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Democracy Now! How Fascism Works: Trump’s “Law and Order” Is Lawlessness, Fueling Racist Violence and Chaos
“…to connect these dots, from the Republican National Convention to white supremacists in the streets of U.S. cities to the president’s embrace of fringe conspiracy theories…”
“By avoiding the use of the word fascism, mainstream media analysis fails our democracy.”
Many, such as 91-year-old Elza Baker, warned that, “There are signs to look out for, if you don’t watch out one day you wake up and it’s too late.”
“The U.S. Republican Party, replicating the fascist parties of the 1930s, is a personality cult. Those who do not bow obsequiously before the leader and carry out the leader’s demands are banished.”
Our movements tend to be reactive, not thinking three or five steps ahead, which is one of the reasons why we have President Trump. Sustainability requires intention, planning and approaching the work from a perspective of hope, but not shallow hope–not putting a smiley face on hard issues. If you approach hard issues with complexity […]
“Trump’s legacy will be the empowerment of the Christian fascists.”
Consolidation of power, continuation of oppression, people of color, police state, 2020 election, and more….
Henry Giroux on His Latest Book — The Terror of the Unforeseen — and How Neoliberal Capitalism Sets the Stage for Fascism
Money drives politics. We all know that now. But the other side of this is that it’s not just an economic system, it’s also an ideological system. [Neoliberalism] operates off the assumption that the market can solve all problems — not simply in the economy, but in all of social life — so it becomes a template and a model for all social relations.
Among other topics, Ayana and Chris discuss wealth inequality, deindustrialization and the rise of the gig economy, the birth of fascism and Christian fundamentalism, and the fusion of corporate and government power under the reigning umbrella of the security state. Photo: Chris Gold For the Wild World interviews journalist and author Chris Hedges who guides […]
First Julian. Then us.
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The cause of rising fascism is the economic elite and its wish to take more and more of the country’s wealth for itself.
Donald J. Trump: Nobody disobeys my orders.
“You can’t talk about hope until you can see reality and reality is pretty bleak, but that’s the starting point.”
An interview of Henry Giroux on the Kavanaugh Hearings: Government run amuck and the ramifications beyond the hearings