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Charles Koch says…”Oops.”

What follows was the last item on the latest Harper’s Weekly Report: In a new book, the longtime GOP megadonor Charles Koch called for Americans to bridge political divides and expressed regret for the harmful effects of his partisanship. “Boy, … Continue reading

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“Escape From Freedom.” Starter excerpts

As I re-read Erich Fromm’s 1941 book, I see quotes that confirm my strong memories from 1965, when I first read it. When written, it was an analysis of why totalitarianism, primarily in the form of German and Italian fascism, … Continue reading

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How did democracy become the enemy? One book gave me the answer

In his eloquent NYT opinion piece,“How Democracy Become the Enemy,” Roger Cohen talks about what’s been going on in — primarily — Eastern Europe lately. The squib underneath his title reads, “In Hungary and Poland, the liberal West used to … Continue reading

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