Posts Tagged: Authoritarianism
Trump’s use of federal paramilitaries is a classic tactic of autocrats to test how far they can push their authority in opposition-controlled regions.
It’s not Washington and Lincoln Trump imagines himself in the footsteps of — it’s Xi and Putin.
It's a small leap from a "state of emergency" at the border to martial law throughout the country.
From Europe to the United States, creative coalitions of activists and scholars could break the right-wing wave unleashed by the failures of the more traditional liberal-neoconservative political class.
To challenge fascists and weak-tea liberals, Sanders has called for a Progressive International... but it's not very international.
It's about propping up "besieged majorities" in multiethnic countries.
Fresh off an Asia trip where he showed surprising deference to dictators, Trump looks ready to start a renewed assault on critics at home.
In one video clip, a glimpse of the Trump team's plan to divide Europe, cozy up to right-wing dictatorships, and rally the extreme right.
In 45 countries, U.S. military bases prop up undemocratic regimes of all sorts, while often interfering with local campaigns for democracy.
The president didn’t just want the FBI to stop investigating his friend Mike Flynn. He wanted it to arrest journalists.