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Fascism and Neoliberalism in the Age of Secession

The Russians are coming!

An amusing and at times interesting presentation from the Left-Birchers, featuring some of the usual suspects. Watch this video, and then watch the video at the bottom of this post featuring an interview with Dr. Fred Schwarz of the Christian Anti-Communist Crusade from William F. Buckley’s “Firing Line” in 1967. Notice the similarities. The Russians are coming!

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Third Place Books Alexander Reid Ross, Eva Cherniavsky, Shane Burley, Charu Charusheela, Philip Wohlstetter (moderator) Secession–the founding of a new community by breaking off from an existing state–is an idea that comes both in a Left version (anarcho-commune) and a Right version (white identity state). Under neoliberalism, the state itself has been seceding from its former functions like funding public works and providing a social safety net. How will these opposing forces interact both globally and in the future? What kind of strategies are open to the Left? Join Alexander Reid Ross (Against the Fascist Creep, AK Press); Eva Cherniavsky (Neocitizenship: Political Life After Democracy, NYU Press); Shane Burley (Fascism: What It Is and How to End It, AK Press) and Charu Charusheela (Rethinking Marxism) as they tease out the answers.

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  1. It’s interesting how some of these people have some genuine insights about certain things, but insist on trying to fit their analysis into the usual Left/Right, East/West, etc. paradigm.

    We need a new paradigm that recognizes the international system as nothing more that glorified gangsterism, and I have written before: https://attackthesystem.com/2018/06/01/forget-the-russophobia-russophilia-there-is-only-one-system/

    We need to reject archaic ideologies like Capitalism, Communism, Fascism, and National Socialism, which are just manifestations of different forms of international gangsterism. As Antony Sutton once said:

    “Periodic crises and wars are used to whip up support for other plunder-reward cycles which in effect tighten the noose around our individual liberties. And of course we have hordes of
    academic sponges, amoral businessmen, and just plain hangers-on, to act as non-productive recipients for the plunder. Stop the circle of plunder and immoral reward and elitist structures collapse. But not until a majority finds the moral courage and the internal fortitude to reject the something-for-nothing con game and replace it by voluntary associations, voluntary communes, or local rule and decentralized societies, will the killing and the plunder cease.”

    The goal should be the development of a revolutionary center that rejects “the system” 100% but likewise rejects these cultic ideologies that exist on the margins as well, and orients itself toward general self-determination for everyone. Many far reaching prototypes for this approach can be identified, as I have spoken about before:


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