A Recipe For Fascism by Chris Hedges (repost)

Repost of A Recipe For Fascism by Chris Hedges.

by Chris Hedges
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Truthdig
November 8, 2010

Graffiti "4 More Years of Fascism"

Image by Dandelion Salad via Flickr

American politics, as the midterm elections demonstrated, have descended into the irrational. On one side stands a corrupt liberal class, bereft of ideas and unable to respond coherently to the collapse of the global economy, the dismantling of our manufacturing sector and the deadly assault on the ecosystem. On the other side stands a mass of increasingly bitter people whose alienation, desperation and rage fuel emotionally driven and incoherent political agendas. It is a recipe for fascism.

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Chris Hedges spent two decades as a foreign reporter covering wars in Latin America, Africa, Europe and the Middle East. His latest books are Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt, Death of the Liberal Class, and The World as It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress.

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