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Inverted Totalitarianism

Donald Trump and the "F" Word

John Sanbonmatsu | Posted 01.16.2017 | Politics
John Sanbonmatsu

Is Trump a fascist? When are we justified in using the "f" word to describe a right-wing politician or movement that we legitimately find frightening?

Edward Snowden in Anne Applebaum's Russia

Subhankar Banerjee | Posted 08.27.2013 | World
Subhankar Banerjee

We need all our voices of conscience to rise in unison so that Edward's Snowden's courageous and immensely important revelations don't get side stepped by the government, the corporate media, and by the right- and left-wing pundits.

Edward Snowden, Satyajit Ray and Inverted Totalitarianism

Subhankar Banerjee | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics
Subhankar Banerjee

Blowing whistle against the United States government is not a spectacle. The ongoing explosive expose of the American surveillance state brought back a children's film, a musical comedy, I had watched in 1980 -- Satyajit Ray's Hirok Rajar Deshe.