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?
Whether we love Trump or hate him, is it possible we are all equally addicted consumers of spectacular images he continues to generate?
In 1952, in the time of McCarthyism witch hunts, Charlie Chaplin was branded a communist and banned from entering the US. He used his film ‘A King in New York’ to satirise the country that banned him.
We face a brief political period that, unchecked, will bring at least irreversible climate change and, at worst, nuclear war.
The US needs to stop waging wars in Muslim countries that kill millions, maim millions, and displace millions more, says Paul Street.
We oppose Trump’s state visit and commit ourselves to one of the biggest demonstrations in UK history, to make very clear to our government, and to the world, that this is not in our name.
The whole system that has to change, says Brian Eno, not just who leads the government but something deeper and more fundamental.
The answer to neoliberalism cannot be retreat to a barricaded nation-state and pitting “our” people against “others” fenced off by tall walls and electrified fences.
Under Obama, the U.S. extended secret “special forces” operations to 138 countries, or 70 percent of the world’s population.
Trump’s conception of American power is not very different from many politicians before him, says Matt Carr.
For most Americans today, how can you be thankful when you are poor or sick in a society without social justice?