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  This keynote, presented to the CPUSA National Committee on Jan. 23, 2021, has been updated with the input of NC members. It’s hard to overstate the importance of last Wednesday’s Inauguration. Trump’s gone, the coup was averted, and democracy prevailed. The fascist danger experienced a setback — at least for now. For those who believed it could never happen here, think again. It almost did. America’s love affair with exceptionalism could not escape a tendency deeply embedded in capitalism’s laws of motion. While not inevitable, fascism remains a threat. Indeed, if anyone had any doubts about what Trump represented — and there were many — let them remember January 6th. Let them reflect on the sacking of the Capitol.  Let them recall the day the so-called defenders of blue beat down officers in blue, with flag poles draped in red, white, and blue. Remind them, please, of the day…

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