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January 30 2017

Someone recently shared this tweet from the US Holocaust Museum, and it has some pretty insightful things to say about fascism. Many people throw that word around when they want to decry something they see as unnecessary, so it’s important to know what, exactly, to look for when confronted with an authoritarian government. I will continue to add examples to this post, so please share relevant links in the comments section.


POWERFUL AND CONTINUING NATIONALISM [1][2]

DISDAIN FOR HUMAN RIGHTS [1]

IDENTIFICATION OF ENEMIES AS A UNIFYING CAUSE [1]

SUPREMACY OF THE MILITARY [1][2]

RAMPANT SEXISM [1][2][3][4]

CONTROLLED MASS MEDIA [1][2][3][3]

OBSESSION WITH NATIONAL SECURITY [1][2][3]

RELIGION AND GOVERNMENT INTERTWINED [1][2]

CORPORATE POWER PROTECTED [1][2][2]

LABOR POWER SUPPRESSED

DISDAIN FOR INTELLECTUALS & THE ARTS [1][2][3]

OBSESSION WITH CRIME & PUNISHMENT [1]

RAMPANT CRONYISM & CORRUPTION [1]

FRAUDULENT ELECTIONS [1]

January 11 2017

I posted this to YouTube exactly one decade ago today. It has amassed almost a quarter million views during that time, so it is really hard for me to delete it even though it has nothing to do with my channel.

December 16 2016

I shared this video on YouTube exactly one decade ago today. I had no idea at the time what YouTube would become or what it would mean to me ten years later. It’s no longer listed publicly on my channel, but it’s still available to view right here.

November 24 2016

Every time I think about Thanksgiving, I think about this scene. Every. Single. Time.

January 9 2016

I’ve known for more than 30 years that Patrick S. Metze is the greatest mentor I’ll ever have, so I’m glad that an entire generation of people will be fighting the good fight with his guidance.

April 2 2015

The only thing you need to understand about this video is empathy.

January 26 2015

This is — at the same time — one of the best music videos and video game commercials produced by humanity.

August 13 2014

This is an excerpt from Robin Williams’ performance at the Roxy Theater in 1978. It’s the origin of the quote that is often attributed to him.

January 28 2014

The Kronies

The bar for political satire was just launched into space.

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