This is one of the most terrifying articles I have read in the past weeks, going to the heart of what so many observers nowadays feel when looking at the rise of Trump and the other madmen around the world.
At what point do we abandon "calm skepticsm' and decide that our crazy rulers are a real threat? wonders via
Forget Watergate. Read ⁦⁩'s contemplation on when to ignore political lunacy and when it is right to sound the alarm.
Donald Trump, Boris Johnson and lessons from the 1930s
Just finished reading Defying Hitler, a brilliant memoir of a young man living in Germany during the rise of the Nazis. I was going to write a column on the lessons we could learn amid the rise of new nationalists but has done it already
Donald Trump, Boris Johnson and lessons from the 1930s: 'My instinctive reaction to the rise of Mr Johnson and the rhetoric of Mr Trump is still “calm scepticism”. But then again, I’m at roughly the same stage of life as Haffner’s father was in 1933'.
Donald Trump, Boris Johnson and lessons from the 1930s | Financial Times
The current #populist moment: we should probably be more worried than we are-lessons from the 30s #democracy
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