The American polity is cracked, and might collapse

  • The American polity is cracked, and might collapse. Canada must prepare, Thomas Homer-Dixon.

    …By 2025, American democracy could collapse, causing extreme domestic political instability, including widespread civil violence. By 2030, if not sooner, the country could be governed by a right-wing dictatorship.

    We mustn’t dismiss these possibilities just because they seem ludicrous or too horrible to imagine. In 2014, the suggestion that Donald Trump would become president would also have struck nearly everyone as absurd. But today we live in a world where the absurd regularly becomes real and the horrible commonplace… READ MORE (Posted in Democracy)

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