Bird flu outbreaks that originated from the Dickensian conditions of commercial chicken farms; Burmese pythons, brought in as exotic animals, abruptly escaping to the Florida Everglades to disrupt the food savagely internet. Every scholastic log article and federal government research on a single of the incidents has got the possible to be recast by having a sickening xenophobic subtext, a gross reactionary gloss.
And, to a degree, that’s currently occurring. Florida’s Burmese python problem starred in a 2014 listicle posted to Alex Jones’s Infowars web site made to goad readers that are undecided a life of doomsday prepping. (“The signs and symptoms of collapse are typical around us.Continue reading