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The Big Lie

Eli Zaretsky London Review of Books
Hitler defined the Big Lie as an untruth so colossal that people ‘would not believe that others could distort the truth so infamously’. Trump’s claim that he won the election ‘in a landslide’ and victory was stolen from him is a lie of this sort.

Tidbits - Feb. 11, 2021 - Reader Comments: Impeachment, Now Conviction; Marjorie Taylor Greene; Fascism, Fascist Propaganda; Amazon Workers; Karen Lewis; Anne Feeney; Abortion; Medicare for All; Tipped Workers; Announcements; and more....

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Reader Comments: Impeachment, Now Conviction; Marjorie Taylor Greene; Fascism and Fascist Propaganda; Amazon Workers - Solidarity Builds; Karen Lewis; Anne Feeney; Abortion; Medicare for All; Tipped Workers; Announcements; and more....

Tidbits - Feb. 4, 2021 - Reader Comments: Biden and the Left; Trumpism as Fascism; Andrew Yang; Palestine Denied Vaccine; China; Myanmar; Jim Campbell, Presente; Lila Downs New Song; Reinventing Solidarity Podcasts; Radical Futures of Black History

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Reader Comments: Biden and the Left; Trumpism as Fascism; Andrew Yang; Palestine Denied Vaccine; China; Myanmar; Jim Campbell, Presente; Lila Downs New Song to Essential Workers; Reinventing Solidarity Podcasts; Radical Futures of Black History; more

Where Trumpism Lives

Jacob Whiton Boston Review
Support for pro-Trump Republicans remains driven by relatively well-off whites in fast-growing, rapidly diversifying suburbs—not by economic despair in rural America.

The Right Normalizes Fascism. The Best Response: Normalize It Back

David Ost Foreign Policy in Focus
Fascism is not just about violence. It’s also about politics. Today’s fascists are not embarrassed by their attacks on democracy. They apologize for nothing, ever. They are only embarrassed by the label of “fascist.”
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