Fascism Has Arrived in America. Now What?

Trump is an autocrat, and here’s why you should care

Protestors are tear gassed as the police disperse them near the White House on June 1, 2020 as demonstrations against George Floyd’s death continue. Photo: Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images

When the now-viral video of police on horseback galloping into protesters at the White House while launching tear gas and pepper bombs released last week, a collective gasp could be heard around the world. U.S. President Donald Trump had presumably decided he was in…