What is a Terrorist? — Matthew Vernon Whalan

Rather than the question of what Trump will do when the going gets tough for more and more of us, consider the question of how the culture of the American power- elite and its supporters is poised to handle dissent in a moment of rapid political and social tailspin. There have always been, since the nation’s inception, totalitarian mechanisms in place to handle dissent within the free society. Where do these mechanisms stand now?

First published in CounterPunch

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