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Fair-weather socialist

Suddenly you face The possibility of me Getting a place Next to yours, of me Coming to dinner Without learning manners Without losing the cap Still using these vowels Not caring how much Jane Austen and Tolkien And the oeuvre…

Umberto Eco on fascism

It’s an old article, but it’s more appropriate today than ever. Ur-Fascism is still around us, sometimes in plainclothes. It would be so much easier for us if there appeared on the world scene somebody saying, “I want to reopen…