Trump, capitalism and the point of no return

 
BY:John Bachtell| November 17, 2017
Trump, capitalism and the point of no return

The Trump administration is authoritarian, deeply corrupt, and replete with pathological liars. It is directly linked to the so-called “alt-right”—re-branded fascists and Nazis—including those who serve in the White House.

White supremacists, misogynists, climate deniers, xenophobes, Islamophobes, and militarists dominate the administration. General Kelly’s recent attempt to revise Civil War history should dispel any illusions the public can rely on “rational generals” to restrain 45.

A mass base intoxicated with irrationality, lies, and conspiracy theories supports Trump and the GOP. They are being manipulated by an extensive right-wing communications infrastructure, including Fox News, Breitbart, Infowars, hate-talk radio, the NRA, right-wing Evangelicals, and think-tanks. Taken together, this has the potential to become a full-blown fascist movement.  Are we reaching a point of no return?  Read more.

Comments (5)

Tom Brady | November 29, 2017 at 6:49 PM

ok

Zach | November 20, 2017 at 3:06 AM

Trump unfortunately is going to be the downfall of this country and so will pure Capitalism. Democratic Socialism is the answer! #JusticeDemocrats2020

    Saurabh | November 22, 2017 at 4:07 PM

    True, but it will take a lot of sacrifice from socialist in USA. It won’t happen automatically.

    jules | December 01, 2017 at 11:54 PM

    nothing ever leaves us until it’s taught us the lesson we needed to learn…and so it is ….

    Thomas | December 12, 2017 at 6:25 PM

    I don’t think that it makes sense to run on a platform of democratic socialism for the next few cycles. It seems that running with social democracy and eventually working our way towards democratic socialism will be most effective in easing the population into it.

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