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Thursday, February 23, 2017

In age of Trump, apocalyptic rhetoric becomes mainstream

The longer President Trump is in office, the more Cat Deakins worries about the future – for herself and her children.
With every executive order and cabinet appointment, she envisions another scenario: an America that rejects immigrants, that succumbs to climate change, that erupts in war.
“It’s scary to me that [people within the administration] are promoting this idea of, ‘We are at war with Islam.’ That’s the kind of thinking that leads to World War III," says Ms. Deakins, a cinematographer in Los Angeles. “I don’t think we can be alarmed enough.” (Read More)