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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 … finish reading Chellis Glendinning :
Psychohistory in the Age of Trump

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Richard Jehn :
Violence, racism, and fundamentally changing
the United States

My specific proposal is to include explicit curriculum in our schools to teach the truth of our past. Seventy-seven years ago, civil rights activist and poet Langston Hughes wrote his chilling poem “Kids Who Die” to illuminate the horrors of … finish reading Richard Jehn :
Violence, racism, and fundamentally changing
the United States

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

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : America and the Big Lie

Art from Macho Response. Sold down the river: America and the big lie By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / August 17, 2011 “Tell big lies. Do not qualify or concede a point, no matter how wrong … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : America and the Big Lie

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Ed Felien : Breivik’s Norwegian ‘Putsch’ Has Historical Echoes

Political cartoon by Paolo Lombardi / toonpool.The parallels are ominous:Terror in Norway There are organizations that support the ideas of McVeigh and Breivik, and there is a culture that supports murder and violence as legitimate means to realize those ends. … finish reading Ed Felien : Breivik’s Norwegian ‘Putsch’ Has Historical Echoes

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Ed Felien : Is the Terror in Norway an Isolated Act?

Political cartoon by Paolo Lombardi / toonpool.The parallels are ominous:Terror in Norway There are organizations that support the ideas of McVeigh and Breivik, and there is a culture that supports murder and violence as legitimate means to realize those ends. … finish reading Ed Felien : Is the Terror in Norway an Isolated Act?

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

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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. … finish reading Ed Felien : Jon Stewart, Meet George W. Bush

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

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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, … finish reading Marc Estrin : Holocaust Thinking in America I: The Authoritarian Personality

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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 … finish reading Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : Belize Looking Pretty Good

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Health Care Reform, Racism and Memories of Nuremberg

Jimmy Carter says racism is at core of Obama opposition. Photo by David Mercado /Reuters. One would hope, now that President Carter has cleared the air, that Obama will set aside his effort to please those who cannot be pleased, … finish reading Health Care Reform, Racism and Memories of Nuremberg

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