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Herbert Croly, founding editor of The New Republic, saw Il Duce’s Italy as “a political experiment which aroused in a whole nation an increased moral energy and dignified its activities by subordinating them to a deeply felt common purpose.” A TNR editorial, likely penned by Croly, told readers to avoid “measur[ing] the political actions of another country by one’s own standards and values.” Charles Beard, an influential American historian of the 1920s, saw Fascism as “more like the American check and balance system” that would work out “in a new democratic direction.” During World War II, Life magazine called Stalin “Uncle Joe” and said the NKVD (which later became the KGB) was little different from the FBI.
The defenders of these vile regimes all ignored contemporaneous reports of what life was really like there.
His new book, From Benito Mussolini to Hugo Chavez, is a continuation of his earlier work as it dissects the ideas and biases of intellectuals who idolize totalitarian and authoritarian dictators.
While such writers and thinkers spared no outrage when exposing the sins of their own Western countries, they continually devised mind-boggling justifications and apologia for men who daily did far worse.
Their children are expressive, sure of their right to speak up, like you’d expect from the progeny of college professors (Michael teaches acting at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; Aimie, physical therapy at California State University, Northridge).
Of the three, Thulani is the most eager to contribute.
f history repeats itself first as tragedy and then as farce, dystopia repeats itself as a streaming miniseries.
The much-hyped debut of The Handmaid’s Tale, a 10-part feature set in a near-future world in which a patriarchal, theocratic regime in the throes of a fertility crisis exercises absolute control over its women, is based on the 1985 novel by Margaret Atwood, who the New Yorker recently reminded us is “the prophet of dystopia.”Thus far, Atwood’s vision seems to have been well- received by audiences in the 21st century, just as her book was rewarded in the 1980s for its attack on the Religious Right by being placed on women’s studies course syllabi in perpetuity.
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The dogs didn’t bark the night the notes were left at the front door of the Kachingwe residence.