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“Facing populism” Talk Europe! with Joanna Mytkowska

“Facing populism” Talk Europe! with Joanna Mytkowska

So I think the new challenges are working out how to talk to those groups of society who are not on our side, who are not accepting our languages, are not interested in emancipation and not interested in the democratic values. Bringing back to mainstream discussion why anti-fascism is not in fashion. What is the situation in the field of Polish contemporary art? In the era of populism, art institutions are giving a certain area, where people can go out…

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Historian of Fascism: Why Trump Firing FBI Director Comey Amid Russia Probe is So Worrisome

Historian of Fascism: Why Trump Firing FBI Director Comey Amid Russia Probe is So Worrisome

AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org. The War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman. We’re broadcasting from Seattle, Washington. More details are coming to light about President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey. The New York Times is reporting Comey’s dismissal came just days after he asked the Justice Department for more resources to expand the bureau’s investigation into Russia’s meddling in the presidential election. Comey made the appeal to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who wrote the…

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Intelligent Questions: Are new media to blame for the rise of populism, fake news and hate speech?

Intelligent Questions: Are new media to blame for the rise of populism, fake news and hate speech?

In recent years we have witnessed several worrying political developments ranging from the rise of populism to the growth of extremism and hate speech. Many commentators have pointed their fingers at the media. Digital technologies and especially social networking platforms have been blamed for making our societies more exposed to misinformation, more tolerant of hate speech, and somehow less willing to engage with these dissenting views. But what kind of evidence do we actually have to support these claims, and…

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Rise of Evil – From Populism to Fascism | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1932 Part 4 of 4

Rise of Evil – From Populism to Fascism | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1932 Part 4 of 4

When you think of Fascism before World War Two, you mostly think of Germany and Italy, perhaps Spain. But that’s not quite right, in the 1920s and 1930s Fascism was fashionable, and almost created a global Fascist surge. Welcome to Between-2-Wars a chronological summary of the interwar years, covering all facets of life, the uncertainty, hedonism, and euphoria, and ultimately humanity’s descent into the darkness of the Second World War. I’m Indy Neidell. In our early episodes of this series…

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Oklahoma Socialism

Oklahoma Socialism

Rob McClendon: Well, it comes as something of a surprise for most Oklahomans that the state with a history of the strongest socialist movement was not on either coast, but in rural Oklahoma. It was here in the first two decades of the 20th century a unique movement emerged that successfully elected Socialists to a myriad of state and local offices. And for a brief and singular moment in our state’s history, political leaders in Oklahoma confronted the prospect of…

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Democrats vs Republicans – Which Brain is Better?

Democrats vs Republicans – Which Brain is Better?

The world feels pretty divided currently 81% of both liberals and conservatives have unfavorable views towards those on the other side But is there actually a fundamental biological difference between liberals and conservatives on the surface? we can see some funny differences like Conservatives like meat and potatoes more while liberals tend to like trying food from other cultures more in general Conservatives prefer purebred dogs while liberals prefer mixed breeds and liberals are ok with free verse poetry while…

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Reinventing liberalism for the 21st Century | The Economist

Reinventing liberalism for the 21st Century | The Economist

On our cover this week, we celebrate our 175th anniversary, and we issue a manifesto for renewing liberalism. It’s been a remarkably successful creed. If you look back over the last 175 years, the progress towards human freedom and prosperity has been extraordinary. But as we mark our 175th anniversary, we feel that the liberal creed is under some considerable attack. In America, extraordinarily, a third of people under 35 years old, no longer think it’s vital to live in…

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