Daily Clips: November 28, 2016

Spoiler: the list of ways to “check” Trump is depressingly tiny.

Bereft of well-supported public outlets, the US media landscape stands out among liberal democracies for its acute commercialization.

A laundry list of policy ideas to stimulate the US economy.

They feel they’ve achieved a mandate. And in a sense, they have. Dark times in America continue.

  • Happy Birthday Friedrich Engels, born on this day in 1820.

The materialist conception of history starts from the proposition that the production of the means to support human life and, next to production, the exchange of things produced, is the basis of all social structure; that in every society that has appeared in history, the manner in which wealth is distributed and society divided into classes or orders is dependent upon what is produced, how it is produced, and how the products are exchanged. From this point of view, the final causes of all social changes and political revolutions are to be sought, not in our brains, not in our better insights into eternal truth and justice, but in changes in the modes of production and exchange.

 

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Nick Cassella
Nick Cassella graduated from the University of St Andrews in Scotland in 2014. After graduating, he worked on the Initiative 594 campaign before joining Civic Ventures, where he now manages Civic Skunk Works' social media presence.