Anthony DiMaggio

Anthony DiMaggio is Associate Professor of Political Science at Lehigh University. He is the author of Rising Fascism in America: It Can Happen Here (Routledge, 2022), in addition to Rebellion in America (Routledge, 2020), and Unequal America (Routledge, 2021). He can be reached at: A digital copy of Rebellion in America can be read for free here.

Vaccine Hucksterism: VAERS and the War on Medical Science

The White Supremacy Lie

Vigilantes on Parade: Rightwing Extremism and the Threat of National Implosion

Covid-19 as Bioweapon?

Afghanistan and the Propaganda of Infinite War

Killer Disinformation: How Anti-Vaccine Propaganda Hijacked American Political Discourse

Rise of the Right: How the Vaudeville Left Fuels White Supremacy

Rise of the Right: White Supremacy and the Myth of the “White Working-Class”

Rehabilitating Rumsfeld, Erasing Empire: On All Those U.S. War Crimes in Iraq

Orwellian Hellscape v. Neoliberal Caretakers: American Politics in the “Post-Trump” Era

Limbaugh’s Legacy: Normalizing Hate for Profit

Trump’s Empire

Trump’s Empire

A (Not-So-New) Profile of the American Right: On the Authoritarian-Fascist Crisis

A (Not-So-New) Profile of the American Right: On the Authoritarian-Fascist Crisis

Fascism by Gaslighting: Trump’s Coup and the Grassroots Insurrection Strategy

The Coup in Washington: Why is Anyone Surprised by Trump’s Fascist Politics?

“Voter Fraud” Conspiracies are a Fraud: 2020 Election Edition

Election 2020: a Democratic Mandate or a Vote Against Trump?

The Campus Thought Police: Faux Outrage, Intimidation, and the Threat to Free Speech

The Case Against Social Media: Mass Misinformation in the Covid-19 Era

Can We Call It Fascism? Trump’s Voter Suppression Project, 2020

Canceling the Cancel Culture: Enriching Discourse or Dumbing it Down?

Free Speech Fantasies: the Harper’s Letter and the Myth of American Liberalism

Revolution, Not Riots: Prospects for Radical Transformation in the Covid-19 Era

Record Inequality, COVID-19, and the Crisis of the Have-Nots

Coronavirus and Rightwing Rebellion: Retreading a Tired Narrative

Misinformation and the Coronavirus: On the Dangers of Depoliticization and Social Media

Trump’s Coronavirus Lies: Deception and Incompetence in Service of Authoritarianism

Election Con 2020: Exposing Trump’s Deception on the Opioid Epidemic

The Economy Not Worth Defending: A Response to Trump’s State of the Union

The Myth of the “Electable” Democrat: Neoliberal Bankruptcy, 2020 Edition

Pulling Back From War: Trump and the Politics of De-Escalation

Opposing War With Iran: Three Reasons

Don’t Call it Ethnic Cleansing: Erasing Turkey’s State Terrorism in Syria

Trump as the “Anti-War” President: on Misinformation in American Political Discourse

Fake News in Trump’s America

Who’s Afraid of Impeachment? On Presidential Investigation and a 2020 Backlash

Teaching the “War on Terror”: Lessons for Contemporary Politics

Trump’s Trade War and the Emerging Corporatist-Fascist State

The “Trump Recovery”: Behind Right-Wing Populism’s Radical Transformation

System Capture 2020: The Role of the Upper-Class in Shaping Democratic Primary Politics

Withdrawal Pains and Syrian Civil War: An Analysis of U.S. Media Discourse

The Shutdown as Fascist Creep: Profiling Right-Wing Extremism in America

Imperialist in Chief: A Critical History of George H. W. Bush’s War on Iraq

In the Wake of the Blue Wave: the Midterms, Recounts, and the Future of Progressive Politics

Full-On Fascism: Trump Makes the Transition in his War on the Press

Fascist Nation: The “Alt-Right” Menace Persists, Despite Setbacks

Erasing Flint’s Water Crisis: Or How to Lie With Statistics

Union End Times: The Supreme Court’s Fatal Attack on Public-Sector Workers