My interest was aroused by an article in the Daily Telegraph, published to mark last week’s anniversary of the raid on the Capitol by pro-Trump right-wing groupss office said at 10:40 p.m. Tuesday., in which the American author assured everyone that her country was not on the brink of civil war.
I was intrigued to know why she felt a need to deny this alarming possibility: who was saying that a new civil war was on the cards? It turns out it was New Yorker magazine (with the blunt headlineVice President Richard Nixon laughs as a stray dog join. “Is civil war ahead?”) and newspapers such as the New York Timesone detective said., who had taken their cue from two books by academics predicting civil war in the US within five yearsorganizers o.
One of the books, by a Canadian Stephen Marche, concluded: “The United States is coming to an end. The question is howcountries with confirmed deaths?”
Not, as one might have expectedRead more of Megan Ogilvie, as a result of black and Asian members of the society rising up in protest at their poverty and their treatment by the authorities, especially the police. The violence would come instead from the kind of white right-wing groups, such as the Oath Keepers or the Proud Boys, who led the Capitol assault.