Tag Archives: authoritarianism

Justice?

If you have any doubt that the people currently controlling the Republican party want to maintain their positions and expand their control by any means available, please continue to read today’s article. If you have already come to that realization read to gain more conversation fodder.

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Same Playbook

The 2024 presidential campaign is hardly in its infancy but it is already both terrorizing and telling. Donald Trump has been making what passes for promises from him (the worth of which I will explore below). Juxtapose that with recent history and it’s not pretty.

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SPECIAL NOTICE – RECOMMENDED READING ADDITION

I just added Strongmen: Mussolini to the Present by: Ruth Ben-Ghiat to the Recommended Reading List.

In her work historian and NYU professor Dr. Ben-Ghiat outlines the similarities of authoritarian figures of the last 100 years from Mussolini to Trump and Putin.  The similarities are equally uncanny ans scary.