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Why the mainstream news, and not social media or Donald Trump, is the greatest threat to American democracy today.

Angus Hervey
Jan 17 · 9 min read
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An explosion caused by a police munition is seen while a crowd of Trump supporters gathers in front of the Capitol building in Washington DC, 6th January 2020. Leah Millis / Reuters

“Ever his whispering was in your ears, poisoning your thought, chilling your heart, weakening your limbs, while others watched and could do nothing, for your will was in his keeping.”

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Sinister whispers from (in order): WaPo, Politico, NYT, Guardian, WSJ, National Review

Future Crunch

Intelligent, optimistic thinking for the future.

 by the author.

Angus Hervey

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From Melbourne and Cape Town, with love. Political economist and journalist, and co-founder of futurecrun.ch

Future Crunch

Intelligent, optimistic thinking for the future. We help people understand what's on the frontiers of science and technology, and what it means for human progress.

Angus Hervey

Written by

From Melbourne and Cape Town, with love. Political economist and journalist, and co-founder of futurecrun.ch

Future Crunch

Intelligent, optimistic thinking for the future. We help people understand what's on the frontiers of science and technology, and what it means for human progress.

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