From Nietzsche to Trump

This explains the turn to nostalgic and resentment-driven politics to seek to elevate authority figures who will not only halt the flow of time but turn back the clock.”

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How to Respond to the Global Right Phenomenon

(Matt Rourke / AP Photo)

Veterans of the entertainment industry like Steve Bannon and the reality television star Donald Trump instinctively understood how to cater to the resentment of those who felt left behind by neoliberalism but were unwilling or unaware of left-wing alternatives.”

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Who Was Carl Schmitt?

(Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin)

As just another political theology—albeit an especially vulgar one—liberalism would, paradoxically, be put into contexts where it abandoned a commitment to rights for the sake of protecting itself.”

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