Historian Roger Griffin’s definition of fascism – palingenesis, populism, and ultranationalism – is deceptively simple. There are literally hundreds of examples of things that Donald has done since he took office that support each of the three main points of Griffin’s definition.
Journo pros and profs, your feedback would be valuable There, is that disclaimer enough, right in the title? I’ve been following IVN on Facebook since I became aware of them shortly after […]
There’s a library of feminist theses waiting to be written about this recent episode of earned opprobrium. At the moment, while the world is hanging on the c-word, I’m just wondering one […]
The business of America is war. I hate this fucking holiday. It’s proper to honor those who died in service to the country. But with each passing year it feels less honest. […]
I’m glad no innocent people died. But the incident comes closer to proving the NRA wrong than right. Two armed citizens kill shooter who opened fire in Oklahoma restaurant Let’s all be […]
Feckless Leader is at it again, this time saying NFL players protesting the rampant murder of citizens in the streets by police maybe “shouldn’t be in the country.” Because love it or leave […]
I have smart, strongly progressive friends who don’t see the national anthem issue the way I do. Here’s an exchange between one of my closest friends and me on the subject, with […]
What is wrong with us that we value a thing, a gun, over the lives of our children? After every mass shooting, The Onion runs the same story – “No Way To […]
If you don’t like what it means today, do something about it. In the early 1950s, I stumbled and bumbled my way through elementary school. The Cold War had begun, and we […]
Since taking office, Donald has become noticeably more fascist (in an authentic 1930’s, Benito Mussolini way), at least according to the characteristics that historian of fascism Stanley G. Payne researched and described.