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Tag Archives: Lessons from History

Instructive bad reading, Part IV: Dissecting fascism with the help of “Might is Right”

Excerpt: Fourth installment in a series examining a white supremacist text published in 1896 that can help us understand what's happening today. Sometimes, it's in the awfully done that we can see a point of view most clearly.
Written by:David A Johnson
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Instructive bad reading, Part III: Dissecting fascism with the help of “Might is Right”

Excerpt: Third installment in a series examining a white supremacist text published in 1896 that can help us understand what's happening today. Sometimes, it's in the awfully done that we can see a point of view most clearly.
Written by:David A Johnson
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Instructive bad reading, Part II: Dissecting fascism with the help of “Might is Right”

Excerpt: Second installment in a series examining a white supremacist text published in 1896 that can help us understand what's happening today. Sometimes, it's in the awfully done that we can see a point of view most clearly.
Written by:David A Johnson
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Instructive bad reading, Part I: Dissecting fascism with the help of “Might is Right”

Excerpt: First installment in a series examining a white supremacist text published in 1896 that can help us understand what's happening today. Sometimes, it's in the awfully done that we can see a point of view most clearly.
Written by:David A Johnson
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Today is the seventy-fifth anniversary of D‑Day — the day of the Normandy landings

Excerpt: June 6th is an opportunity to remember all who were involved in the Normandy landings. The success of the operation set the stage for the end of Hitler's Third Reich and the liberation of occupied Europe.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Bored House Republicans waste our resources on bill mocking statue replacement task force

Excerpt: Fourteen of our Republican elected representatives just made fools of themselves by trying their hands at satire, wasting public resources in the process.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Legislative Advocacy
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Documentary Review: Rick Steves’ The Story of Fascism in Europe is critical viewing

Excerpt: We are doomed to repeat history if we don't learn from it, the saying goes. Read NPI's review of Rick Steves' new special, The Story of Fascism in Europe. Then, make time to ask friends and family if they've voted.
Written by:Theresa Curry Almuti
Categories:Civil Liberties, Media & Culture, Views & Reviews
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