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"Phobocracy" and The Power of Fear

“​The more you can increase fear of drugs, crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all of the people”

In the light of this statement quoted by the renowned scholar, Noam Chomsky, we repost his opinion about the policy of fear pursued by Donald Trump throughout the presidential campaign and after the results.

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It was not a particularly calm evening, I had got some bad news from home as well. I was cooking, making lunch for the next day, and Heiko was in the living room with Sophie. 374 more words

Living In Germany

TMST - Frank Furedi

Extracts from Frank Furedi essay about the politics of fear:

The narrative of fear has become so widely assimilated that it is now self-consciously expressed in a personalised and privatised way.

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Paul Street: How the Republican Party Rules a Nation That Hates It - Truthdig

The strange political dominance of the Grand Old Party can be explained by 12 factors, including the neoliberal agenda of the Democratic Party, gerrymandering, the politics of fear, and mass ignorance in much of the U.S. 15 more words


The Politics of Fear


Vikas Thusoo

“Many times, the thought of fear itself is greater than what it is we fear.”

 Much of modern society and technology is structured to predict future and consequences that help reduce the fear of the unknown and restore some degree of control. 1,102 more words

US Politics

PREVENT and Threat of Removing Muslim Children

It has been my attempt to relate the human cost of the PREVENT counter-extremism programme on this blog, whether it is teachers going through the humiliation and stress of being called “extremists” only to be  1,047 more words

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