Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Tag: authoritarianism

How Trump is following Hitler’s playbook

History shows there are no “one-day” dictatorships. When democracies fall, they typically fall completely.

Trump pardons promise the sleazy ‘total immunity’ escape-hatch that courts defy 

What smart primary candidates stumble into self-destructive mode, immune from knowing smart pandering from dumb pandering.

The Big Fix sticks: nothing impedes Trumpist fealty to its endlessly...

Will ANY Trump crime or conviction, no matter how heinous or despicable, alienate backers who not only believe Trump is incapable of evil but also see him as the lone savior against countless enemies?

Is Donald Trump a fascist?

What makes fascism more dangerous than authoritarianism?

How Republicans are stepping closer to fascism

Authoritarianism is not just an external threat. It’s right here in America.

Is the GOP becoming the American fascist party?

What occurred in Nashville last week is a frightening reminder of the fragility of American democracy when Republicans obtain supermajorities and no longer need to work with Democratic lawmakers.

The ‘thin blue line’ and the slide into authoritarianism

A Democratic administration under the right amount of pressure can at the very least help to tone down the kind of rhetoric that has only emboldened law enforcement overreach in the United States and beyond.

A united front is the right strategy to defeat authoritarianism

With a second Trump term, all hope of progressive change is gone. With a Biden Presidency, with hard work and mass mobilization, there is at least a chance for a better and more progressive America.

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Perfection no standard for re-election

Are we picking kings and queens,/ Or defending democratic dreams?

EU passes landmark law to restore 20% of land and sea by 2030 despite...

In a narrow vote, the EU adopts a crucial nature restoration law, sparking controversy and political turmoil.

IRS targets basis shifting loophole to reclaim $50 billion from super rich

IRS crackdown on complex tax maneuvers is set to generate significant federal revenue by enforcing compliance among high-income taxpayers.

IDF kills 17 in attacks on Nuseirat Refugee Camp amid ongoing Gaza conflict

The strikes come on the heels of a recent operation in which Israel's military killed over 270 Palestinians to rescue four hostages.

Trump or Biden on Israel?

It's no contest.