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Fascism's Already Here. But Do Americans Know it?

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'The question that occurs to me is whether Americans see the noose they are wearing — or see that they are standing on the edge of a precipice.'When I look at America today, I see a nation already undergoing an implosive, violent, and spectacular collapse from zombie capitalism to something more like the incipient stages of fascism. Degenerate capitalism collapsing into fascism is an old story — an economy whose true product is despair soon enough turns to one of rage and hate.  I want to tell a different story in this essay. The story of three strands of modern-day fascism emerging, weaving together, into a noose of ruin, hanging around the neck of a society.'

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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