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Call Him Out. Call Him Out.
The warning is out after today that both sides need to cool their rhetoric. But is it comparable? Trump is the one who believes guns are the answer. A good man with a gun would have solved Paris and Orlando attacks according to him. Trump is the one who had no idea who David Duke is . Trump is the...
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Donald Trump's Dangerous Demagoguery
The racialised and nativist hostility Trump has exploited will not evaporate with his defeat.
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Fascism: Can It Happen Here?
“When Fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross,” goes a saying that is widely attributed to the first American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, Sinclair Lewis. In 1935, Lewis wrote a novel called “It Can’t Happen Here,” positing fascism’s rise in the...
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An American Mussolini
The GOP front-runner's calls for violence against his critics are no joke.
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It Can’t Happen Here... Can It?
Trump’s Storm Troopers and the Possibility of American Fascism
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So, Who Are Donald Trump’s Voters?
We spoke with Robert P. Jones, whose American Values Survey studies the role that religion, culture and the economy play in informing voters' decisions.
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Standing Up for Free Speech Is Not a Threat to Free Speech
Last night, in Chicago, activists did the right thing for democracy
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Fighting a Dangerous Establishment: Chicago Protestors Stand Up to Mainstream American Politics of Fear
If legitimate political anxieties are not directed toward the democratic pursuit of progressive goals, violence and threats of violance only invite further reaction – working against the construction of a mass popular movement for systematic social change.
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The American Fascist
I’ve been reluctant to use the “f” word to describe Donald Trump because it’s especially harsh, and it’s too often used carelessly. But Trump has finally reached a point where parallels between his presidential campaign and the fascists of the first half of the 20 th century – lurid figures such as...
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On Race and More, Donald Trump Is a Perfect Fit for the GOP
“EMERGENCY,” screamed the subject line on the fundraising email. “Donald Trump is the Republican front-runner, and that’s TERRIFYING.” The League of Conservation Voters, like groups and candidates left and right, was using Trump to raise money. But here’s the thing. I’m not terrified. I’m not even...
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