New Wave of Fascism

Posted On Nov 16 2016 by

Fascism is on the rise in the world again. Many totalitarian regimes and dictators in the world, Brexit, the anti-immigrant views in Europe and the rise of Christian right, the election of Donald Trump in the US, etc. They all show signs of another fascist wave in the world, similar to the one observed about a hundred years ago. People don’t learn from history, and I think humanity is repeating the first half of the 20th century. The fascism was rising in the world about a 100 years ago, in the 20th century, and now we are living the 21st …


Implications of Trump’s Election Victory

Posted On Nov 11 2016 by

I have experienced many disappointments after elections over the years, and I thought I finally learned not to underestimate people’s stupidity when it comes to political decisions, and that was why I thought Obama couldn’t win in 2008, or especially in 2012. I thought most voters weren’t smart enough to appreciate a guy like him to vote for him. I was proven wrong, and I was very surprised by his victory, especially in 2012. So, I guess his victories made me forget what I had learned about the voter behavior, and for some reason, I naively thought that Clinton would …