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.
Sandra Cuffe is a freelance journalist reporting on indigenous land and resource struggles, militarization and human rights issues in Canada and Central America. Follow her on Twitter @Sandra_Cuffe.