Fascism

A torn Fratelli d'Italia electoral poster a week before the Italian general election.

Fascists, Neofascists, and Postfascists: Italy’s Unreal Election Debate Fascists, Neofascists, and Postfascists: Italy’s Unreal Election Debate

With most Italians exhausted by the status quo, the far right is likely to be the biggest winner in Sunday's elections.

Sep 22, 2022 / David Broder

Trump

The Miracle and Tragedy of Trump’s Presidency The Miracle and Tragedy of Trump’s Presidency

He managed to turn not just Republicans but all of us into his apprentices.

Sep 6, 2022 / Tom Engelhardt

Steve Bannon’s Endgame

Steve Bannon’s Endgame Steve Bannon’s Endgame

Despite facing legal defeats, Trump’s former adviser is scheming Trump’s return—and Trump’s revenge.

Aug 9, 2022 / Editorial / John Nichols

Capitol Insurrection

America Has Its Own Problems to Worry About America Has Its Own Problems to Worry About

Neither Russian “fascism” nor its Chinese variant poses a significant danger to American democracy, which is actually threatened from within.

Jun 8, 2022 / Andrew J. Bacevich

Hungarian Rhapsody: The Right Dreams of an “American Orbánism”

Hungarian Rhapsody: The Right Dreams of an “American Orbánism” Hungarian Rhapsody: The Right Dreams of an “American Orbánism”

Whether it’s a new variation of “the socialism of fools” or the same old fascist shell game, the Hungarian leader’s illiberal democracy has the American right under its spell.

May 23, 2022 / Jeet Heer

What Is Fueling Our Century’s Global “Disorder”?

What Is Fueling Our Century’s Global “Disorder”? What Is Fueling Our Century’s Global “Disorder”?

A conversation with historian Helen Thompson about the changes in energy consumption and monetary policy that set the table for today’s geopolitical instability.

Feb 28, 2022 / Books & the Arts / Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

Statue of Liberty

What Might the World Look Like in 2025? What Might the World Look Like in 2025?

A dispatch from the future.

Feb 15, 2022 / John Feffer

Trump Steals a Strategy From Mussolini’s Playbook

Trump Steals a Strategy From Mussolini’s Playbook Trump Steals a Strategy From Mussolini’s Playbook

The former president’s promise to pardon January 6 insurrectionists recalls the fascist’s strongman tactics.

Feb 1, 2022 / John Nichols

Trump Fasching float

The Global Far Right Is Alive and Kicking The Global Far Right Is Alive and Kicking

And it hasn’t had this kind of opportunity for global expansion since fascism’s heyday in the 1930s.

Dec 7, 2021 / John Feffer

Trump Supporters Hold

Who Goes Fascist? A Political Psychologist Explains. Who Goes Fascist? A Political Psychologist Explains.

Kristen Renwick Monroe looks at rescuers, bystanders, and perpetrators to understand why people do unspeakable acts.

Oct 29, 2021 / Q&A / Linda Mannheim

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