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  • The Culture of Cruelty in Trump's America

    By Henry A. Giroux, Truthout | Op-Ed

    Trump's culture of cruelty views violence as a sacred means for addressing social problems and organizing society. Trump's culture of cruelty views violence as a sacred means for addressing social problems and organizing society. (Image: JR / TO; Adapted: Auntie P, Tallapragada)

    A culture of cruelty and callousness has become an organizing principle of everyday life under Trump, infusing our society with massive amounts of misery, suffering and violence. But getting rid of Trump alone will not solve this problem unless we first eliminate the mindset that equates democracy with unbridled capitalism.

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