Susan B. Anthony taught us how – Musing about law, books, and politics

The question I get is: “What if the Fox-Trump-GOP succeeds in rolling us backwards?” Answer: We need to do the work of rolling everything forward again. — Read on

How to take down Trump – Musing about law, books, and politics

Recently, in “Trump’s Parade v. Rule of Law,” I argued that current U.S. politics can be seen as a clash between Rule of Law and Charismatic Leader (definitions by Max Weber). Following Weber’s model, I suggested that the way to bring down Trump is to undermine the myth he that propelled him to power (and […]

Trump’s parade v. Rule of Law – Musing about law, books, and politics

The way to save the Constitution is for an overwhelming majority of people to reaffirm the social contract.   Fortunately we know how to do it. — Read on

Trump and the Courts – Musing about law, books, and politics

Being scared about what is happening is good because it inspires people to take action. Inducing despair and discouragement does the opposite: It renders people paralyzed, worn out, and unable to act. — Read on

Clearing up a Few Asylum Law Misunderstandings – Musing about law, books, and politics

1. Asylum seekers are legally allowed to do so, even if they’re in this country illegally. 2. Separating children from their parents as this country is doing is a crime against humanity. 3. The Trump administration must stand trial for their actions. — Read on

Concentration Camps Expert Andrea Pitzer: The Trump Administration Is Running Camps at the Southern Border

If you’re not pushing back, you are part of the problem. “The more authoritarian the regime is, and the more people allow governments to get away with doing this sort of thing politically, the worse the conditions are likely to get,” Hyslop says. “So, a lot of it depends on how much pushback there is. […]

You saw me covered in blood on a bus. But do you get outraged about all homophobia? | Hate crime | The Guardian

Make the extraordinary reaction to our attack the norm. I beg you to amplify and channel this energy to hold accountable the intersecting web of elected politicians, government agencies and corporations who have reinforced a status quo of clearly delineated inequality long before this single attack in 2019. Redirect your money from rainbow capitalism to […]