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Trumpism is Racist and Misogynistic

By Michael E. Berumen It is time for liberals in the broadest sense of the term to come to grips with something many have avoided, heretofore–––­­­partly from gentility, partly from denial, and partly from benign ignorance. It is obvious that to support Donald J. Trump as President of the United States is, in effect, to…

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What’s Happening in Maga-land?

By Rabbi Yeshaia Charles Familant Brought-up to think it can’t happen here But why not here as anywhere? We’re, too, of the human race Think to find refuge in outer-space? Alas! There’s nowhere else for us to be There’s nowhere else for us to see Left on this shore of humanity How to be or…

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Trump The Sun King

By Marc Keyser, TheResistance.blog Roseanne Barr, a Trump supporter, tweeted:, “Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj” in reference to Valerie Jarrett. The backlash has been overwhelming. ABC announced it was canceling the television sitcom “Roseanne” in the aftermath of her racist Twitter outburst. Valerie Jarrett, a former top aide to President…

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We’re Looking For A Few Good Reads

As always in an era of Trumpian insanity, it has been a wild week. Among the stories we’re following on the web are: Just in case you missed it, there’s an amusing development over at Twitter, where @realDonaldTrump makes his intellectual home. According to Sam Wolfson of the Guardian, 45 may no longer block anyone…

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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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