The real struggle is now between Authoritarianism and Democracy

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For most of my life, I’ve thought that, despite its reductiveness, Left vs Right is a fundamental axis of difference in human social values, so it makes sense that politics be organized around it. After all, “Left” represents the impulse for collective wellbeing while “Right” represents the impulse for individual advancement. From these two impulses come political differences over…

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