May 12, 2014

The Battle in Ukraine Means Everything

Timothy Snyder, The New Republic

The Associated Press

We easily forget how fascism works: as a bright and shining alternative to the mundane duties of everyday life, as a celebration of the obviously and totally irrational against good sense and experience. Fascism features armed forces that do not look like armed forces, indifference to the laws of war in theirapplication to people deemed inferior, the celebration of “empire” after counterproductive land grabs.

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TAGGED: Russia, Fascism, Vladimir Putin, Ukraine

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