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We’re heading into dark times. This is how to be your own light in the Age of Trump
"Having studied authoritarian states for over a decade, I would never exaggerate the severity of the threat we now face. But an American kleptocracy is exactly where president-elect Trump and his backers are taking us. That’s why I have a favor to ask you, my fellow Americans. "
election  campaign  2016  fascism  nationalism  authoritarian 
november 2016 by tsuomela
It turns out we should have taken Trump literally as well as seriously - Vox
Trump isn't really moderating, and politicians usually do what they promise during a campaign.
election  campaign  2016  moderation  normalization 
november 2016 by tsuomela
Stop Me If You've Heard This One Before | Sam Kriss
"Liberal nostalgia cozies up to power in the form of a zombified Ronald Reagan"
politics  liberal  outrage  anger  entertainment  celebrity  1980s  2016 
november 2016 by tsuomela
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