- Edward S. Steinfeld’s Mao’s Lesson for Trump’s America – Beware of leaders willing to set their own country on fire.
- Naomi Klein’s Now We Have to Fight Trump’s Tin-Pot Coup – and Biden’s Worst Instincts
- Masha Gessen’s The Coup Stage of Donald Trump’s Presidency
- Bianca Hewes’ A little bit of hope for the future…
- Laura Tingle’s Whether Donald Trump wins or loses the US election, the madness of America will reverberate for Australia over the coming years
- Stan Grant’s The US election shows a divided country, but it’s foolish to count out America and The United States is deeply divided, but what we have seen this week is democracy in action
Although this is a significant decision for everybody in the world, I wonder if a part of the post-election actions have been as much about Trump’s effort to garner attention. I am reminded here of Doug Belshaw’s post from a few years ago, Curate or be Curated and the challenge that we face in regards to managing our feeds and thinking about who or what is filling our mental space.
After listening to a recent episode on corruption in politics on The Minefield podcast.
During this conversation Waleed Aly, Scott Stevens and Bruce Buchan discuss the current situation at home and abroad, I am left thinking whether people have simply become jaded by such discussions and how this all plays out.