Canada is worried about the political collapse of the US. This includes preparing for massive numbers of refugees from the US to Canada in the event of a collapse. Really. From the Globe and Mail.
A good read from the Atlantic. Makes frequent connections to The Leopard, a book about the end of the Italian aristocracy. A good movie, too. The article misses the most famous quote though, which is perhaps good advice for the UK: “If we want things to stay as they are, things will have to change“.