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Surviving autocracy, Masha Gessen

Surviving autocracy, Masha Gessen
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-270)
no index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Surviving autocracy
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Responsibility statement
Masha Gessen
"An analysis of the destruction the Trump administration has waged on our institutions, the cultural norms we hoped would save us, and our very sense of identity"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
What do we call it? -- Waiting for the Reichstag fire -- The Styrofoam president -- We could call it a kakistocracy -- We could call it corruption -- We could call it aspirational autocracy -- We could pretend he is an alien, or call it the government of destruction -- The death of dignity -- Mueller did not save us -- Institutions have not saved us -- Words have meaning, or they ought to -- The power lie -- The tweet trap -- Normalization is (almost) unavoidable -- Resisting Trump's war on the media -- How politics dies -- A white male supremacist president -- "Throwing off the mask of hypocrisy" -- The antipolitics of fear -- Confronting civil society -- The power of moral authority -- Who is "us"? and who are we?