” Robert O. Paxton : « Le régime de Trump est une ploutocratie »
How Donald Trump Could Build an Autocracy in the U.S. It’s 2021, and President Donald Trump will shortly be sworn in for his second term.
“The benefit of controlling a modern state is less the power to persecute the innocent, more the power to protect the guilty.” – gilles_horvilleur
The 45th president has visibly aged over the past four years.
He rests heavily on his daughter Ivanka’s arm during his infrequent public appearances. Fortunately for him, he did not need to campaign hard for reelection. His has been a popular presidency: Big tax cuts, big spending, and big deficits have worked their familiar expansive magic. Trumpmenbashi. In 1991, shortly after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Islam Karimov was elected Uzbekistan’s first – and heretofore only – president.
His transition to the presidency was seamless: Karimov, a long-time communist apparatchik, had served as first secretary of the Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic since 1989, and the 1991 election, like every election that would follow, was a rigged process that forbade the meaningful participation of opposing parties. Backed by military might and a vast surveillance system inherited from the Soviet KGB, Karimov maintained dominance as Uzbekistan transitioned from communism to “democracy,” from enforced atheism to a narrow but heavily promoted vision of Muslim cultural identity.
A Dark View from Flyover Country. Sarah Kendzior lives and writes in the heartland of America, and from what she has observed, the country is about to explode.
The journalist tells WhoWhatWhy’s Jeff Schechtman that the election of Donald Trump is but the opening act. Racism, white supremacy and violence are all bubbling very close to the surface, and scapegoating will add fuel to the fire. Not only have stores and plants closed, but locally based journalism has all but disappeared. White Nationalists See Trump as Their Troll in Chief. Is He With Them? Jeff Blehar had no idea he was about to become a conduit for a virulent political awakening.
It was July 2015, and the conservative writer and outspoken critic of freshly minted presidential candidate Donald Trump was being pummeled on Twitter with a profane-sounding political dis: "cuckservative. " The term, which had recently begun appearing on fringe internet forums, was meant to denigrate mainstream Republicans as impotent traitors, in part by evoking a genre of porn that features white men watching their wives have sex with black men. "I want to congratulate [the] guy who keeps calling me a 'cuckservative'—you win, dude," Blehar tweeted sarcastically. "You're right, and I'm deleting my account out of shame. " Meet the White Nationalist Trying To Ride The Trump Train to Lasting Power. UPDATE: Several weeks after this story published in October, Spencer gave a triumphant speech at a conference in Washington describing America as a "white country" and proclaiming, "Hail Trump, hail our people, hail victory!
" He was met with cheers and Nazi salutes. Read more in our investigation of how the white nationalist movement capitalized on the Trump campaign. Richard Spencer uses chopsticks to deftly pluck slivers of togarashi-crusted ahi from a rectangular plate. He is sitting in the Continental-style lounge of the Firebrand Hotel, near his home in the upscale resort town of Whitefish, Montana, discussing a subject not typically broached in polite company. Chris Hedges : « La démocratie américaine n’est plus qu’une façade » How Jews Became White Folks — and May Become Nonwhite Under Trump. Decades before I wrote the book “How Jews Became White Folks and What That Says About Race in America,” I had an eye-opening conversation with my parents.
I asked them if they were white. They looked flummoxed and said, “We’re Jewish.” Twenty Lessons from the 20th Century. Donald Trump Hate And Violence Map. This is the new normal. Greatest victory for anti-Semitism in America since 1941. Tuesday's election marked a stunning victory for Donald Trump.
And, in the background, something else as well. The election marked the greatest victory and validation for anti-Semitism in America since 1941. We all saw it coming, those who supported Trump and those who opposed him. We knew it early on. Thanks to Trump, we can better understand how Hitler was possible. American articles have ascribed the term “Lügenpresse,” recently hurled at reporters in some Donald Trump rallies, to the Nazi era.
Trump's last campaign ad 'has anti-Semitic overtones' Donald Trump's final ad for this presidential campaign has been online for less than a few hours and has already inspired claims of being rife with "anti-Semitic overtones.
" The Plot Against America: Donald Trump’s Rhetoric. Donald Trump, when he really gets going, hardly speaks in sentences anymore.
He doesn’t need to. His audience is with him in fragments.