The corrosive effects on American society of Trump's brand of neoliberalism and neofascism are more obvious every day. Any viable resistance must reclaim the social as part of its strategy.
The author explains why we must understand the historical and contemporary context of fascism to understand what we are up against.
Often unrecognized in the denunciations of fascism by celebrity politicians such as Madeleine Albright and Hillary Clinton is that neoliberalism is the new fascism.
Ideological extremism and a stark indifference to the lies and ruthless policies of the Trump administration have turned the GOP into a party of collaborators.
With the advent of the Trump presidency, language is undergoing a shift in the United States: It now treats dissent, critical media and scientific evidence as a species of "fake news."
In one year, the Donald Trump regime has wrought immense damage to democracy, culture and thought. But there’s new hope.
The right's politics are as vicious as ever, but they also present a unique opportunity .
In a U.K. commencement speech, the author urges grads to "confront the poisonous authoritarianism that is emerging in many countries today." (Pictured, an anti-Trump march in London.)
Any viable attempt at developing democratic politics must address the role of education and civic literacy as central to politics itself.