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General News    H3'ed 5/26/18

Trump's Authoritarian Grip Tightens

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President Trump waves as he arrives for the National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill on May 15, 2018.
President Trump waves as he arrives for the National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill on May 15, 2018.
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'In every issue where America has made progress over the course of the last decade, the Trump administration is rolling back those gains with alarming speed. While it’s tempting to think of this regression as a return to an earlier time—a dirtier, more racist, more sexist, less compassionate America—it’s far worse than that. This is what authoritarianism looks like in its nascent stages. It adds up to groundwork laid for the imposition of a much harder form of authoritarianism likely planned for the near future. You just have to step back far enough from the onslaught of outrageous actions to view the pattern. And we’re letting it happen. '

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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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