Shane Burley, Truthout

Shane Burley

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Past:
  • Truthout
  • Waging Nonviolence
  • The Independent
  • ROAR Magazine
  • Films For Action
  • In These Times
  • Toward Freedom
  • AlterNet
  • openDemocracy

Past articles by Shane:

As Anti-Fascist T-Shirts Are Removed, Far Right Apparel Remains on Retailer Site

Teespring stopped printing t-shirts with the word “antifa” on them but never stopped printing far right slogans. → Read More

What New Orleans' Common Ground Collective can teach us about surviving crisis together

Fifteen years after Hurricane Katrina, the Common Ground Collective’s uncommon success offers lessons on how to build effective mutual aid projects today. → Read More

How to Survive Anti-Police Protests

Frontline journalists, medics and lawyers offer tips on protecting yourself from police violence during protests. → Read More

Inside the battle for Portland with the independent journalists on the streets

As federal agents snatch protesters in unmarked vans, the reporters covering the Portland uprising are facing intense and unprecedented repression. → Read More

The unionization attempt at No Evil Foods holds lessons for workers across the country

After losing a union election, employees at a growing vegan food company have learned how to overcome the challenges of organizing in a liberal workplace. → Read More

I spoke to the woman coordinating anti-lockdown protests. She told me what they plan to do next

This past weekend, there were over 160 anti-lockdown protests, ranging from a bevy of armed militia members storming the capital in Michigan to angry protesters screaming “diaperface” at masked healthcare workers in Oregon. → Read More

Portland’s Rental Crisis Created an Opening for Democratic Socialist Candidates

As rents soar in Oregon, democratic socialist candidates are gaining traction with progressive housing agendas. → Read More

Amid the coronavirus crisis, mutual aid networks erupt across the country

As the government response to the pandemic falters, mutual aid projects — a staple of social movements for decades — are meeting people's basic needs. → Read More

The 2020 Election Is Fragmenting the “Alt-Right”

The GOP can’t count on the white nationalist vote, but they can count on the far right to continue to stoke violence. → Read More

Today Is Far From the End. A Climate "General Strike" Is Coming.

On September 27, activists will walk out of school and work, suspend commercial activity and boycott banks. → Read More

Right-wing media is creating the ‘antifa shooter’ narrative out of thin air

The right is using the Dayton shooter's Twitter account to make spurious connections between antiracist ideas and mass murder. → Read More

Portland Anti-Fascist Coalition Shows Us How We Can Defeat the Far Right

Communities looking to deal with similar far-right threats can learn from the anti-fascist coalition's success. → Read More

The Right Wing Is Trying to Make It a Crime to Oppose Fascism

Public solidarity and mutual aid provide the best antidote to this form of state repression. → Read More

Massive Anti-Fascist Coalition Rebuffs Far-Right Proud Boys in Portland

Organizers declared victory as the fascists were not able to move freely through the city or recruit new members. → Read More

Far-Right Group Patriot Prayer Is Declining. Thank Anti-Fascists.

A coordinated and strategic campaign by anti-fascist organizations to undermine white supremacy is paying off. → Read More

I was the target of alt-right death threats across the internet – here's what happened next

When you hear about a cryptic death threat directed against you, the first thing that hits is a feeling of morbid curiosity. “Is it serious?” you ask. An existential dread sits in, you look over your shoulder but it never feels fully resolved. → Read More

Why Is Audible Still Featuring Far-Right Author Jack Donovan?

Audible's recommendations of similar authors makes it a dangerous platform for online radicalization. → Read More

The Little Big Union joins the growing movement to transform fast food

Using “solidarity union” tactics, workers at a popular Portland burger chain have launched a union to fight for their basic labor rights. → Read More

After Activist Pressure, Amazon Purges Dozens of Far-Right Books

Amazon may want to take credit for its moral stance -- but it wouldn't have happened without anti-fascist activism. → Read More

How to defeat the cretinous ‘great replacement’ theory at the heart of the Christchurch mosque attack

“You will not replace us, Jews will not replace us.” This was the somewhat confusing chant from Charlottesville that echoed in news reports from the far-right march in August 2017. We have now seen its most recent manifestation in the Christchurch mosque massacre. The murderous potential of such “replacement” conspiracy theories is as clear as the only viable response: true → Read More