The Nation-States of Denial
The new international order
The Mississippi river is drying up. But not to worry, as this is the low time of year for that river. Rain should return to the Midwest at the end of the year, and the thousands of barges stuck where there is still some water will move again.
That is why this news is not urgent and is being kept on the back pages of our national newspapers. Things are rough for the farmers in the vast agricultural heartland of North America, but things are always rough for farmers.