These are a series of essays in which Mumia reflects on Trump’s America.
Fall of Empire
“Mad Nation.” Another school shooting. 17 souls gone. Teachers, students, and staff. America, which bills itself as the greatest of nations, is as helpless as a kitten. It has no solution. Today in school, students… Full Transcript
State of Disunion
“State of Disunion.” Like every president before him, Donald Trump announced that the state of the union is strong, his Queens accent giving double count to the last word. But this is what presidents are… Full Transcript
Capital Strikes Back
“Capital Strikes Back.” For the last several years, I’ve mused about the rise of the very rich in politics. To be honest, they’ve always been in politics but rarely as politicians. They saw as beneath… Full Transcript
“Fall of Empire.” Imagine living in almost any country in the world except the United States. Imagine looking at news accounts, reporting on the U.S. presidency for the last two years. Imagine what millions of… Full Transcript