election was stolen
https://www.forbes.com/sites/alisondurkee/2021/04/05/more-than-half-of-republicans-believe-voter-fraud-claims-and-most-still-support-trump-poll-finds/?sh=54245aa51b3f

QAnon, 25% of Republicans
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/27/us/politics/qanon-republicans-trump.html

Great Replacement in General
https://www.counterextremism.com/content/great-replacement-theory
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_genocide_conspiracy_theory

Great Replacement in Context (4-8% of Americans, 63% of that group)
https://www.routledge.com/Rising-Fascism-in-America-It-Can-Happen-Here/DiMaggio/p/book/9781032056203
https://cpost.uchicago.edu/research/domestic_extremism/why_we_cannot_afford_to_ignore_the_american_insurrectionist_movement/
https://d3qi0qp55mx5f5.cloudfront.net/cpost/i/docs/americas_insurrectionists_online_2021_04_06.pdf?mtime=1617807009

Far-Right Shows of Force on the Rise
https://www.law.georgetown.edu/icap/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2021/05/2021.05.26-McCord-CRCL-Subcommittee-Hearing.pdf

Police Forces and Far-RIght Extremists
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/aug/27/white-supremacists-militias-infiltrate-us-police-report

American Fascism
https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/2277976019901029
https://www.hfg.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/WhitePowerVersusDemocracy.pdf
https://thehill.com/opinion/national-security/560901-six-months-after-jan-6-the-far-right-is-far-from-down-and-out?rl=1
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/13/us/politics/france-far-right-extremists-qanon.html
https://www.aljazeera.com/features/2021/3/31/how-the-far-right-got-a-stranglehold-on-the-west
https://www.adl.org/resources/reports/2021-far-right-conferences-qanon-and-other-extremist-ideologies-dominate-events
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2021/01/25/among-the-insurrectionists
https://www.npr.org/2021/02/08/965342252/timeline-what-trump-told-supporters-for-months-before-they-attacked
https://www.thedailybeast.com/fringe-extremist-groups-collide-for-one-big-radical-lunatic-insurgency-at-cpac
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_RxUAe2zeM
https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/content-series/fastthinking/fast-thinking-how-the-capitol-riot-was-coordinated-online/
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-38317787
https://peri.umass.edu/publication/item/1460-fascism-unleashed-how-the-republican-party-sold-its-soul-and-now-threatens-democracy
https://jacobinmag.com/2021/01/trumpism-capitol-riot-protest-police-state
https://www.vox.com/22225472/fascism-definition-trump-fascist-examples

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