Tag Archives: Fascism

Chellis Glendinning :
Psychohistory in the Age of Trump

Comparisons between Nazi Germany and Trump´s U.S.-in-process abound these days. By Chellis Glendinning | The Rag Blog | June 21, 2017 CHUQUISACA, Bolivia — As befits the times, I have been studying Nikolaus Wachsmann´s KL: A History of the Nazi … Continue reading

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Jay D. Jurie : ‘Weimar Moment’ or Chicken Little?

“Pillars of Society.” Painting by militantly anti-Nazi German Dadaist George Grosz, 1926, during the Weimar Republic. Image from Alpha History.It can’t happen here:A ‘Weimar moment’ or Chicken Little? Whether or not the U.S. is at a ‘Weimar moment,’ those who … Continue reading

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Richard Raznikov : Battlefield America

“Dissent is terrorism.” Art by Anthony Freda / Activist Post.Battlefield America:‘We had to make some sacrifices…’ There are no more legal barriers to arrest without warrants, prison without lawyers, condemnation and even execution without trial. By Richard Raznikov | The … Continue reading

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Ron Jacobs : Creeping Fascism? Ask the Cop on the Corner

Police state shown busily creeping. Image from The End of the World.Ask the cop on the corner:Creeping fascism The infant U.S. police state is no longer learning to crawl; it has learned to walk and will soon be stomping its … Continue reading

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Danny Schechter : Fascism, and the Past as Prologue

Image from The Silent Majority.The past as prologue:What would American fascism look like? By Danny Schechter / The Rag Blog / January 17, 2011 Fascism is one of those words that sounds like it belongs in the past, conjuring up, … Continue reading

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Marc Estrin : Holocaust Thinking in America III: In the Here and Now

Creeping fascism in America. Graphic from LA Progressive.Holocaust thinking in America III:In the here and now By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / October 11, 2010 [Part three of three. To read the entire series, go here.] The end … Continue reading

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Ed Felien : Jon Stewart, Meet George W. Bush

In defense of the Left,with love to Jon Stewart In trying to appear a moderate, Stewart criticized the right for its attacks on Obama and the left for accusing Bush of being a war criminal and comparing him to Hitler. … Continue reading

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Marc Estrin : Holocaust Thinking in America II: How the Nazis Did It

Holocaust thinking in America II:How the Nazis did itBy Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / October 5, 2010 [Part two of three. Read part one here.] I know one is not allowed to use the word “nazism” in any … Continue reading

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Marc Estrin : Holocaust Thinking in America I: The Authoritarian Personality

What is the limit of obedience? Illustration of the setup of a Milgram experiment (see below). Created by Wapcaplet in Inkscape / Wikimedia Commons.Holocaust thinking in America I:The Authoritarian Personality My Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / September 30, … Continue reading

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Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : Belize Looking Pretty Good

New best friend? Belize’s national bird, the Keel Billed Toucan. Image from LocoGringo.com.If the Tea Party wins:Belize looking better and better By Thomas McKelvey Cleaver / The Rag Blog / September 15, 2010 With the results of the primary elections … Continue reading

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Rag Blog Scoop about ‘Cognitive Infiltration’ Stirs up Internet Storm

Marc Estrin exhibits the tag line to his exclusive Rag Blog article about Obama advisor Cass Sunstein that has received much attention in the blogosphere.Estrin’s exclusive about Obama confidantTriggers alarm about controversial scheme By Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog … Continue reading

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Got Fascism? : Obama Advisor Promotes ‘Cognitive Infiltration’

Presidential advisor and long-time Obama buddy Cass Sunstein.Your government appointees at work:Cass Sunstein seeks ‘cognitive’ provocateurs By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / January 11, 2010 Cass Sunstein is President Obama’s Harvard Law School friend, and recently appointed Administrator … Continue reading

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