Out-of-control banks and collapsing market bubbles are the proximate causes of the 2008 economic crisis, but there is a long history of capitalist instability that led up to it.
Donald Trump's United States doesn't await his presidency. It's already laid out before us, and it's being realized every single day along the US-Mexico border.
Jen Chien is a producer for the National Radio Project. She joined Making Contact in 2012. She reports and produces segments for KALW especially on the education and economic inequality beats.