Dragging Donald Trump’s finances into the daylight is a key step in restoring the power of ordinary people over their own political system. That’s why leaders from both parties are reluctant to let that happen.
Humanity will wake up to a strange new power over our planet with no guide on how to use it.
It’s a town full of hustlers, but all hustles are not created equal.
It is easier to destroy a myth than to replace it.
As we try to escape the distorting influence of a founding mythology built on racism, it might be helpful to review how these subconscious biases operate.
You can lie, cheat and steal and still win a reputation as a bold truth-teller by lying in ways that reinforce a cherished mythological value.
White supremacy, as a mythology, defines the “us” on which sacrifice, collaboration and trust can be built.
Race, as a concept, evolved out of economic demands.
Up to about 1760, the greatest fears of powerful English at home and in the colonies came from Europe’s powerful Catholic monarchies and those states’ overseas empires.