Trumping Democracy

This set of resources will help you understand
the mass support for Donald Trump

The Trump Collection Landing Pages:


 

What are the Core Elements of Right-Wing Populism in the United States that Produced Trump?
  • White Nationalist Racism and Ethnocentrism
  • Vilification and Demonization of a Scapegoated “Other”
  • Authoritarian Demagoguery & Scripted Violence
  • Xenophobia and Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric
  • Dividing the Nation into the “Producers” and the Parasites
  • Conspiracy Theories Claiming a Subversive Threat
  • Apocalyptic Warnings that Time is Running Out
  • Aggressive Misogynist and Heterosexist Male Egocentrism
  • Mobilizing Resentment for Political Gain
  • Undermining Democracy Itself

Producerist White Nationalism

Demonization & Scapegoating

Conspiracism

  • Elites, Banksters, & Intellectuals
  • Money Manipulation
  • Liberal Treachery
  • Leftist Totalitarian Plots
  • Islamophophobia
  • Antisemitism

Apocalyptic Narratives &
Millennial Visions

  • Christian Nationalism
  • Apocalyptic Aggression

 


This page is based on my article “‘Trumping’ Democracy: Right-Wing Populism, Fascism, and the Case for Action.” 2015, December
http://www.politicalresearch.org/2015/12/12/trumping-democracy-right-wing-populism-fascism-and-the-case-for-action/

and the book Right-Wing Populism in America: Too Close for Comfort with my co-author Matthew N. Lyons.


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