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Jason Stanley

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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. The Fascist Politics of the Pandemic
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    The Fascist Politics of the Pandemic

    May 4, 2020 Federico Finchelstein & Jason Stanley show how right-wing governments' responses to the COVID-19 crisis fit a familiar, disturbing pattern.

  5. Our Increasingly Fascist Public Discourse
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    Our Increasingly Fascist Public Discourse

    Jan 25, 2019 Jason Stanley emphasizes the extent to which far-right thinkers and politicians are defining the terms of mainstream debate.

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    Is Putin in Peril?

    From alternate-reality annexations to fresh nuclear threats, Russian President Vladimir Putin seems more desperate than ever to project an image of strength after a string of battlefield defeats. As Ukrainian forces advance on Russian-occupied territories and hundreds of thousands of draft-age Russian men flee the Kremlin’s “partial mobilization,” we asked PS commentators to assess his prospects.

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    Liz Truss’s Backward Vision of the Future

    Diane Coyle argues that the new UK government will never cure what ails the British economy by living in the past.
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    The State Is Taking Back Energy

    Nick Butler sees increased government intervention in the sector as necessary but too often suboptimal.
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    The Stabilizing Effect of Inflation

    Daniel Gros explains why, despite the disruptions caused by monetary tightening, a financial crisis is unlikely.
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    Germany’s Emerging War Economy

    Dalia Marin outlines how the country can transform its economy and help Europe achieve strategic autonomy.
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    Japan’s Post-Abe Trust Crisis

    Akira Kawamoto explains how Fumio Kishida’s embattled government can regain public confidence and boost economic growth.
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    Liz Truss vs. the Bank of England

    Shang-Jin Wei explains how UK policymakers can prevent a financial crisis by helping pensioners and homeowners.
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    What’s Happened to China’s Economy?

    Zhang Jun worries that weakened incentives for local-government policy innovation are undermining dynamism and growth.
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    Women, Life, Freedom, and the Left

    Slavoj Žižek

    Four recent global news stories have revealed the varieties of women’s empowerment, showing how the politics of sex and gender can either challenge or reinforce existing power structures. For Western liberals, understanding these dynamics will be crucial to beating back the new right.

    shows how four recent news events highlight the failings of Western progressives to counter the far right.

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