The extraordinary thing about Trump is the fact that, despite having been created in the innards of capitalism, he should seem so unable to represent it.
Giving up on facts is tantamount to giving up on freedom.
Authoritarianism is seductive because it saves one from having to put up with incapability, difference and ambivalence.
It’s believed that Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. election is a victory of nationally-oriented forces over the global elite, a victory that’s become a starting point for similar political changes in other countries of the Western world.
Such an interpretation undoubtedly merits attention. Yet I think that [Read more]
The debate ... is between a candidate who is insincere (if the materials published by WikiLeaks are to be believed), sometimes robotic, if one wills, but fundamentally fair; and an aspiring dictator.