30Nov/16

On the vote

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series The Vote Manifesto

There are many ways that Americans are choosing to resist the potential excesses and dangers of the impending Trump regime, among them organizing protests, trying to hold our current officials accountable, contributing

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16Nov/16

On why we cannot trust institutional restraints

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series The Vote Manifesto

In previous posts, I’ve argued that Donald Trump cannot be trusted. Now let’s turn to the other straw at which optimists have been grasping, that institutions and professional hands will ensure that the

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14Nov/16

Trump’s dangerous impulses

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series The Vote Manifesto

In my previous post, I argued that we should not be lulled by false hopes based upon the pivot from candidate Trump to president Trump. But, one might say, maybe Trump’s 40-year

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12Nov/16

Why Trump absolutely cannot be trusted

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series The Vote Manifesto

As part of this continuing series, it’s important to take a step back and establish why mobilization of a new kind and on a new scale is necessary. Maybe, we’d like to

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11Nov/16

Demonstrations: inspiring and necessary, but not sufficient

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series The Vote Manifesto

Over the past couple of days, we’ve already seen a lot of protests and demonstrations. The ones that are getting the most attention are those in Los Angeles and Portland, big coastal

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