Schism nation: a journey through a pre-election US

In this Covid travelogue, ranging from the Black Lives Matter murals of Brooklyn to the anti-maskers of Kentucky, Johanna Gohmann takes a snapshot of life in the US one week before the most momentous presidential election in modern history

24th October, 2020
Schism nation: a journey through a pre-election US
Trump signs on Arizona State Route 95 between Needles, California, and Laughlin, Nevada

My husband and I were in Indiana, lying side by side, though several feet apart. He sprawled sleepily in what used to be my mother’s bed, while I was perched in my father’s old bed. Just as when I was a child, the two queen beds were pushed together.

I whispered to David to turn up the volume on the set of headphones we were sharing, as I was having trouble...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

Classical Notes: OperaVision puts Europe’s young fans on the right track

Music Dick O'Riordan 5 days ago

Appetite for Distraction: our pick of home entertainment

Nadine O’Regan: Fishing for compliments at our own funerals

Wine: Northern Spain’s fertile landscape