• Revan343@lemmy.ca
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    1 month ago

    The ‘middle period’ of the USA will probably refer to something like post-reconstruction or ~WWII until whatever really sets off their decline/balkanization. Could be nowish.

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      1 month ago

      I think the double whammy of covid and trump was the tipping point for our decline. We’re just too close to it to see how quick the decline is in a historical sense. It’s only been 4/8 years depending on where you’re drawing the line and shits already so much worse

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        1 month ago

        I don’t think you are past the actual tipping point, just hurtling towards it, but I’m not entirely sure.

        These kinds of things are always more obvious 100 years later, in hindsight