Naming America's Political Perverts

Another aspect of barbarism in the age of Donald Trump.

Executive Order Ties Research Funding To Free Speech Guarantee : NPR

I introduced Wednesday the idea of barbarism. “Fascism,” “white supremacy,” “autocracy” and other such labels go some way toward describing our political moment, but, as I said, they are abstract and “do not carry the weight of blood and pain that ‘barbarism’ carries.” We can’t shame a president and Republican Party immune to shame, but we can, and must…

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