Thinking About Fascism

The 2016 presidential election made me think about 1933 and Hitler's rise to power. I've known that he came to power through constitutional means and then used that power from the inside to destroy a constitutional system of government. This seemed like a good time to better understand the way...

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Leaving the Age of Disconnect

Trump is a symptom. But, come on, far less of a symptom ā€” of a deep, raw social and cultural wrongness ā€” than, for instance, the global war and terror, environmental exploitation, climate chaos, poverty, racism (old and new), infrastructure collapse, the commonness of mass murder, the limitless expansion of...

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