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Matthew Yglesias:

Yglesias » Politics In A Steep Recession: Some people have expressed surprise that the Great Recession hasn’t proven to be a boon to left-wing political movement. I think the expectation that something like that would be the result of a financial collapse is based on an over-generalization of FDR and the New Deal. If you look at the 1930s in a global context, the predominant trend was the rise of far-right nationalist parties, not just in Germany and Japan but across a huge swathe of Europe. And today’s lesser recession is prompting a

And his commenters:

longbongsilver 35 minutes ago: There are two groups of people: Those who can extrapolate from incomplete information.

Salient 5 minutes ago in reply to longbongsilver: There are two groups of people: Those who read an unexpectedly incomplete sentence and feel an unresolved tension following them around for the rest of the day,

JMGK 33 minutes ago: For only $10/month, Yglesias Premium will let you find out what, in fact, today's lesser

riggabyte 29 minutes ago: This is why we always

beamishy 24 minutes ago: We shouldn't be afraid, since there's simple and straightforward way to prevent the rise of fascism. We must act now, but if we

gregorsam 9 minutes ago: Charming. First the spellings and now

Salient 9 minutes ago: the predominant trend was the rise of far-right nationalist parties, not just in Germany and Japan but across a huge swathe of Europe. And today’s lesser recession is prompting a

OH MY GOD THE NAZIS GOT HIM

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