“The people of Brazil have struggled for decades to secure democracy from military rule, Bolsonaro must not be permitted to rob them of it now.”
Progressives, and the left in general, might consider that the ‘revolutionary’ slot has been ripped off by the right, and while the indignation against the alt-right’s Capitol caper has been morally quite indignant the deeper suspicion is that the immense tide of revolutionary thinking/ideology has subsided only to resurface as fascism: a variant no doubt of the kind of reversal we see in the emergence of fascism/nazism. The left is completely paralyzed and unable to proceed beyond slogans.
We have plus/minused the Berniac movement many times since 2016. We might again note that the strategy makes complete sense on the surface but over time suffers the obvious flaw of getting nowhere.…
President Donald Trump on Monday evening threatened to use the Insurrection Act of 1807 to deploy the U.S. military to the nation’s city streets if unrest over the killing of George Floyd did not calm.