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Then: When Mussolini first came to power, the view from the balcony looked out across the expansive Roman forum with remnants of pillars and palaces built during the height of the Roman empire. On the far end, the famous broken facade of ancient colosseum towered over the important archeological park. But Mussolini thought the direct […]

Two Years

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On January 20, 2019

Today marks two years since Donald Trump’s inauguration as president. Sometimes, it’s still hard to believe I am typing statements like this. It’s been a journey, to say the least, o

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The Mainstreaming of Fascism

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In Trump
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On October 23, 2018
Paul already posted about Trump’s latest foray into contemporary crypto-fascism, but I want to underscore a few things. A little over a year ago, I warned about “the repackaging of old-school anti-Semitism under the rubric of ‘globalism’ and attacks on George Soros.” I concluded that “this is just one of many fronts that nominally responsible […]
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Today in American Fascism

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On May 29, 2017
Of course the fascist war against immigrants continues on Decoration Day. In Texas, pro-immigrant protestors held a rally inside the state capital. Now I don’t want to alarm you, but some Texas legislators are really racist. Such as this guy. A Texas Republican reportedly threatened to “put a bullet in one of his colleague’s heads” […]
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