All-American Fascism

To understand the capitol insurrection, we don’t have to look all the way to Germany

For many black southerners after the Civil War, white violence became an everyday fact of life
Southern elites exploited Northern Republican fears of government spending and poor people voting to turn them agains the Reconstruction project
In 1980, Reagan gave a speech in Philadelphia, MS, most famously known for the murder of three civil rights activists, about the importance of states’ rights

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