A Discussion Paper
By Lance Hill, March 2021
Most agree that Trump is a problem but that he’s not the problem. The MAGA movement has faltered but not exhausted its fuel. To permanently stop that movement, we need to understand what propelled it and where it may go in the future. Can it be defused if we discredit its leadership, appeal to reason and morality, and emphasize presumed common beliefs and common ground? Or must the MAGA movement be rejected as outside the boundaries of the free and multicultural democratic society that non-Trump-voters wish to inhabit?
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Lance Hill is a longtime anti-racism organizer and educator in Louisiana and author of “Deacons for Defense: Armed Self-Defense and the Civil Rights Movement.”