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Kelly Hayes


Chicago, IL, United States

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Recent articles by Kelly:

Welcome to Trump's Last Act, the Most Dangerous Show on Earth

Trump has two months to rage against his humiliation and every weapon in the world at his disposal. → Read More

Mass Protest Is Coming and the Cops Are on Trump’s Side

What will protest look like during a fascist power grab? → Read More

Arm Wrestling Authoritarianism: The Homestretch

What will the next week be like? → Read More

Planning for Disaster: A Writing Exercise

What does it take to survive a crisis? → Read More

Searching for Safety in a Right-Wing Nightmare

Let’s face the future together, as bravely as we can. → Read More

Reclaiming Life and Housing in an Era of Collapse

“We have a moral responsibility to make sure these people don't die," says activist Cheri Honkala. → Read More

The Election Is Being Sabotaged Before Our Eyes

Democracy isn't dying in the dark. It's dying in broad daylight. → Read More

"Unrest" Is Not the Enemy. Fascism Is.

Burying the truth about how we got here will not help us escape. → Read More

Trump's "Shockingly Dangerous" Fed Squads Expand Their Reach

Kelly Hayes and Shane Burley discuss how anti-protest agents are broadening their reach and expanding their mission. → Read More

“We Surrender Nothing and No One”: A Playbook for Solidarity Amid Fascist Terror

Kelly Hayes talks with grassroots strategist Ejeris Dixon about courage and solidarity in a time of rebellion. → Read More

We Need a Riot of Empathy

Kelly Hayes talks with Tanuja Jagernauth about collective grief and resisting the normalization of mass death. → Read More

Our Government Has Failed Us in This Crisis. How Do We Protect Our Communities?

Kelly Hayes discusses mutual aid during the COVID-19 crisis and talks with Pilar Weiss about how bail funds empty cages. → Read More

What to Do When the World Is on Fire

As we face a global pandemic, Kelly Hayes talks with Vanamali Hermans about organizing and mutual aid amid catastrophe. → Read More

We Are the Zombies of Our Capitalist Apocalypse

In the horror show of late capitalism, our unfettered consumption has made us the zombies. But we don't have to be. → Read More

How the Language of Terrorism Could Fuel Trump's Fascism

In the hands of the US government, the idea of terrorism is molded to ensnare people whom the state would like to cage. → Read More

To Protect Ilhan Omar, We Must Beat Back the March of Fascism

Last night’s rally drove home just how dire the situation has become, not simply for Omar, but for us all. → Read More

They Are Concentration Camps – and They Are Also Prisons

Asylum seekers have been ensnared by the prison-industrial complex, a system of death and destruction. → Read More

Abortion Bans and the Beast the GOP Would Feed Us To

To fight abortion bans, we must confront the nature of criminalization in the U.S. → Read More

Can Facebook Reinvent Itself?

If there’s anything users don’t associate with Facebook, it’s secure communication. → Read More

Rahm Emanuel Wants You to Forget He’s a Corrupt Failure

Chicago's failed neoliberal mayor is on a public relations blitz to re-emerge as a strategist for Democrats. → Read More