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  1. Nov 2019
    1. A decades-long effort on the right has resulted in a parallel set of institutions meant to encourage tribal epistemology. They mimic the form of mainstream media, think tanks, and the academy, but without the restraint of transpartisan principles. They are designed to advance the interests of the right, to tell stories and produce facts that support the tribe. That is the ultimate goal; the rhetoric and formalisms of critical thinking are retrofit around it.

      I think this is true of the independentist movement in Catalonia

    2. If it only were the right. This is a trend we can see in Catalonia in the independentist movement.

  2. Oct 2017
    1. "The position is very, very alarming. Civil war is conceivable there, in the middle of Europe," he began.

      Esto es solo para crear miedo. No no vamos a tener una guerra civil hoy.