The Democratic world is burning because those elected as stewards failed their commitments either to empower & enrich themselves as they have sold out to the oligarchy.
ver and over, I hear people say, and read writers scribe: “democracy is on the ballot this year.” Meaning, in most cases: if GOP 2020 election deniers, 2022 election-results-refusers-unless-I-win, and racist-ageist voter suppression champions prevail, in key state and federal elections, our republic is set up for final collapse with the 2024 presidential contest.
As a five-decade social justice organizer, college educator of 32 years, and parent to two activist adult children, I was and am repeatedly asked, okay so you’ve defined a serious problem – in this case,
Historian Michael Beschloss was not pulling punches as he told it as it is in this country. We are on a knife’s edge from losing our Democracy. MAGA is a bona fide fascist movement.
Steve Schmidt did not pull any punches as he described the path that has led to the current dysfunctional nation.
We are close to either a collapse or a renewal of democracy: which way will America go?
Typically, oligarchies flip in one of two directions within a generation: either back to democracy, or into a full-blown fascist police state
America has a serious fascism problem, but it goes way beyond the kinds of authoritarianism displayed by people like Donald Trump. It goes deep, now, into the very structure of corporate America.
The 2020 TrumpVirus pandemic that is killing so many of us today has deep roots in World War I and the Woodrow Wilson Influenza that killed 50,000,000 back then.
Republican politicians are not even hiding what they are doing. They learned from Trump that deceit in the open makes Americans catatonic.