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    The AtlanticHelen Lewis10/27/2011 min
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    The Atlantic
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    • thorgalle6 months ago

      True, many interesting serious points. But I also liked the humorous tones.

      And so the nonstop reality-television show that is the Trump White House has been inescapable in London, to a degree that is disproportionate even considering America’s undoubted global influence. China makes our toys, our clothes, and our anti-COVID personal protective equipment, but occupies a fraction of our mental bandwidth.

      Good food for thought & action here. I heard of people specifically following Chinese media for this reason, and knowing of corona a month earlier. In Europe, Chinese affairs are definitely less covered than US affairs.

    • temi7 months ago

      very true

      • bill
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        6 months ago

        I've been sharing this article like crazy. It's a great one.

    • sjwoo7 months ago

      And with English increasingly becoming the world's common language, it's just bound to get worse. :(

    • bill
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      7 months ago

      Loved it. Lots of interesting little nuggets, but the big picture is what matters: America is a circus.

    • jeff
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      7 months ago

      Great read! Entertaining and enlightening, especially the part about conversations about race in the UK taking on an "American accent."