AS TYRANTS TAKE control of democracies, they typically:
Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor, is professor of public policy at the University of California at Berkeley and the author of "Aftershock: The Next Economy and America's Future." He blogs at robertreich.org.
DONALD TRUMP RECENTLY finished the last of his nine post-election thank-you tour rallies. Why did he do them? And why is he planning further rallies after he becomes president?
ON THE EVENING of Dec.
DEMOCRACY DEPENDS ON a free and independent press, which is why all tyrants try to squelch it. They use seven techniques that worryingly, President-elect Donald Trump already employs.
Donald Trump couldn’t have accomplished his feat without three big enablers that deserve to be held accountable for what comes next.
The first enabler has been the Republican Party.