Flavio Matani (flavius_m) wrote,
Flavio Matani
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The world out there

Two interesting, if long (and alarming) articles posted by friends on FB, on the nature of the developments we’re seeing in the world stage:

Umberto Eco makes a list of the common 14 features of fascism:
http://www.openculture.com/2016/11/umberto-eco-makes-a-list-of-the-14-common-features-of-fascism.html

Nihilist Nation: the empty core of Trump’s mystique:
https://newrepublic.com/article/151603/nihilist-nation-empty-core-trump-mystique?fbclid=IwAR1yqpP2aH9pMzkw8UeVa6uZWoPtvElWvBYcn9prkRyqGcBEPFXyWhNH-_c

Original article by Eco:
https://www.nybooks.com/articles/1995/06/22/ur-fascism/

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Tags: current affairs, the world outside
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