Richard Wolff: Exalting markets as if they were some perfect social optimum should be rejected as the self-serving tool of societies’ richest operated at the expense of everyone else.
Adolf Alzuphar: The root of our crisis as inhabitants of a city that is a global leader in the production of pornography, prisoners, meth, as much as it does buillshit populism, and white supremacy, is a repugnant bourgeoisie, and reactionary identitarianism.
Kevin Anderson: Trump and his ultra-hawkish National Security Advisor, John Bolton, seem to have plans for Iran that go beyond merely economic pressure. Netanyahu’s Israel, the only state in the region that actually has nuclear weapons, has at times seemed ready to attack Iran.
Joe Mathews: I couldn’t have conceived of a wealthy and beautiful place of 40 million people that claims it is welcoming to the whole world while refusing to house people.