There are no arguable “sides,” no debate when it comes to Nazism and white supremacy.
The events over last weekend in Charlottesville and then the ensuing response, including Donald Trump’s initial failure to condemn white supremacy, have kept anyone who cares about this country dizzy with an overload of tragic and chaotic information.
Donald Trump’s failure to immediately and harshly condemn the white supremacists who brought their hatred to Charlottesville Saturday is a tragic sign our country is on the brink of widespread street violence.
“The Democratic Party is not only changing but has changed. There are folks who haven’t gotten that memo. The way that we did things before is not going to work going forward.”—Kimberly Ellis, candidate for chair of the California Democratic Party
Donald Trump’s saber-rattling rhetoric about meeting North Korean’s supposed growing nuclear weapons program with “fire and fury” should alarm us all at a new level of reality when it comes to life under this presidential regime.
It’s difficult not to at least consider the recent vandalism of bikes in the Ford GoBike program in San Francisco Bay Area neighborhoods as a backlash against the continuing corporatization of our culture and local gentrification, which has helped create the housing crisis.