Accelerationism, Civil War and Far Right

Nadin Brzezinski
5 min readJun 19, 2020
Boogaloo Boys via Twitter: RW Meme

“Every single White should be working towards dissolving the federal government. It’s weak and broke and is coming down anyway but no reason not to speed up the process. At this point we’d be better off under a super Confederacy or something similar. There’s simply no reason that 9 justices who are completely unaccountable to the people should be making decisions like this”

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We are at a critical moment in American history. The far-right has made inroads into the body politic of the nation, and this is beyond the president. They also are moving into statehouses, publishing houses, universities, and popular culture. They see this as a critical moment when they either win the battle or lose the country. This is why they are becoming far more assertive in both the way they present themselves and how they act. For some, nothing short than speeding up events will serve the cause. This is what they call accelerationism and what a fair number see in the relatively near future is a hot civil war. What is called going kinetic.

There are several news stories that are at the intersection of this historical moment. Some follow: An Air Force Sergeant used the cover of police brutality protest to kill federal officers. We saw other far-right elements join Black Lives Matters protests, which should have raised questions from members of the national and local media. Reportedly one engaged in robbery spoke fondly of a coming civil war. Then there is the shooter in New Mexico that opened fire on people trying to bring down an Onate statue. Charges have been dropped incidentally.

These were the most recent. Previous to that, during the open the state rallies, we saw heavily armed groups of mostly men taking over state legislatures demanding the opening of state economies. We saw multiple claims that COVID is not real, or at the very least it is far less deadly. Or that it affects some groups more than others, so perhaps we should let nature take its course. This is a form of soft eugenics.

For some, this is an effort to destroy. Donald Trump. This is part of the deep state, in the worst of cases, it is the Zionist Occupation Government that controls the strings of power. This is an old canard belonging to the old right. It’s part of the language the new…

Nadin Brzezinski

Historian by training. Former day to day reporter. Sometimes a geek who enjoys a good miniatures game. You can find me at CounterSocial, Mastodon and rarely FB