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Philosopher and Professor of Philosophy at Yale University Jason Stanley discusses his book on fascism — a word currently widely used but often misunderstood. Stanley, also the author of How Propaganda Works, offers some unique insights into the fascist mindset and the circumstances that help create it.
11 June 2020
Even that title strikes an odd note. It should not. The Fourth Estate …
10 November 2020
For the vast majorority of voters, this extraordinary election is more like a referendum on the incumbent. You’re either for Trump or against him.
27 October 2020
Foreign visitors frequently report their surprise at one of the earliest questions most New Zealanders ask …
6 September 2020