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The reality of dictatorships: they are obtuse

Alexander Stille, a professor at Columbia, published a fascinating historical essay in the oped section of the New York Times, “What a Murder by Mussolini Teaches Us About Khashoggi and M.B.S: The murder of Jamal Khashoggi by the Saudis has striking … Continue reading

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Paths crossed and mind blown: “American Fascism, in 1944 and Today”

Henry Wallace, FDR’s second vice president, was a genuine liberal, a pretty remarkable guy. My path crossed with his several times a day, over a lot of years, because his portrait hung on the wall of the downstairs hallway in … Continue reading

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The Goebbels-Hitler playbook used by Bannon-Trump

A new biography of Hitler offers us a warning from history. Source: The Ways to Destroy Democracy | The Nation Many years ago I read what was then considered the classic biography, Hitler: A Study in Tyranny, by Alan Bullock. … Continue reading

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