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Steven Rosenfeld: Leading Civil Rights Lawyer Shows 20 Ways Trump Is Copying Hitler’s Early Rhetoric and Policies

We’re used to thinking of Hitler’s Third Reich as the incomparably evil tyranny that it undoubtedly was. But Hitler didn’t take power by force. He used a set of rhetorical tropes codified in Trump’s bedside reading that persuaded enough Germans to welcome Hitler as a populist leader.

August 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

Robert Reich: The Onslaught of Tyranny

A president intent on developing a base of enthusiastic supporters who believe boldface lies poses a clear threat to American democracy. Donald Trump has just finished the last of his … Continue reading

December 20, 2016 · 4 Comments

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