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“A Punishing American Zeitgeist”​ | An Interview with Nikhil Pal Singh

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Link to a reprise of the Trumpian phenomenon and a caution to us all against apathy and under estamating the peril we are still in.

Another figure who rises in that moment, and who remains central within Trump’s orbit, is Rudy Giuliani, who became mayor of New York in the 1990s after, interestingly enough, leading a riot of mostly off-duty New York policemen on the steps of City Hall to protest the Dinkins administration’s plans for an all-civilian police review board. Talk about an echo. The police riot at City Hall launched Giuliani into the NYC Mayor’s office. There he was again before the riot at the Capitol on stage with Trump calling for a “trial by combat.”