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Carbon Copy

In equal balance justly weighed

Slouching toward Democracy

Where have all the wise men gone?

By Populist Demand

When urban and rural voters went separate ways

Nathaniel Weiner

Nathaniel Weiner lectures in cultural studies at University of the Arts London.

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Sticky Situationists

On the origins of the modern spectacle September 2020
America’s comic-book villain president is a reality TV star who has been in the public spotlight since the 1980s. Britain’s floppy-haired prime minister plays the bumbling posh man out of a 1990s romantic comedy. And Canada’s prime minister is a handsome failed actor who looks like an action hero — if they actually made action movies about Canadian prime…