May 7, 2007


Early Warning Signs of

Powerful and continuing group identity

Disdain for basic rights

Identifying enemies as a unifying cause

Corporate power protected

Obsession with security

Fraudulent elections

Labor power suppressed

Disdain for intellectuals and the arts

Obsession with crime and punishment

Rampant cronyism and corruption

Rampant sexism

Controlled mass media

Supremacy of the military

Religion and government intertwined

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