quote from Autocracy: Rules for Survival, by Masha Gessen.
Then the unthinkable happened. Some of these scenarios actually came true on November 8, 2016. Trump is appointing white nationalists and right wing hard-liners to key posts in his administration. Like many others, I’m still in a state of shock.
The recent ugly turn of events has inspired me to create Slogans for Liberals in the Trump Era, based on Coupland’s designs. Some of the slogans were made up by me, others taken from recent news stories and credited as such.
Steve Bannon is truly scary:
Washington (CNN). Steve Bannon has no regrets.The ex-Breitbart executive, who serves as Trump’s chief strategist for the new administration, told The Hollywood Reporter that “darkness is good.”“Dick Cheney. Darth Vader. Satan. That’s power. It only helps us when they (liberals) get it wrong. When they’re blind to who we are and what we’re doing,” he said in an interview published Friday, his first outside of Breitbart since the election.
quote from Silicon Valley Helped Create Trump, and That’s Bad for It, by Noam Cohen.
quote from The End of Identity Liberalism, by Mark Lilla. I do not agree and thought it was a terrible essay.
Trump doesn’t seem to like the NIH, which is very alarming to scientists:
…I can tell you, because I hear so much about the NIH, and it’s terrible.
Feel free to use this sign on social media and around the lab (along with any of the others). Proper credit would be appreciated.