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July/August 2020: Why Do Republican Leaders Continue to Enable Trump? -By Anne Applebaum

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Anne Applebaum’s  cover story on complicity (and all of her work) chronicles the Republican Party’s descent into Trumpist authoritarianism,  which The Atlantic feels "compelled to tell with moral urgency and a commitment to the notion that reality is describable and provable, for more than five years." Here are just a few of the notable pieces  The Atlantic  published on the subject of this crisis: “The Road From Serfdom,” by the Harvard scholar Danielle Allen, about how citizens themselves can revive our democratic traditions; Adam Serwer’s new piece, “The Five Coup Schemes of Donald J. Trump” (I think the headline is self-explanatory!); Yoni Appelbaum’s trenchant “How America Ends”; & Adrienne LaFrance’s examination of Facebook’s role in democratic decomposition, “Facebook Is a Doomsday Machine.”

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