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.

The East Is Not Red

When one surveys the history of American interventionism in other countries—from Brazil to Guatemala, from Cuba to Chile, from Mossadegh’s Iran to Grenada and Nicaragua—and when we contemplate . . .

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

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