Norman Pollack

Norman Pollack Ph.D. Harvard, Guggenheim Fellow, early writings on American Populism as a radical movement, prof., activist.. His interests are social theory and the structural analysis of capitalism and fascism. He can be reached at

The Nazification of Sexuality: Confessions of a Bigot

Anniversary of FDR’s Death: “The Only Thing We Have to Fear is Fear Itself”

Mr. Xi’s Visit: An imaginary Speech

The Filth of Lucre: Trump’s Presidency

Political Cannibalism: Eating America’s Vitals

Militarization of American Fascism: Trump the Usurper

Two Nations: Skid Rows vs. Mar-a-Lago

America Becomes Fascist: Trump Revealed

The Rape of Modern America: Example, Forced Resignation of US Attorneys

Evisceration of Freedom: Surgical Authoritarianism

Descent into Fascism: Corporate-Militarist Paradigm

Trump’s Neo-Fascist Discourse: CPAC Revisited

Political Castration of State: Militarization of Government

Drumbeat of Fascism: Find, Arrest, Deport

Mar-a-Lago, Ideological Refuge: Berchtesgaden, II

Fascistization Crashing Down: Driving the Cleaver into Social Welfare

Self-Devouring Reaction: Governmental Impasse

Corporatism: Hemorrhaging of the Body Politic

The Golden Rule: Waterboard Trump

Inflammatory Reaction: America Veers Right

Curtain Descending: Fascistization of America

Reichstag 1938 / Washington 2017

Mexico and International Politics: Autarkic Walls

Backfire: US and the World

Swastika: The Hillary-Donald Show

Women’s March: Halt at the Water’s Edge

America: Banana Republic? Far Worse

Farewell Address: Nazification of Hope

China: Saving America From Itself

The Trump Putsch: Trailblazing on the Right

America Deconstructed: The Great Unraveling

One Week, and Counting: Bottom-Fishing in America

America at the Crossroads: Abrogation of Democracy

The Election: Does It Matter Who Wins?

Centrist Fascism: Lurching Forward

Militarism: The Elephant in the Room

Artificial Creation: Released Emails on Clinton

Let’s Boogie-Woogie: Trump’s Propulsive Libido

Indictment: US Guilty of War Crimes

The Slippery Slope: Rolling Downward, No Brakes, Nuclear War

Civil Disobedience: Dr. King, America Needs You Now

Legacy: The Gift That Destroys America

Centrist Fascism: Lurching Forward

Capitalism Versus Militarism: The Presidency

The “Self-Hating” Jew: A Critique

The Great Debate: Proto-Fascism vs. the Real Thing

Sovereign Immunity, War Crimes, and Compensation to 9/11 Families

Obama Plays the Race Card: Vile Politics on Demand

Obama-Clinton: Siamese Twins of Reaction

Fascism Trumps Democracy: America, A State of Impunity