There have been many hot takes in the aftermath of Trump’s election. Although I reckon many people are overdoing it historical parallels when it would be more helpful to admit one of the most terrifying things about all of this is that we have no fucking idea what will happen, I reckon the following recent work in critical theory is quite useful in getting to grips with what happened and with what might lie ahead.
G.M. Tamas’s notion of Post-Fascism:
Critical-Theoretical notions of Authoritarianism:
John Abromeit, Critical Theory and the Persistence of Right Wing Populism
Critical-Theoretical notions of Personalisation and Abjectification:
That being said I haven’t come across anything that addresses Trump and Trumpisms rampant misogyny from a critical-theoretical perspective.