Some thoughts on impeaching Trump: 1). A fundamental yet unchallenged premise of these impeachment proceedings is that the political system is structured upon the principle of "checks and balances". The first chapter of any decent constitutional law textbook teaches that... Continue Reading →
The United States was built on slavery and genocide. As such, it is an oppression machine that should not exist. Electoral politics, however, is not interested in destroying the oppression machine. At the outset of every campaign, every politician must accept... Continue Reading →
Moore writes as if all these problems began the moment Trump was inaugurated. By saying we simply need to “stop Trump” – we focus on one person as opposed to the larger structures of racism, heteropatriarchy, and capitalism. Trump is just the most visible and visceral representative of an oppressive system. Even if Trump has a “much-shortened presidential term,” we are still left with an oppressive apparatus.
In the past week, Immigration Customs Enforcement has arrested 600 undocumented immigrants. The Trump administration is, understandably, the target of criticism - while liberal politicians (i.e. Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, etc.) present the Democratic Party as a solution to the... Continue Reading →