This is another signpost on the path to tyranny.
When the Japanese attacked American forces on Pearl Harbor in 1941, America responded with a historic mobilization of physical and economic resources to overcome the threat of global fascism. In addition to over 400,000 American dead, the United States spent over $4 trillion in today’s dollars and reoriented entire sectors of its economy to the… Read more »
As Donald Trump plunges the country into yet another constitutional crisis by declaring a national emergency to secure border wall funding, it’s worth asking why he cares so much about the wall. Multiple competing and overlapping explanations come to mind, each with its own alarming implication. My own favored explanation has consistently been that the… Read more »
Russia’s actions to install Trump as president have advanced the interests of fossil fuel barons, making it much harder to deal with climate change.
If he succeeds, it could help spur similar reforms in other high-cost-of-living areas around the country.