Tag Archives: Co-optation

The browning of the left: How fascists colonised anti-imperialism – part one

by Dan Glazebrook Historically, fascism has always been associated with imperialism: Hitler’s grand ambition, after all, was Germanlebensraum in a Russia cleansed of Slavs and Jews, whilst Mussolini sought to create a new Roman Empire in North Africa. This is … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to ‘Socialists’ Who Might be Fronting for the Democratic Party

by Quetzal Cáceres Any socialist who thought, as I did, that Ocasio-Cortez would be our socialist champion should watch the entire 27-minute PBS Firing Line interview to get a sense of just how bad this train wreck might be. “In the … Continue reading

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Oh You’ve Got To Be Fucking Kidding Me – Caitlin Johnstone – Medium

Well, we’ve done it folks. We’ve hit peak corporate fauxgressivism. Source: Oh You’ve Got To Be Fucking Kidding Me – Caitlin Johnstone – Medium

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Kaepernick, Patriotism, and the Perversion of Protest – The Greanville Post

Source: Kaepernick, Patriotism, and the Perversion of Protest – The Greanville Post

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Did the CIA Use Gloria Steinem to Subvert the Feminist Movement? – The Greanville Post

The short answer is yes. Also, be sure to read the appendix to this article. Very interesting information. – PC Source: Did the CIA Use Gloria Steinem to Subvert the Feminist Movement? – The Greanville Post

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On the DNC photoshopping our poster: a history of co-optation illustrated in one Tweet | PSL

Some journalists have asked if we are going sue the DNC to demand they take down the Tweet. We’ve said: no, leave it up — let the whole world see what they’re up to. . . (Click the link below … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Soft Power: The Kaepernick Affair

After having a conversation with a fellow NFL player who just happens to be an ex-Green Beret, Colin Kaepernick has decided that rather than sitting down for the national anthem, that he would instead take a knee (or genuflect as … Continue reading

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Nothing revolutionary about Sanders’ “Our Revolution”

The same political operation described here is simultaneously being conducted on the flip-side with Trump and the far-right. See this article I wrote back in April. – PC Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders launched the successor organization to his campaign for … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day

Talk about a teachable moment! International Women’s Day makes for a great case study in co-optation or soft power. International Women’s Day was originally a socialist holiday and it was first officially recognized as a state holiday by the Soviet … Continue reading

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U.S. Ruling Class Co-optation of the Legacy of MLK

Google is a powerful tool of the U.S. ruling class. This corporate entity helps the NSA spy on us and also assists in the dissemination of propaganda. What if, instead of linking to watered-down articles and news stories about MLK … Continue reading

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