Politics, Poverty, and Plagues: Why we must learn from the town that beheaded their mayor in 1911

Is the alarm bell ringing?

Mural from G Siega. Photo via Siviaggia

I wonder, as I sit here and type, what my grandmother’s grandmother would think of the current state of the world and what her response would be for the upcoming election. Undoubtedly she would have her biases as we all do, but I imagine her looking into my eyes and…