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We Are Failing Us

A dismal day in August sums up the state of the nation.

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August 15, 2021. A little over a century ago, the middle days of August saw a collective failure of will that propelled the crumbling empires of Europe into the first world war. Now the grim wheel of history has turned again. Beware the Ides of August.

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Writer. Observer of mass culture, communications and creativity.

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