Mental health professionals read Trump’s letter as study in “the psychotic mind”

The Impeachment Iceberg continued by Chauncy DeVega edited by O Society Dec 22, 2019 Wednesday night, Donald Trump was impeached by the House of Representatives. Trump will now — perhaps after some delay — be put on trial in the Senate, where he will then be acquitted by Republicans who have sworn personal fealty to him. … Continue reading Mental health professionals read Trump’s letter as study in “the psychotic mind”

The Intellectual Origins of the Trump Presidency and the Construction of Contemporary American Politics

by David Schultz CounterPunch  edited by O Society June 23, 2019 It is foolish to think Trumpism and Trumpets are merely a product of personality. To believe that is to assume Donald Trump is sui generis, elected under unique circumstances and the politics and polices produced under him are tied to him. Believing that means … Continue reading The Intellectual Origins of the Trump Presidency and the Construction of Contemporary American Politics

Friedrich Nietzsche predicted the Post-truth Era of Trump

The morning of the US presidential election, I was leading a graduate seminar on Friedrich Nietzsche’s critique of truth. It turned out to be all too apt. by Alexis Papazoglou Conversation Nietzsche, German counter-Enlightenment thinker of the late 19th century, seemed to suggest objective truth – the concept of truth most philosophers relied on at the time … Continue reading Friedrich Nietzsche predicted the Post-truth Era of Trump