Tag Archives: Far Right

Plato Shrugs: ‘Ideology Post Trump: Where Do We Go From Here?’

“Ideological turmoil in America has reached unprecedented heights. With conservatives falling into the unfalsifiable throws of populism and Liberals fetishizing 1960 solutions to 2020 problems, both appear lost in moving through the 21st century. What comes after Trump for the … Continue reading

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Bernard Goldberg: ‘Donald Trump Isn’t New Anymore- Which is Why He May Lose in November’

“Anything can happen between now and Election Day, but if something dramatic doesn’t happen soon, something that works in Donald Trump’s favor, Joe Biden will be the next president of the United States. President Trump is losing by wide margins … Continue reading

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Big Think: Ian Bremmer- ‘Donald Trump Is Not The Problem: He’s The Symbol of 4 Bigger Issues’

“If the problem was just Trump, it wouldn’t be happening in other places around the world, says political scientist Ian Bremmer. All sorts of advanced industrial democracies have people getting angrier and voting more and more against the establishment.Even when … Continue reading

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The Dick Cavett Show: ‘Christian Views on Abortion and Homosexuality’

“Archbishop of Canterbury, Michael Ramsey debates with Jane Fonda over his stance on other beliefs and atheism, and discusses the laws surrounding homosexual relations and abortion. Date aired – March 13, 1970 – Jane Fonda, Peter Fonda, Henry Fonda, Michael … Continue reading

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Religion & Politics: Benjamin E. Zeller- ‘The Cult of Trump? What Cult Rhetoric Actually Reveals’

“In August, Anthony Scaramucci—the former White House director of communications turned Trump critic—called for the political left to approach the Trump administration the way that concerned individuals would approach a cult. “When you’re trying to deprogram people from a cult, … Continue reading

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Real Time With Bill Maher: ‘Monologue: Live Free or Die Hard’

“Bill recaps the top stories of the week, including President Trump’s underwhelming Tulsa rally and Joe Biden’s strong lead in the polls.” From Real Time With Bill Maher Whether the Tulsa Arena seats 15,000, or 19,000 for any other POTUS (that’s … Continue reading

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The New Yorker: Douglas Watt- ‘The Glittering, Corrosive Humor of Lenny Bruce’

“Early in 1966, the entertainer Lenny Bruce, who died in the midsummer of that year at the age of forty from a self-administered overdose of morphine, gave his next-to-last public performance, at the Berkeley Community Theatre, a large auditorium near … Continue reading

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David Hoffman: ‘1960s Conservative Describes An America Many See Today’

Source:The New Democrat  “Of course the speaker is the 1964 Republican presidential candidate Barry Goldwater. I collected these speeches back then because I was developing ideas for my 6 part television series, Making Sense of the Sixties. Barry Goldwater was … Continue reading

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The Film Archives: Douglas Charles; J. Edgar Hoover’s War on Gays

Source:The New Democrat  “Notches J. Edgar Hoover, the FBI, and the “Sex Deviates” Program – NOTCHES” From The Film Archives Not sure if a satirical approach, or a more serious approach about FBI Director Edgar Hoover’s apparent warrant war on homosexuality … Continue reading

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Politics and Prose: Ece Temelkuran- ‘How to Lose a Country’

Source:The New Democrat  “Twice rated one of the ten most influential people in social media, Temelkuran is both an award-winning novelist and Turkey’s most-read political columnist. In her new book she looks at recent political events from around the world— … Continue reading

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