Saturday, January 28, 2023

Tag: facism

A ‘plague on both houses’—still ends up a plague

Our planet is an imperfect place,/ A mirror to the human race.

Can Trumpist fascism commandeer America, today’s richest, ‘exceptional,’ freedom-loving empire?

How can an unteachable blunderer—failing every presidential crisis, many self-created, pull off the most improbable, fascist lurch since the 19th century?

How fascism works: Trump’s ‘law & order’ is lawlessness, fueling racist...

Jason Stanley, Yale philosopher and scholar of propaganda, says Trump built a cult of personality within the Republican Party, as evident during the Republican National Convention, and has moved the United States steadily into authoritarianism during his term.

Trump’s fascist efforts to demolish democracy

Driven by a hatred of “the other” and infused with narratives of decline and victimization, fascist politics trade in an incendiary rhetoric of fear, demonization and violence.

As the far-right descends on Portland, police target counter-protesters

“Today, we offer our complete and unwavering solidarity with workers, immigrants, migrant justice organizers, and human rights activists to say loudly and clearly no to fascist organizing taking place in Portland, Oregon.”

Michael Moore asks Bill Maher if people are ready to die...

Moore said that he thinks Americans can stop Trump, but only if they’re all-in.

The American Fascist

Viewing Donald Trump in light of the fascists of the first half of the twentieth century helps explain what Trump is doing and how he is succeeding.

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US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.
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The one thing that would make elections better for everyone 

Ranked choice voting makes elections less painful, less expensive, and can help make our government more inclusive and responsive to what people actually want.

What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.

Why union workers are a first line of defense to protect Social Security

Is the Republican plan to move the goalposts on those already paying into Social Security going to force younger Americans to work themselves into the grave?

Simply PFAS: Lawsuit claims ‘all natural’ orange juice brand contains toxic forever chemicals

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.