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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

What Is a Country For? Fighting for the Good Life in Trumplandia

What Is a Country For?
Fighting for the Good Life in Trumplandia
By Rebecca Gordon
Many of the folks I know are getting ready to play serious defense in 2017, and they’re not wrong. Before we take up our three-point stance on the national line of scrimmage, however, maybe we should ask ourselves not only what we’re fighting against, but what we’re fighting for. What kind of United States of America do we actually want? Maybe, in fact, we could start by asking: What is a country for? What should a country do? Why do people establish countries in the first place?
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http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/176229/tomgram%3A_rebecca_gordon%2C_the_best_defense/#more

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