Michael Flynn’s Holy War | Frontline PBS

A purified Gnosticism, then and now, is truly for a relative handful only, and perhaps is as much an aesthetic as it is a spiritual discipline. But, as the Millennium approaches, with the remote yet real possibility of a virtual Gingrichian America, we may behold a mass Gnosticism of protest rise out of a new… Continue lendo Michael Flynn’s Holy War | Frontline PBS

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Brazil elections: the enduring threat of Bolsonaro | The Economist

President Jair Bolsonaro, the Trump of the Tropics, has undermined democracy, drummed up division and inspired cult-like devotion from his followers. Whether he is re-elected or not, the right-wing populist movement he has unleashed is unlikely to go away. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gckvTCmWWWY The appeal of Bolsonaro Bolsonaro’s power in Congress Bolsonaro and the gun lobby Bolsonaro’s impact… Continue lendo Brazil elections: the enduring threat of Bolsonaro | The Economist

How Propaganda Is Destroying Democracy | Breaking The Vote

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQJNflbciYU The VICE News team travels through Texas in search of what a post-Trump Republican party looks like. Plus, they report on the propaganda coursing through society and the dangerous intersection between Qanon and the Evangelical church. RELATED CONTENT:

America’s Authoritarians: The US political divide – Part 1 | People and Power

With guns in their hands and faith in God at their side, many Republicans in the United States continue to believe that the 2020 presidential election was stolen from Donald Trump. As a result, the country remains deeply divided over the last contest for the White House - and the violent attempts at the Capitol that followed to overturn the result.… Continue lendo America’s Authoritarians: The US political divide – Part 1 | People and Power

An (Un)Civil War: The Evangelical Divide | CBSN Originals

A new episode of CBSN Originals' Reverb series reveals that as Christian nationalism attracts followers, traditional pastors fear for their faith and the country. Evangelical Christians are a powerful political force, but an extreme faction has divided the community. In the half-hour documentary, An (Un)Civil War: The Evangelical Divide, we hear from pastors on both… Continue lendo An (Un)Civil War: The Evangelical Divide | CBSN Originals