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.
Sharif Abdel Kouddous is an independent journalist. For eight years he served as a senior producer, co-host, and correspondent for the independent TV/radio news hour "Democracy Now!"