Trump’s American fascism was the stuff of 20th century fiction

Is Donald Trump fulfilling numerous prophecies of the rise of American fascism that were published in the first half of the 20th century? It certainly seems to be happening. Even if it isn't, those predictions are worth paying attention to.

In South Africa, “political objectives outweigh law”

John Robbie had a very interesting interview with political analyst Mzoxolo Mpolase that highlighted a growing trend in the ANC: this notion that politics and political objectives should trump the law: https://soundcloud.com/primediabroadcasting/political-analysis-sas-mzoxolo-mpolase-on-al-bashir-sometimes-political-objectives-outweigh-law It echoes a tweet I shared this morning and on which I commented that the ANC seems to be yearning for the days…

The President's relationship with the truth

[caption width="620" align="aligncenter"] President Jacob Zuma at The New Age breakfast briefing, 14 Feb 2014[/caption] Pierre De Vos' post titled In the age of consent, the buck stops with Number One is a typically lucid explanation why President Zuma's contention that he was largely in the dark about (and perhaps shouldn't even have known about)…

South Africa, a land of hopelessness and despair

‚ÄčThe ANC has squandered the opportunities the 1994 elections brought and South Africa is increasingly a place of unfulfilled promises and hopelessness. The New York Times has published an article which highlights the self-centered government we are currently afflicted with:Nowadays, the party is increasingly seen as interested mainly in self-enrichment, an impression underscored by reports…
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