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Rightward, to Fascism and Beyond!

There’s a terrifying story over on the Washington Post site. In Early GOP primaries shaping up as rightward march with Trump, Bill Barrow writes about how the Republican Party is moving further and further to the right — in some cases, astonishingly so, with overt Nazis and Fascists seeking office under the GOP’s increasingly tattered…

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The GOP: Danger To America

There’s an excellent article over on the New Republic this month, The Republican Party, Not Trump, Is the Real Threat to American Democracy by Jeet Heer. In it, Heer quotes analysts and theorists who argue that, while Trump is undoubtedly crazy and incompetent, he isn’t the real problem—or, at least, he’s only a symptom of…

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The Ku Koch Klan in Education

There is a frightening but fascinating article over in the Washington Post this week. In Professor: A disturbing story about the influence of the Koch network in higher education, Valerie Strauss presents an essay by “Matthew J. Garcia, who was the director of Arizona State University’s School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies from 2012…

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We Must Defend Amazon

You read that right. We have to defend Amazon with all our strength. Why? Well, go have a look at a recent article in the New York Times, Michelle Goldberg’s The Autocrats’ Playbook. She makes a fascinating argument, which is almost certainly on the money. Here’s the deal: dictators hate free expression and criticism. Trump…

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Notes From Editor’s Desk

Some things you may have missed, plus some hints about things to come, all in a witty and charming video form. We’re just sure it’s witty and charming. Okay, maybe not.       Links To Articles Mentioned In This Video Don’t Tell Laura Ingraham https://www.liberalresistance.net/dont-tell-laura-ingraham/ Abolish The Anachronistic Second Amendment https://www.liberalresistance.net/abolish-the-anachronistic-second-amendment/ On Fascism https://www.liberalresistance.net/on-fascism/…

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On Fascism

By Michael E. Berumen   The appellation fascist or fascism has been applied to many people and movements over the years, and more often than not, it has been used incorrectly etymologically, that is, in terms of its historical and philosophical origins. Most often it has been used by the left to describe people or…

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Freedom City: Chapter 2

Origins II: Langston “FD” Hamdi Editor’s Note: We are currently running excerpts from Philip Becnel’s new satirical novel, Freedom City. In it, he envisions a fascistic post-Trump America. But, fortunately, a band of merry monkey wrenchers sets out to bring down the bastards. This week, we offer chapter 2. An aside, if you want to…

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Freedom City -Chapter 1

Editor’s Note: LR Net is currently running excerpts from Philip Becnel’s new satirical novel, Freedom City. In it, he envisions a fascistic post-Trump America. But, fortunately, a band of merry pranksters sets out to bring down fools in high places. This week, we begin with chapter 1. An aside, if you want to see more…

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Prologue: The Aftermath – from Freedom City

Editor’s Note: This week we begin something new. LR Net is happy to present several excerpts from a new satirical novel, Freedom City, by Philip Becnel. By turns funny and furious, the book takes a delightfully savage look at a near future America in which Trump has gone, but his toxic legacy remains. Fortunately, a…

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