This is the introduction of a three part series exploring the three building blocks of Capitalism's DNA and how they mutate human society
it does not matter if capital is held by private corporations or by the state or by a political party. The end result remains the same. The Earth bears the scars from this brand of economic efficiency. And people live within that growing scar tissue.
Historically, Americans have had a narrow view of "high crimes and misdemeanors." Maybe we need to take a look at the global consequences of an imperial presidency rather than just those things that offend our sensibilities.
Our current crisis is not one in which the application of the Constitution is uncertain. Rather, it's a question of whether or not the Constitution even matters in the face of a charismatic leader and party loyalty.
Where mankind stands in the robot age will depend on the vitality of democracy when the transition happens.