How Trump is Creating an Authoritarian America
From the description of the video, uploaded by Cinema Sophistry:
“We interview writer and researcher Sarah Kendzior, who explains both how Trump is actualizing an American brand of authoritarianism and how we, as active citizens, can effectively resist it. See below for key sections:
0:37 – Reacting to the election result and analyzing Trump’s appeal.
4:03 – Trump and the media.
13:08 – The global trends (political, economic & social) that led to Trump’s ascendancy.
17:47 – How the Left failed.
19:43 – How American authoritarianism can emerge.
28:29 – America’s most vulnerable groups and how they are affected.
30:43 – How to push back against Trump’s America.
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