When a new Chautauqua is launched for the present millenium…

…..this op ed/essay should be required reading for its participants. The last century brought us war, genocide, and quite to the brink of nuclear annhilition. Curiously, almost as though we have forgotten the cost and the horror of it all, right-wing authoritarianism is once again on the rise… with progressive opposition seemingly powerless to contain it and establishment forces unwilling to try.

You should read this thoughtful essay from Robert Kagan in yesterday’s Washington Post, titled The strongmen strike backhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/opinions/wp/2019/03/14/feature/the-strongmen-strike-back/?utm_term=.6bc0a296ec7f&wpisrc=nl_most&wpmm=1