Thursday, January 10, 2019

What is truth in Trump's season of lies?

Erudite Partner's latest is online; she writes about the toll taken by Living in a Country Where Credibility Is Ancient History. She warns:

[the] popular belief that nobody really does or can know anything is the perfect soil for an authoritarian leader to take root.

Or so it seems until people find the garbage piling up in a government shutdown over a wall they didn't ask for or without power when a warming-enhanced hurricane blows away their electric power supply.

Truth may be hard to grasp and hard to confront. But reality makes a habit of biting back.

Go read Erudite Partner on the implications for democratic (small "d") organizing and popular mobilization.

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