Author: Scott Remer

SCOTT REMER received a master’s degree in political thought and intellectual history at the University of Cambridge, with a specialization in the political philosophy of the Frankfurt School. He has published at In TheseTimes, OpenDemocracy, CounterPunch, the LA Review of Books’ Philosophical Salon, Africa Is a Country, and ROAR Magazine. He blogs at and
has a book on American democratic socialism under peer review.

Erich Fromm, Escape from Freedom, & Pseudo-Populist Authoritarianism

Remer analyzes far-right politics in light of Erich Fromm’s psychoanalytic theory.