Sarah Jaffe for Truthout: Members of a response network that deploys nurses to disaster zones report from Houston.
Trump's cynical distortion of the anthem protests to feed his racist base gets us back to the real subject. This brouhaha, of course, is all about race.
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Barbara Ehrenreich is the author of a number of books including Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America and Bright-Sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America.