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Jul
19

Collapse Blindness, The Vicious Cycle of Self-Destruction, and Why America’s Flickering on the Edge

I’m Umair Haque, and this is The Issue: an independent, nonpartisan, subscriber-supported publication. Our job is to give you
7 min read
Jul
17

Code Red for American Democracy, or, Why This is a Democracy’s Greatest Test

Hi. How’s everyone? Welcome new readers, many thanks old friends, and Big Thanks again to all who’ve joined
8 min read
Jul
14

American Democracy on the Brink, Social Collapse and Social Implosion, Plus the Moment and the Test

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7 min read
Jul
10

How They Controversialized Joe Biden, Self-Fulfilling Social Collapses, and Why Elites Reject Leaders Who Threaten Them

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8 min read
Jul
09

What Project 2025 Really Is and Why It’s So Dangerous – Plus, a Blueprint for a Totalitarian Society, and the Spectrum of Collapse America Faces

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7 min read
Jul
08

How France Saved Its Democracy, Why It Matters, And What to Learn From It

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10 min read
Jul
06

Five Lessons from Britain’s Landslide

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10 min read
Jul
04

Is America Really on the Brink of Dictatorship? Plus, Autocracy vs Dictatorship, and the Slippery Slope of Social Collapse

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8 min read
Jul
04

The Worst 36 Hours For Democracy Since the 1930s, America on Dictatorship’s Brink, and Civilizational Risk

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8 min read
Jun
30

Global Political Trainwreck Open Thread

In Case You Missed It—Last Week's Articles: 1. The Omega Point, When Collapse Becomes Irreversible, Where Our
1 min read