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"Demagoguery is the enemy of the people," the "Network" star said in accepting his Best Actor award.
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RISE UP! In preparation for Super Bowl 51, Atlanta, Georgia is in full gear as fans cheer their beloved Falcons to Rise Up
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Trump supporters are not all of one stripe. Among them are casualties of a variety of novel forces including globalization
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The unfettered road rage tone of the campaign has been virulent and contagious. Watching the political commentaries on TV
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If there is anything we have learned in American history, no hoods of injustice has stopped the forward march of diversity.
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What is truly remarkable about that sentence is that the President here is lumping Donald Trump -- the nominee of one of America's two major political parties -- with the mortal enemies who the United States has fought over the past eighty years!
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The real patriots this July are the Never Trump crowd, especially the Republicans who are willing to stand up publicly and oppose the misuse of their party by a dangerous blowhard who knows so little of history, but knows so much about marketing.
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So when political science Professor Kenneth Janda asked if he could write a column making a more academic comparison (instead of just hurling insults), I thought it'd be a great idea.
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And we must stand forever vigilant in protecting our impressionable children from the exploits of the Jews and the homosexuals
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Is the torrent of worry about "Donald the dangerous" merely a more liberal exaggeration? Or is this chorus of concern about the disastrous consequences of a Trump victory justified? Although I can't claim to be objective, I can offer a perspective that predates this crazy election.
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I am deeply concerned about our country's ability to attract new and fresh talent, whom I believe may be the only ones who can rescue our nation from the political cynicism and malaise, and heal the political scars and deep divisions. Possibly the current crisis has had the effect of motivating some to do exactly that.
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Look at Trump through the filters of any human enterprise--spirituality or psychology; motivational literature or business
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The media can act shocked about Trump failing to quickly and very clearly denounce David Duke and the KKK and their support for him, but they didn't seriously ask the more important question: Why do the advocates of white supremacy like and advocate for Donald Trump?
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What we know about anger is that it inflates self-importance and builds a wall between genuine introspection and finding right action. Anger can be a useful signal, alerting us that something is amiss, but if we don't explore what truly makes us angry, anger isolates us from our heart's intelligence and our connection with others.
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The very ferocity and coordinated nature of the attacks on Sanders makes clear that the Democratic establishment views Sanders not merely as an annoyance, but as an existential threat. And he may be, at that.
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No, I'm not suggesting Donald Trump is Hitler. But he is a demagogue, who in Saturday night's debate said he would bring
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Trump possesses an arrogance and volatility that makes most voters recoil. So how has he maintained a grip on a segment of the Republican base that - at least, for now - seems unshakable?
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Trump fits the classic definition of a demagogue: a rabble-rouser who appeals to the emotions, fears, prejudices and ignorance of the lower socioeconomic classes in order to gain power.
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Demagogues are creations of the collective as much as they lead groups into warfare and hatred. They exist as a funnel for existential fears and frustrated longings. By reducing complexity down to simple answers, they make themselves into emotional magnets for dis-ease. How do we resist such temptations?