For at least a century, the US has been actively interfering in the elections of other nations, says Noam Chomsky in this Truthout interview. The interference has ranged from financial support and propaganda to assassinations and overthrows of elected regimes -- in the name of spreading "American-style democracy."
The temporary hold on the Dakota Access pipeline will likely be overturned by the incoming administration, but the Water Protectors are standing firm. Trump's in-your-face support of the fossil fuel industry has provided an opportunity to organize people who have never worked together before and opposition is stronger than ever.
On the day that Trump takes office, activists will engage in a National Day of Action for Medicare for All. The goal is not merely to push for single-payer health reform, but to use the issue to organize, educate and otherwise grow the wider movement for social justice.