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I started The Country to help change the discourse in our society. For too long, entrenched interests in DC (BigGov), NY (Wall St), BigTech (Silicon Valley) and BigMedia (corporate, mostly legacy media) have promoted wedge issues for clicks and eyeballs while ignoring the deep, underlying problems facing America. Our debt is punishing, our government doesn’t work for the people, our education system doesn’t educate our kids, our un-nuanced foreign policy only accomplishes the dropping of bombs, and bad actors in our leadership are never held to account for their maladministration.

At The Country, we intend give those leaders hell, shed light on their corruption, and help guide the conversation back to the important issues facing every day Americans. We do not want to perpetuate the growing us vs. them mentality - that only serves to maintain these leaders’ power and the status quo.

So if you think these are worthwhile goals, I ask you to consider becoming a paid subscriber to the site. Your subscription will help us to keep up this fight - we are completely subscriber-funded - and hopefully grow our coverage in the future.

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Justin Weller is the Founder and Editor of The Country, and host of the podcast The Country with Justin Weller. Prior, he was a General Manager and Sales Leader in startup and tech firms, Interned on Capitol Hill, and was an Editor at mxdwn.com.