SOURCE: New York Review of Books
by Sarah Churchwell
A cultural historian of the American right argues that efforts to trace American allegiance to European fascist movements miss the point. There are American traditions of racial dictatorship, strident nationalism and populist demagoguery that have come close to converging in a homegrown form of fascism.
by Bruce W. Dearstyne
SOURCE: Real Clear Politics
by Bill Scher
The value of democracy was widely questioned in the mid-1930s, as the Great Depression was yet to be tamed during the early stages of Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidency.
It’s Possible Donald Trump Could Win a Smaller Percentage of the Popular Vote than Any Other Major Presidential Candidate
by Ronald L. Feinman
That would rank him with William Howard Taft.
by Greg Bailey
We never found out what a Huey Long presidency would be like. Let’s hope we don’t have to face the reality of a President Donald Trump.
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