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Chilling Look At What's Enabled The Rise of Plutocratic Authoritarianism Around The Globe

April 7, 2018

Tags: "The demise of the nation state", Rana Dasgupta, The Guardian Long Read, end of the social contract

Please take the time to read "The demise of the nation state" by Rana Dasgupta in The Guardian of 5 Apr 2018. This article is important because it's possibly the most cogent explanation thus far of the alarming rise of authoritarian and plutocratic power around the globe.

What makes this development alarming isn't just a matter of philosophical preference for one political structure over another but the fact that it inevitably poses a real and immediate risk for entire populations (more…)