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Fascism in America 11: Conclusion

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Most of you Americans on the left were gobsmacked when Trump won the election. You did not see it coming at all; you thought that common sense would prevail in the end, but it didn’t. You completely underestimated the allure of Trump. Continue reading

Democratic Socialism or Social Democracy?

image: rawstory.com

image: rawstory.com

I promised a while ago that I would write a post about the difference between democratic socialism and social democracy, but the article below does the job just fine. Continue reading

WHAT?!?!?!?

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Okay, I know nothing! I feel like a total fool. Here I am, with a blog about being Dutch in America, writing every now and then about how much better things are in the Netherlands, and now it turns out this has been going on for the last three years!!! Continue reading