Fascism

Kenny Stancil, staff writer
A worker cleans broken glass from one of the entrances to the U.S. Capitol the day after a pro-Trump mob broke into the building on January 6, 2021. (Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images)
"Among Republican voters, 45% approve of the storming of Capitol, 30% think the perpetrators are 'patriots', 52% think Biden is at least partly to blame for it, and 85% think it would be inappropriate to remove Trump from office after this."
Common Dreams staff
U.S. Capitol police officers point their guns at a door that was vandalized in the House Chamber during a joint session of Congress on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Congress held a joint session today to ratify President-elect Joe Biden's 306-232 Electoral College win over President Donald Trump. A group of Republican senators said they would reject the Electoral College votes of several states unless Congress appointed a commission to audit the election results. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
"They're in the chamber. One is up on the dais yelling 'Trump won that election...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Members of the Proud Boys militia, a sometimes violent group that support President Donald Trump, rally in Portland, Oregon on September 26, 2020. (Photo: Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images)
"We believe that unless we take immediate action, democracy as we know it will...

Further

Yes, It Could Happen Here: When Nazis Came to New York
With Trump's latest crime against "the other" - immigrants may have to choose between food and green card - a timely new book considers the threat of a "21st-century master of divisive rhetoric" whose toxic mix of fear, lies, and scapegoating uncannily echos an earlier monster. If you think that's a stretch, see "A Night At the Garden," documenting the 1939 night when 20,000 New Yorkers came to cheer Nazis on - chilling proof "most humans have dark passions inside us, waiting to be stirred up."