Americans should not make the same mistake committed in Italy after World War II in thinking that fascism was merely a “parenthesis” in Italian history.
“Every age has its own fascism,” wrote Holocaust survivor Primo Levi in 1974
So what does the triumph of Biden-Harris represent for us historically? It’s been a standard line of interpretation that Biden represents a desire to “return to normal.”
But there is reason for hope. It can’t be emphasized enough how important the selection of Kamala Harris as vice president
In recalling the ideals of Franklin Roosevelt and casting himself as having goals just as large in reshaping American society, he has to judiciously balance a desperate desire to return to normal with a bold political agenda on climate change, infrastructure, education, and social justice.