Donald Trump promised to #DrainTheSwamp, but he seems to be filling it with more alligators than ever before.
Instead of seeing homeless people lining the streets and wondering what world we all live in that would leave human beings to live in tents under freeway overpasses, we criticize those people for their conditions.
This is not a political post. Or a revolutionary one. Or a socialist one. Or a whatever. It’s just facts. Every year, the Forbes 400 of billionaires gets wealthier.
I know a thing or two about financial disasters. This is so far from a financial disaster it’s almost ludicrous when I looked at the headlines this morning.
What even is this?
THIS SOLVES ALL THE PROBLEMS IN THE ECONOMY.
America is gradually, but unrelentingly, destroying part of itself. The facts to support this are well-documented, told in many ways from past to present.
If I could define the US as a character, I’d say it is a trust fund brat.
Businesses occupy a unique place in contemporary America. “Corporations are people!” Mitt Romney famously cried out during the 2012 Presidential campaign, illustrating a continued history of the US government’s protection of corporate personhood. What does that even mean?