This incident struck a chord because it presented a microcosm of the underlying conflicts of American culture.
Conservatives largely agree with Trump's "shithole" statements even if they think he should have used better words.
All over the country, we see monuments to those who, under any other conceivable context would be defined as traitors, criminals or, in our modern parlance, terrorists.
RACIAL JUSTICE In his farewell address, President Obama addressed race and linked racism to perpetuating economic injustice and cultural insularity.
Now, with President Trump as the role model, there's no reason to think that his success will be interpreted as anything less than an invitation for the Monstrous Deplorables to act on their hatred.
ICONIC SIXTIES MOVEMENT LEADER REFLECTS ON HIS LIFE Tom Hayden was a founder of the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and one of the authors of the inspiring Port Huron Statement. As such, Hayden was instrumental in redefining American Liberalism as a movement dedicated to equality, peace and justice. Those dedicated to these values,... Continue Reading →