That the country faces a crisis of scarcity, and that this means we should take more from those who are struggling, seems to silently undergird much mainstream media discourse.
William Rivers Pitt of Truthout: Paul Ryan could offer up a recipe for bean dip and get it passed, and it still would be dead on arrival in the Senate.
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Roberto Rodriguez is an associate professor at the University of Arizona and recently completed a forthcoming book on law enforcement violence: Yolqui: A Warrior Summonsed from the Spirit World.