John Peeler: The Shackled Leviathan (they ought to be giving John Locke some credit here) occupies what they call “the Narrow Corridor” between the Absent Leviathan and the Despotic Leviathan.
Jasmyne Cannick: Eating out of trash cans, being walked past like you don’t exist, and sleeping on the ground with roaches, rats and God only knows what else—that’s degrading.
Tom Englehardt: Over the three years of The Donald’s presidency, can’t you just feel that something has indeed been coming down, even as the media’s coverage once again narrowed to one strange man and his doings.
Rosemary Jenkins: Why is he making oodles of money from a company that has such a bad reputation and embodies so much of what Clooney opposes?
Steve Hochstadt: Over the next 11 months Trump will surprise everyone, perhaps many times, with unprecedented statements and behaviors. It is doubtful that any of those shocks will be pleasant.
We are filled with profound gratitude for all that we have built and the small role we play in building a far larger movement of oppressed Third World people inside and outside the U.S.
Richard W. Behan: Remember what he did to Merrick Garland? The hundreds of passed House bills he refuses to bring to the Senate floor? Use your power the way he does.
Lance Simmens: The audacity and brazenness of this President to reject the norms of decency and service to the nation and its citizens will linger long after he has been dispatched to either prison or unfortunately a prosperous retirement.
Justin Jones: The reality is that many young people are fighting the conditions of homelessness when we’re still works in progress. But we are more than statistics.
H. Scott Prosterman: The Trump Executive Order is a conflation of several sensitive issues, badly misinterpreted; with an ill-advised solution, along with a counterproductive misapplication.
Tom H. Hastings: There are so many more ready-for-slime-time scandals churning out on a constant basis that it’s spirit-numbing to face them
Valerie Vande Panne: Are you engaging in a diverse, real-world community? Offline connection can improve—and maybe even save—lives.
Abba Solomon: Trump proposes an older, European and Arab model of tolerance for Jews as protected outsiders, if they support the rulers and perform financial functions for them in the society.