The Trump Putin meeting would seem to be a good occasion to review the existential threat liberal democracy finds itself under in multiple countries today. I have the impression that the way this narrative has taken shape since 2016 has taken most of us by surprise. Certainly it has in my own case, and all in my immediate circle of peers. Much of our mainstream media does a terrible job of warning about the threat. It is only when one collates developments from a wide range of sources that the full extent of the multi-faceted threat, and the way the component parts amplllfy each other, become clear.
This slideshow is my best effort at a concise summary of relevant extracts from the Future Today chronology.