Hannah Arendt

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Op-Ed News
Illuminating the Darkness in the Age of Despairworthy of this memorable event. Rather than dwell on my own biography, I want t
Op-Ed News / Posted 16 days ago
worthy of this memorable event. Rather than dwell on my own biography, I want to take the advice of the great philosopher, Hannah Arendt, who insisted that award winners should talk less about their own merits and much more about the challenges the... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Huppke: No accountability for any of Trump’s liesyou refuse to believe that and prefer Trump’s attempt to get you to doubt every
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 17 days ago
you refuse to believe that and prefer Trump’s attempt to get you to doubt everything you hear, consider these words from Hannah Arendt, an American political theorist who wrote extensively about totalitarianism: “A people that no longer can... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
What's fake news . . . and what isn'tyou refuse to believe that and prefer Trump's attempt to get you to doubt every
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
you refuse to believe that and prefer Trump's attempt to get you to doubt everything you hear, consider these words from Hannah Arendt, an American political theorist who wrote extensively about totalitarianism: "A people that no longer can... Read more
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The New Yorker
American Dignity on the Fourth of Julytax obligations or liberating the poor from their health care, he has already b
The New Yorker / Posted 20 days ago
tax obligations or liberating the poor from their health care, he has already begun to foster a public sphere in which, as Hannah Arendt put it in her treatise on totalitarian states, millions come to believe that “everything was possible and that... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Trump's 'fake news' crusade is the stuff of dictatorsyou refuse to believe that and prefer Trump's attempt to get you to doubt every
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
you refuse to believe that and prefer Trump's attempt to get you to doubt everything you hear, consider these words from Hannah Arendt, an American political theorist who wrote extensively about totalitarianism: "A people that no longer can... Read more
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CNBC
A 1951 book about totalitarianism is suddenly flying off the shelves. Here's why.After Donald Trump was elected president, lots of people started buying books b
CNBC / Posted 22 days ago
After Donald Trump was elected president, lots of people started buying books by Hannah Arendt: In December, her 1951 book The Origins of Totalitarianism was selling at 16 times its normal rate. Why Arendt, a political theorist who died in 1975?... Read more
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Salon.com
The right wing war on facts: The new partisan divide that’s destroying our nationparty in power is closely tied to a systematic attack on truth the prospects fo
Salon.com / Posted 26 days ago
party in power is closely tied to a systematic attack on truth the prospects for a healthy democracy are not encouraging. Hannah Arendt in her famous study of totalitarianism stated that, “The ideal subject of totalitarian rule is not the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Migrant or refugee? Why the line is sometimes blurredno choice of his own? And what obligations do countries have to protect these y
Eye Witness News / Posted 30 days ago
no choice of his own? And what obligations do countries have to protect these young people? Just “ordinary immigrants” As Hannah Arendt, the preeminent political theorist and herself a refugee, wrote in her 1943 essay We Refugees: "In the first... Read more

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