Citizen-led ballot initiatives are increasingly being used to push for progressive reforms, such as paid leave, minimum wage increase and Medicaid expansion, so the GOP is taking desperate steps to undermine this democratic process. In Missouri, the GOP-controlled legislature has moved elections to August to ensure low voter turnout and is fast-tracking a constitutional amendment that makes it virtually impossible to overturn policy.
The preference for light skin and light-skinned people worldwide is attributed to colonization and cultural imperialism. The Smiling Brown Project seeks to understand this phenomenon within Mexico and its majority Brown, heavily indigenous people, not strictly as an issue of color, but as a consequence of the "cultural genocide" in Mexico and the Americas in general.
With Donald Trump we have a nearly pure product of neoliberalism: An asocial, amoral capitalist whose entire being is focused on self-interest. We must do more than resist Trumpism; we must resist neoliberal capitalism with a vision for how democratic ownership of common goods can build a nurturing society.