Author: Matthew N. Lyons

MATTHEW N. LYONS is a writer, parent, and archivist living in Philadelphia. He contributes to the anti-fascist blog Three Way Fight ( He is co-author, with Chip Berlet, of Right-Wing Populism in America.

Rising Above the Herd: Keith Preston's Authoritarian Anti-Statism

"Perhaps what I champion is not so much the anarchist as much as the 'anarch,' the superior individual who, out of sheer strength of will, rises above the herd in defiance and contempt of both the sheep and their masters."

— Keith Preston, "The Thoughts That Guide Me: A Personal Reflection" (2005)[1]


Is the Bush Administration Fascist?

The idea that the Bush administration is imposing fascism on the United States has become increasingly commonplace in leftist and liberal circles. It's often taken as a given in political discussions, at protest rallies, and on the Internet. Sometimes this is little more than name calling, but over the past six years, a number of critics have offered serious arguments to back up the claim, and the claim deserves serious attention.