Right-wing extremism is a serious threat to democracy in the U.S. and many other countries

The right-wing attacks on honest democracy in the U.S. are occurring in other nations too.  They SERIOUSLY THREATEN democracy in the U.S. and elsewhere.  Ordinary people need to organize smart strategies to protect honest democracy, human rights, immigrants, religious minorities, etc.

Here are some recent relevant articles:


It can happen here: Lessons from ‘Rise of the Nazis’ on 90th anniversary of Hitler’s coming to power:  https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2023/2/2/2149419/-It-can-happen-here-Lessons-from-Rise-of-the-Nazis-on-90th-anniversary-of-Hitler-s-coming-to-power?detail=emaildkre&pm_source=DKRE&pm_medium=email


Right-wing extremists dominate some nations and promote chaos instead of competent governance: John Feffer wrote this article explaining that House Republicans, Euroskeptics, Vladimir Putin, and Jair Bolsonaro are the agents of a new kind of political disorder that parallels the chaos of failing states, economic catastrophe, and climate disasters:  https://fpif.org/the-rise-of-self-hating-politicians/?emci=90ebbcc2-6593-ed11-9d7b-00224832e811&emdi=993e8016-7393-ed11-9d7b-00224832e811&ceid=3993183


It’s not just Trump: A sobering new report chronicles the extensive GOP war on democracy:  https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/it-s-not-just-trump-a-sobering-new-report-chronicles-the-extensive-gop-war-on-democracy/ar-AA16fL09?rc=1&ocid=winp1taskbar&cvid=dd64042b63ab471dd84fd320a451a57a


I wrote this short encouragement in July 2022:  Authoritarianism is replacing democracy in several parts of the world.  In the U.S., Turkey, parts of Europe, etc., authoritarianism (with fascist tendencies) is displacing democracy.  This is yet one more problem that is GLOBAL in scope and requires a GLOBAL solution.  We who value honest democracy must reach out to our friends and our organizational allies who support democracy, while we also reach out to those who want peace, a sustainable climate, global economic justice, etc., etc., etc.


Sometime soon I will be posting more information specifically about the sabotage of democracy in U.S., caused by the Republican Party and other corrupting influences.








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Since the late 1960s Glen Anderson has devoted his life to working as a volunteer for peace, nonviolence, social justice, and progressive political issues. He has worked through many existing organizations and started several. Over the years he has worked especially for such wide-ranging goals as making peace with Vietnam, eliminating nuclear weapons, converting from a military economy to a peacetime economy, abolishing the death penalty, promoting nonviolence at all levels throughout society, and helping people organize and strategize for grassroots movements to solve many kinds of problems. He writes, speaks, and conducts training workshops on a wide variety of topics. Since 1987 he has produced and hosted a one-hour cable TV interview program on many kinds of issues. Since 2017 he has blogged at https://parallaxperspectives.org He lives in Lacey near Olympia WA. You can reach him at (360) 491-9093 glen@parallaxperspectives.org