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American Anomie, by Chris Hedges

The left, like most critics of Trump, personalizes our decay. It focuses myopically on Trump, who is the symptom, not the disease.

Chris Hedges: American Anomie

The reconfiguring of American society into an oligarchy and the collapse of our democratic institutions have left most of the population disempowered. … Ruleless-ness means the norms that govern a society and create a sense of organic solidarity no longer function.