There is nothing new about lying in politics and propaganda. Even the controversy of what is true has existed since humans first came up with the ideas of “fact” and “fiction.” But the degree to which the very concepts of truth and fact have been undermined (or rejected) in modern US politics is striking. So striking that I think it is worth describing the world we live in as one of post-factual politics.

Post-factual Politics is a blog aimed at exploring and discussing the worlds we live in, are moving towards, have left behind, and that never were. I see no reason to limit the topics and material on the website; it presently houses everything from sarcastic commentary to book reviews and strategies for analyzing the world to bits of original research. For the last year it has taken a backseat to my work, travel, and other projects, though to assuage my ego I like to think of the site as in hibernation.

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