The Tyranny of False Consciousness
Know-Nothings of 2010, Part Two
Date Written: 20/08/2010
Year Published: 2010
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX12086
Today's nativists are beset by the crisis of capitalist globalization and its accompanying waves of forced migration. Sadly, nativists refuse to acknowledge the relationship between capitalism and migration. Instead, they seek to resolve the mounting social crisis by returning the country to a fantasy way-of-life that never existed, a white Protestant homeland. Rightwing ideological hacks promote this fictitious solution, setting the stage for a far deeper neo-fascist, racist (and anti-Muslim) upsurge.