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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

Zenobia Jeffries Warfield: The Declaration of Independence Told Us What to Do About Tyrants Like Trump

The government’s powers are derived from the consent of the governed, and it is our right to abolish any government that fails to protect our safety and happiness.

July 30, 2019 · 1 Comment

Video: Alone

What would it mean to marry someone behind bars? Directed by Garrett Bradley Running time: 12:19 Email subscribers may click on the title of this post to watch the video. … Continue reading

January 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

Chris Hedges: The Slaves Rebel

The only way to end slavery is to stop being a slave. Hundreds of men and women in prisons in some 17 states are refusing to carry out prison labor, … Continue reading

September 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Peter Temin: Mass Incarceration’s Dangerous New Equilibrium

A new model probes why the US leads the world in jailing and imprisoning people, and what it will take to reverse course. Mass incarceration in the United States has … Continue reading

July 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

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