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Rebecca Gordon: Confronting “Alternative Facts”

This popular belief that nobody really does or can know anything is the perfect soil for an authoritarian leader to take root.

January 11, 2019 · 3 Comments

Karen J. Greenberg: Dismantling Democracy, One Word at a Time

Down the Memory Hole Consider us officially in an Orwellian world, though we only half realize it. While we were barely looking, significant parts of an American language long familiar … Continue reading

May 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Robert Reich: Trump’s 10 Steps for Turning Lies into Truths

. Trump’s 10 Steps for Turning Lies into Half-Truths Earlier this year the Wall Street Journal’s editor-in-chief insisted that the Wall Street Journal wouldn’t label Trump’s false statements as “lies.” … Continue reading

March 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

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