Tag: Dictatorship

Trump Is Failing His Dictatorship Test

Flashing Red LightShortly after Donald Trump was elected, I wrote up a list of the “10 Ways to Tell if Your President Is a Dictator.” I wasn’t saying Trump was in fact an aspiring autocrat; it was merely a list of warning signs to keep track of as his presidency preceded. In 2017, I offered an updated assessment and concluded that the danger of creeping autocracy was pretty serious….MORE:  foreignpolicy.com


Charlie chaplin speech

Watch this timeless speech from Charlie Chaplin which couldn’t be more relevant today. Taken from his 1940 movie The Great Dictator, Charlie delivers a hair raising speech that we should all take a moment to think about! The man famous for not speaking, comes up with one of the greatest speeches ever.

The beginning of the end for Assad

President Bashar al-Assad of Syria suffered a devastating blow on Wednesday with the killing in Damascus of three leading figures in his regime. The deaths – which included that of the Syrian defence minister – do not mean his regime…