For those who may have forgotten, Joe Biden was elected in 2020 to ‘restore’ humane and technically competent governance that would send the nefarious political forces then aligning in the US packing. In fact, the Biden administration has overseen one of the worst failures to govern in modern history. In 2021, Biden’s first year in office, half again more Americans (150%) died from Covid than had under Donald Trump. And an additional 500,000 ‘excess deaths’ brought the total to 1.1 million excess deaths in the US during Biden’s first year in office.
Source: Liberalism and Fascism – CounterPunch.org
Many white Americans, especially men who are MAGA supporters, believe they are being “replaced” by women, African Americans, Jews and the growing number – and diversity – of immigrates who’ve settled in the U.S. over the last quarter century. This belief is known as the “Great Replacement” and has increasingly become an accepted theory, a fact of life, among supporters of former president Trump and other white conservatives.
Source: The “Mass Man” and the Specter of Fascism – CounterPunch.org
Trumpy Before Trump The Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank’s new book The Destructionists: The Twenty-Five Year Crack Up of the Republican Party (New
Source: Bad Republicans, Invisible Democrats – CounterPunch.org
Italy just elected a far-right leader. Is this the beginning of a resurgence of fascism, or the beginning of the …
Source: The Walking Dead: Fascism as the Zombie Philosophy that will Not Die
Italy just elected a far-right leader. Is this the beginning of a resurgence of fascism, or the beginning of the end?
Source: Opinion | Hello, Fascism. And How Long Will You Be Staying? | John Feffer
Book bans across the nation. Christian fundamentalism ascending. White supremacy running rampant. These are symptoms of a rising fascist politics in
Source: Christian White Supremacy Rising: The Fascist Connection – CounterPunch.org
This essay appeared for free on Substack last Monday. I have added an extensive update at the end. Impunity feeds on itself. The more a transgressor gets
Source: Clockwork Orange: The Intimately Related Impunities of Fascist Floridians Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis – CounterPunch.org