Not Richard Spencer the Intellectual; But Richard Spencer the Fascist

There are many proposed methods for combating fascist ideologies; however, most of them have mixed rates of success. From a historical perspective, the most commonly employed methods of protesting in the streets and engaging in public debates failed to stave the fascist tide that emerged in the wake of World War I. Nonetheless, there is still hope for overcoming fascism without recourse to violence. And Zizek … Continue reading Not Richard Spencer the Intellectual; But Richard Spencer the Fascist

Who is Kellyanne Conway?: Eight Things You may not have Known about Trump’s Senior Counselor

Kellyanne Conway accepted Donald Trump’s offer to become his new campaign manager on August 17, 2016, thereby making her the first woman to manage a Republican Presidential campaign in U.S history. She then traveled around the United States promoting Trump as the most optimal presidential candidate. Following his electoral victory in November 2016, she was named Counselor to the President. Prior to becoming a Presidential Counselor, Conway had been … Continue reading Who is Kellyanne Conway?: Eight Things You may not have Known about Trump’s Senior Counselor

Steve Bannon has Endorsed the Ancient Generational Theory of Saeculum – But What is It?

During the 1990s, two political scientists, Neil Howe and William Strauss, published a book titled, “The Fourth Turning: An American Prophecy,” wherein they articulated an interpretation of American history that combined social theory with religious prophecy. The authors alleged that human history reoccurs in a four-stage, generational cycle with each stage lasting approximately 20 years. The fourth phase of this cycle, also known as the saeculum, is marked … Continue reading Steve Bannon has Endorsed the Ancient Generational Theory of Saeculum – But What is It?

Steve Bannon: The Naval Years

Steve Bannon, Trump’s chief strategist and current member of the National Security Council, served in the U.S. navy from 1976 until 1983. His experiences as a naval officer during the Carter administration helped  shape his conservative political beliefs and would ultimately cause him to forever turn his back against the democratic party. Life in the Navy Steve Bannon graduated from Virginia Tech in 1976 and … Continue reading Steve Bannon: The Naval Years