The American Abyss

Ugh, what a start to 2021 β€” as if we needed a reminder that not everything that was bad in 2020 will magically disappear in January. Of everything I read and watched on the storm of the US Capitol, this analysis by historian Timothy Snyder stood out. On the precarious point in history the USA finds itself at, and how it got there (hint: medium-sized lies and big lies). And: Β«America will not survive the big lie just because a liar is separated from power.

From Weekly Filet #330, in January 2021.

πŸ’” Some older links might be broken β€” that's the state of the web, sadly. If you find one, ping me.

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