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Peter Bloom

Peter Bloom

Dr. Peter Bloom is a lecturer in the Department of People and Organizations at the Open University. He has published widely on issues of 21st-century democracy, politics, and economics in both scholarly journals and in publications including the Washington Post, The New Statesman, Roar, Open Democracy, The Conversation, and Common Dreams. His books include "Beyond Power and Resistance: Politics at the Radical Limits" (2016).

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Beware Corporate ‘Democracy Washing’: Twitter, Trump, and the Danger of Privatizing the Fight Against Fascism

Twitter canceling Trump’s account shows that real political power in the United States shifted from government to corporations.

Peter Bloom ·


Resisting the "Moderate" Reaction

To defeat Trumpism the extreme centre must stop blaming leftist and minorities for their losses.

Peter Bloom ·


The “Obama Inspiration Syndrome”

It will take more than inspiring speeches to save democracy.

Peter Bloom ·


The Real Global Threat to 21st Century Freedom Is Authoritarian Capitalism Not Democratic Socialism

The fascists and plutocrats are not just coming... they are already here.

Peter Bloom ·


UK Election Shows Progressive Must Have More Than Great Policies, They Need to Win

There is no way to spin the results of this election as anything other than disastrous. So what should be done?

Peter Bloom ·


Forget Russia, The Real Threat to Democracy Are Corporate Assets Like Clinton and Trump

Here's a truth that is very unpopular among many in the U.S. mainstream: the nation's democracy is being corrupted from the inside, not from abroad.

Peter Bloom ·


Viral Racism and the Politics of Distraction

Republican and Democrats are both exploiting Trump's racism to avoid dealing with real issues.

Peter Bloom ·


The Dangerous Truth about Trump’s Racism: White Power, Elite Rule, and Justified Privilege

“The Squad” threaten his very elite existence and the eugenicist convictions that underpin its legitimacy

Peter Bloom ·

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