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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

Ruth Conniff: Our Dangerous Impulse to Demonize the Other Side

We need to check our impulse to see young white men as evil.

January 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

Lauren McCauley: ‘Rigged’ 2016 Election Has Voters Feeling Helpless, Unheard, and Ashamed

A new poll found that 90 percent of voters lack confidence in the country’s political system. This year’s presidential primary has left many voters feeling helpless and alienated from their … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

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