Category Fascism

Annie Jacobsen, “Operation Paperclip”

Onward, Christian Fascists — Truthdig RSS

Mr. Fish / Truthdig by Chris Hedges The greatest moral failing of the liberal Christian church was its refusal, justified in the name of tolerance and dialogue, to denounce the followers of the Christian right as heretics. By tolerating the intolerant it ceded religious legitimacy to an array of con artists, charlatans and demagogues and […]

Trump’s war crime pardons: Cultivating a fascistic base in the military — World Socialist Web Site (en)

The unprecedented intervention in defense of Navy Seal Edward Gallagher is aimed not just at facilitating war crimes abroad, but at preparing forces to be used against the working class at home. via Trump’s war crime pardons: Cultivating a fascistic base in the military — World Socialist Web Site (en)

“Make Germany great again”

“Make Germany America Great Again” “Much of Trump’s rhetoric—as a candidate and in office—mirrors the strategies, even the language, used by Adolf Hitler in the early 1930s to erode German democracy.” “Hitler’s strident appeals to the base invoked an extreme version of German nationalism, extolling a brilliant German past and promising to restore Germany to its […]

The Rise of the American Gestapo: Has It Already Happened Here?

By John W. Whitehead “Adolf Hitler is alive and well in the United States, and he is fast rising to power.”—Paul Craig Roberts, former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, on the danger posed by the FBI to our civil liberties Despite the finger-pointing and outcries of dismay from those who are watching the government discard the […]

The fascists in the White House — World Socialist Web Site (en)

Trump speaks openly as a fascist, demonizing people of different races and national origins, vilifying socialism, and declaring that those who oppose his administration’s policies are disloyal to the country and should leave it. via The fascists in the White House — World Socialist Web Site (en)

The Jackboots Are Coming: Mass Arrests, Power Grabs and the Politics of Fear — Waking Times

John W. Whitehead, RutherfordWaking Times “Never has our future been more unpredictable, never have we depended so much on political forces that cannot be trusted to follow the rules of common sense and self-interest—forces that look like sheer insanity, if judged by the standards of other centuries.” ― Hannah Arendt, The Origins of Totalitarianism How do… […]