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The Unraveling of “The Unraveling of America”
« on: August 18, 2020, 12:59:37 »
If you’re a liberal, I think you will like this article. I found it very interesting even though I’m a c-conservative.

I’ve made some friends in the U.S. military overseas and they were/are  good men and women serving their country and the world.

The Unraveling of “The Unraveling of America”

Deanna Kreisel

Aug 8 • 12 min read

When I read the recent essay “The Unraveling of America” by Wade Davis in Rolling Stone, I tried to ignore it. I tried to do the same thing I did for 13 years in Canada when confronted with spiteful, toxic anti-Americanism: stuff it down, pretend it didn’t matter to me, or — if I was at a social gathering or work event — rearrange my facial features into a rictus of a smile and attempt to move on to the next topic. But I’ve seen this essay posted and reposted on social media by multiple friends, many of whom are wounded and suffering from recent political events in the States, and I can’t just let it go. To quote a spiritual leader much wiser than I, “This aggression will not stand, man.”

From 2006 to 2019, I taught at the same university as Mr. Davis, the University of British Columbia.

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