Archive: Featured

All in with Chris Hayes, MSNBC

“Trump is a marketing master…he’s very dangerous because he knows exactly how to communicate.”

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Ashley Parker, “Two more years? Trump’s retweet sets off a furor over the idea of bonus time.” – The Washington Post

“… authoritarians are continually testing the boundaries to see what they can get away with, and everything he does is a challenge to Democrats to mount some response against him,”

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Intercepted with Jeremy Scahill, “Donald Trump, Fascism, and the Doctrine of American Mythology”

“These rulers, when they’re still on their way up, they weaponize their bodies and their words. Authoritarians always tell you what they’re going to do.”

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Ashley Parker, “’Totally Dishonest’: Trump Asserts only he can be Trusted Over Opponents and ‘Fake News’,” The Washington Post

“The widening circle of the parties that he’s accusing is predictable because I see Donald Trump as an authoritarian in the making or an authoritarian wannabe, and there’s always a transition process of this sort of leader asserting himself above all the authorities. Every authoritarian leader eventually asserts himself as the only arbiter of truth.”

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History Hit with Dan Snow – Mussolini and his inheritors

“He [Mussolini] was the first person to turn a democracy into a dictatorship.”

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Jason Schwartz, “Trump’s ‘Fake News’ Mantra a Hit with Despots,” Politico

“It’s [fake news] anything that contradicts with a leader’s version of reality,” she said, pointing to the situation in Myanmar. “You can will away genocide, you can will away events that you didn’t want people to know happened.”

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The New Yorker, “A Scholar of Fascism Sees A Lot That’s Familiar with Trump”

“At the beginning, people loved going to the show of Donald Trump. You didn’t know what he was going to do or say. It was the same with Mussolini.”

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