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David Henry Gorski is an American surgical oncologist, professor of surgery at Wayne State University School of Medicine, and a surgical oncologist at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, specializing in breast cancer surgery.
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How Fascism Works
The Politics of Us and Them
Jason Stanley - 2020-05-26 (first published in 2018)
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"No single book is as relevant to the present moment."--Claudia Rankine, author of Citizen "One of the defining books of the decade."--Elizabeth Hinton, author of From the War on Poverty to the War on CrimeNEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS' CHOICE - With a new preface - Fascist politics are running rampant in America today--and spreading around th...
David Gorski
@747Retired I just finished @jasonintrator's "How Fascism Works." Great book. Scary. Also,I see several characteristics of fascism that are very similar to aspects of thinking in alternative medicine, particularly the emphasis on purity, a mythical lost past, and "natural law.      source
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Denying History
Who Says the Holocaust Never Happened and Why Do They Say It? Updated and Expanded
Michael Shermer - 2009-04-01 (first published in 2000)
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Denying History takes a bold and in-depth look at those who say the Holocaust never happened and explores the motivations behind such claims. While most commentators have dismissed the Holocaust deniers as antisemitic neo-Nazi thugs who do not deserve a response, historians Michael Shermer and Alex Grobman have immersed themselves in the minds and ...
David Gorski
Mr. Shermer once did good work on the Holocaust and Holocaust denial. His book on Holocaust denial, Denying History, was excellent and inspired me. So why the disconnect? 5/      source
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The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump
David Neiwert - 2018-11-27 (first published in 2017)
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Just as Donald Trump's victorious campaign for the US presidency shocked liberal Americans, the seemingly sudden national prominence of white supremacists, xenophobes, militia leaders, and mysterious "Alt-Right" leaders mystifies many. But the extreme Right has been growing steadily in the US since the 1990s, with the rise of patriot militias. Foll...
David Gorski
I also note that is a great book, essential reading to understand how we got to where we are today with the radical right.      source