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Jason Stanley

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Jason Stanley, Professor of Philosophy at Yale University, is the author of How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them (Random House, 2018).

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  1. Elon Musk’s Not-so-Hidden Agenda
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    Elon Musk’s Not-so-Hidden Agenda

    Nov 29, 2022 Jason Stanley thinks the mogul's takeover of Twitter reflects his interest in destroying all democratic information spaces.

  2. One Hundred Years of Fascism
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    One Hundred Years of Fascism

    Oct 28, 2022 Jason Stanley marks the centennial of Mussolini’s March on Rome by explaining the ideology’s staying power.

  3. The Genocidal Identity
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    The Genocidal Identity

    Apr 27, 2022 Jason Stanley sees Russia going down the same path as Nazi Germany did to justify its war of aggression in Ukraine.

  4. A COVID Genocide in the Americas?
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    A COVID Genocide in the Americas?

    Jan 18, 2021 Federico Finchelstein & Jason Stanley call for a debate on the historical and moral implications of the Brazilian and US pandemic responses.

  5. Will Fascism Win the US Election?
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    Will Fascism Win the US Election?

    Oct 30, 2020 Jason Stanley, et al. see worrying signs that Donald Trump is preparing to weaponize his cult of personality.

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    Putin’s Brezhnev Moment

    Aryeh Neier draws parallels between the regime’s ongoing crackdown on civil society and late Soviet repression.
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    Utopia or Bust

    J. Bradford DeLong considers our options for both expanding and effectively slicing the proverbial economic pie.
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    Germany’s Reckoning

    Helmut K. Anheier

    Germany is now grappling with a host of difficult questions about its place in the world, the nature of its politics, and its most cherished values. For a pacifist society in a new age of conflict and war, everything must change if things are to remain the same.

    traces the contours of the country's debate, triggered by the Ukraine war, about its strategic future.
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    Preempting a Generative AI Monopoly

    Diane Coyle urges policymakers to take steps to counter the anti-competitive implications of a rapidly emerging market.
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    Japan’s Strategic Imperative

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. sees the country doubling down on its best option for ensuring national security and regional stability.
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    China’s Savings Conundrum

    Zhang Jun explains why – and how – the country must stimulate household consumption to achieve a robust recovery.
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    The Flight of the Inflation Hawks

    Though the US Federal Reserve’s first interest-rate hike of 2023 is smaller than those that preceded it, policymakers have signaled that more increases are on the way, despite slowing price growth. But there is good reason to doubt the utility – and fear the consequences – of continued rate hikes, on both sides of the Atlantic.

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    How to Transform African Agriculture

    Safia Boly & Omid Kassiri identify four principles that could help governments across the continent boost food security.
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    Making Ukrainian Victory Possible

    Josep Borrell explains why continued military support and other forms of assistance remain critical.

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