Class Struggle at The Stadiums. Who Are The Polish Hooligans?
"The hooligan class has a decisive voice on many issues, and they often exploit the 'working class' of the football world, ie other fans who work for the football fan community," says Radosław Kossakowski, a researcher of fan culture in Poland
Reconciling with Fascism
There is a lack of pedagogy and democratic training in key environments. Some sectors believe that both sides are comparable, placing the democrats and the fascists on the same level. There is no pending reconciliation with fascism, because with fascism, no democratic society should be reconciled
The End of Golden Dawn: Has Greece Shown Us How to Deal With Neo-Nazis?
Democracy managed to pass an important test in the prosecution and sentencing of this criminal organisation. When it comes to extremism, it is important to recognise the years of antifascist activism during Golden Dawn’s rise. It was a fight that, at times, seemed like a lost cause
The rosary is their weapon. How radical groups take over the Catholic Church in Poland
They invoke God, Christ and Mary, and consider the rosary to be their best weapon, but the members of these movements are treated as if they were in a military group. Oaths, accolades, obedience to the leader, daily (spiritual) war. And national patriotism
Interpreting the monster
The battle continues. No one should forget what happened in Keratsini, in Petralona, in Perama [editor's note: places where fascist members of Golden Dawn attacked and killed two people and seriously harmed others] and elsewhere. As a society, we must keep the memory of this alive, because oblivion is the best fertiliser for the arrival of a lobotomised future
The right to work and democracy
The impoverishment that follows the pandemic will be so widespread and so prevalent that the effectiveness of repressive violence will be questioned even by its most ardent supporters, and then social disintegration will be inevitable. In light of this, the prospects for democracies around the world look particularly bleak