• Americans May Only See Fascism in the Rear-View Mirror When it's Too Late
  • 7 Oregon Counties Have Voted to Secede From Oregon and Join Idaho...Is This Fracture Part of Fascism?
  • What Does a Weak or Strong Dollar Mean to You? - Economist Dr. Richard Wolff, Democracy At Work / Author of numerous books - his latest is The Sickness is the System (now also available as an e-book)
  • How a Worrisome Coronavirus Variant is Spreading Unnoticed...
  • Science Revolution: Climate Change Makes Zombie Fires More Common... - Dr. Michael Mann, Distinguished Professor of Meteorology & Director, Earth System Science Center-Penn State University / Member-National Academy of Sciences / author of several books including including his latest just out, The New Climate War / (previously, The Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial Is Threatening Our Planet, Destroying Our Politics, and Driving Us Crazy) / Recipient of the Tyler Prize
  • This is How Structural Racism works - Do You Have an Example?
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Americans May Only See Fascism in the Rear-View Mirror When it's Too Late
Thom plus logo Typically, oligarchies flip in one of two directions within a generation: either back to democracy, or into a full-blown fascist police state

Now that the January 6th Commission is dead, it's time for Pelosi and Schumer to create Congressional panels with subpoena power to take a serious look at the rise of fascism in the GOP, from the Trump/Manafort effort in 2015 through the vote-rigging laws being passed in state after state today. It may be our last chance to expose and stop this country's slide into fascism.

Read more at HartmannReport.com.

-Thom
Thursday's Daily Stack Daily Stack
Hour One: Americans May Only See Fascism in the Rear-View Mirror When it's Too Late
Article: "Gilens and Page: Average citizens have little impact on public policy" by Martin Gilens and Benjamin I. Page.
Article: "Boston Tea Party" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Shot heard round the world" by Wikipedia.
Article: "American Civil War (1861 - 1865) by Wikipedia.
Article: "Great Depression" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Joe Manchin" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Fact Sheet: The American Jobs Plan" by White House.
7 Oregon Counties Have Voted to Secede From Oregon and Join Idaho...Is This Fracture Part of Fascism?
Article: "Dachau concentration camp" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Barack Obama citizenship conspiracy theories" (birtherism) by Wikipedia.
Article: "History of West Virginia" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Curse and mark of Cain" by Wikipedia.

Hour Two: What Does a Weak or Strong Dollar Mean to You?
- Economist Dr. Richard Wolff, Democracy At Work / Author of numerous books - his latest is The Sickness is the System (now also available as an e-book) @profwolff @democracyatwrk
Article: "How a Weak Dollar Can Hurt You Financially" by Rebecca Lake.
Article: "Strong dollar policy" by Wikipedia.
How a Worrisome Coronavirus Variant is Spreading Unnoticed...
Article: "The Age of Kayfabe" by Freddie deBoer.
Article: "Kayfabe" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Cato the Younger" by Wikipedia.
Bill: "H.R.1 - For the People Act of 2021" by Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3].
Bill: "S.1 - For the People Act of 2021" by Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR].

Hour Three: Science Revolution: Climate Change Makes Zombie Fires More Common...
- Dr. Michael Mann, Distinguished Professor of Meteorology & Director, Earth System Science Center-Penn State University / Member-National Academy of Sciences / author of several books including including his latest just out, The New Climate War / (previously, The Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial Is Threatening Our Planet, Destroying Our Politics, and Driving Us Crazy) / Recipient of the Tyler Prize
Article: "Blazes That Refuse to Die: 'Zombie Fires'" by John Schwartz.
Article: "Overwintering fires in boreal forests" by Rebecca C. Scholten, Randi Jandt, Eric A. Miller, Brendan M. Rogers & Sander Veraverbeke.
Article: "Arctic Council" by Wikipedia.
Article: "2020 Oregon wildfires" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Anthropogenic Warming and Population Growth May Double US Heat Stress by the Late 21st Century" by Sourav Mukherjee, Ashok Kumar Mishra, Michael E. Mann, Colin Raymond.
Article: "Preamble to the Constitution of the United States".
"We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America."
Article: "The Problem With Inequality, According to Adam Smith" by Dennis C. Rasmussen.
This is How Structural Racism works - Do You Have an Example?
Article: "Republican Presidents' Impact on the Economy" by Kimberly Amadeo.
Article: "US Debt by President by Dollar and Percentage" by Kimberly Amadeo.
Article: "Effects of grain feeding on microbiota in the digestive tract of cattle" by E. Khafipour, S. Li, H.M. Tun, H. Derakhshani, S. Moossavi, J.C. Plaizier.
Article: "A Summary View Of The Rights Of British America" by Thomas Jefferson.
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