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The Mob at the Capitol Should Remind You of 1920s Germany

And lots of other countries where the leader and his followers have stormed the gates

The Kapp Putsch on March 13, 1920 in Berlin, Germany. Photo: ullstein bild Dtl./Getty Images

In the late 1980s, a band of unhappy Philippine military officers who felt they, not Corazon Aquino, the elected president, should be running the government staged seven uprisings to press their point. They were egged on by a…

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Steve LeVine

Steve LeVine

Editor at Large, Medium, covering the turbulence all around us, electric vehicles, batteries, social trends. Writing The Mobilist. Ex-Axios, Quartz, WSJ, NYT.