Militias and paramilitary groups are indicators of institutional decay. Their present level of activity is cause for great, great concern.
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As we near the end of 2022, it's time to look toward the new year and consider what stories and trends might define our future
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There's a reason authoritarians are growing more bold: around the world the people are rising up against tyrannical regimes and despotic corporations
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The epidemic of mass shootings and senseless violence will continue until we decide it's time for it to end. We need gun control, but we also need a…
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Creating a better world depends on risking everything, including appearing foolish in believing a better world is possible
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A miserable joke of a "billionaire" announced his candidacy for the presidency. He deserves to be ignored, but we should look and marvel at his…
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Hey everybody, happy Saturday. I’m spending the day catching up on a few projects here and there (including a proposal for the new book, which I’ll give…
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DISPATCHES FROM A COLLAPSING STATE is the exclusive home of Jared Yates Sexton’s political, historical, and cultural writings. It depends on your…
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