Warning from Ken Burns

In a Washington Post interview today, Burns identifies his primary worry about our democracy, in historical context:

“I think this is the greatest threat to our republic ever. Not the Depression, not World War II, not the Civil War. This is it … this moment of all these intersecting viruses, of novel coronaviruses and of racial injustice — [a] 402-year-old-virus. And it’s an age-old human virus of lying and misinformation and paranoia and conspiracy. This is the pill that will kill us unless we do something.”

Who has the solutions, cures, treatments?

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