The Sunday Magazine

What should Canada do if there's a civil war in the U.S.?

According to writer Stephen Marche, the U.S. is on the brink of another civil war. Should it happen, what is its northern neighbour to do?
The recent unrest in the U.S. has Steven Marche wondering when, not if, the next civil war will be.
Novelist and columnist Stephen Marche, author of a provocative essay in The Walrus magazine, called America's Next Civil War. (Stephen Marche)
 According to writer Stephen Marche, all signs point to a burgeoning civil war in America.

Between a series of social and political upheavals, a stream of natural disasters, and Donald Trump's presidential policy of breaking norms, Marche says it's only a matter of time.

In an essay called "America's Next Civil War" for The Walrus, Marche paints a dystopian vision of an America riven by war, drought and paralyzing political dysfunction. And he poses the question — what should Canadians do to prepare for this terrifying scenario?

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