Rampant editorial collective statement PostedJune 1, 2020 If police brutality, the pandemic, and impending economic depression robbed us all of a future, this rebellion is the beginning of our collective struggle to take it back. We are in the middle of the most powerful upsurge of nationwide urban rebellions since the 1960s. This rebellion is a long time coming. While the future is uncertain, it is clear that a tremendous force was unlocked by the demonstrators who faced off against the police in every major American city this weekend. The nation has followed the example of those in Minneapolis who…
‘A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.’
Let the blood flow, the leaders of the shithole country said. The blood of brown and black people does not matter.
There’s nothing rare about Donald Trump’s latest “shithole countries” comment: the US president has a decades long history of racism
Trump is probably a deranged psychopath who ought to struggle even to get a firearms license – let alone run the world’s only superpower.
Have we entered a cultural and political environment in which a 21st century fascism is possible?