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Un groupe skinhead québécois cause une commotion en France (repost)

Un spectacle de musique et de combats illégaux mettant en vedette un groupe québécois d’extrême droite vient de causer une commotion dans un village du sud-est de la France, où le maire a interdit l’événement. En vain. Read the rest of this post on the original site at Un groupe …

The Magician’s Apprentice: Raoul Roy’s Luc Potvin (1998)

The following sidebar to The Past Is Our Master!?! was written in 1998; it is being uploaded here in the hoped of being of some interest In the late eighties a number of committed nationalists worked with Indépendance, a magazine published by Marc Severson, François Robichaud and Mario Gagné (formerly …

Fascist Praises Cops: “Our People Have Remained Healthy” (1992)

On July 6th 1991 several undercover police officers were assigned to arrest Kirt Haywood, a short Black man with dreadlocks. They mistook Marcellus François, a tall Black man with short hair, for Haywood and followed him around Montreal. Finally, they pulled over his car and approached him, guns drawn, without …

The Catholic Far Right in Quebec: Thumbnail Sketches

The following was initially written in 1998, and somewhat updated in 2000. It should be considered a historical document, not an up-to-date history. The years since 2000 have surely witnessed major changes in the milieu. Nonetheless, it will hopefully be of some use.   As Quebec was going through its …

A Brief History of the Far Right in Quebec, 1920s-1990s

The following text was written in 1998, and published in the magazine Antifa Forum under the title The Past is Our Master ?!?; a French-translation was subsequently independently published as the pamphlet Notre Maître le Passé?!? This study ends 20 years ago – and so precedes the rise of Islamophobia as …

Fag-bashing in Quebec City, Boneheads Fingered

Not much to say, other than news reports on a young guy getting beaten up by four boneheads as he left a gay bar in Quebec City last Sunday night. Note of course that the police say they don’t really have a problem with the boneheads, as they’re “only” implicated …