The corrosive effects on American society of Trump's brand of neoliberalism and neofascism are more obvious every day. Any viable resistance must reclaim the social as part of its strategy.
In case Paul Krugman's comparison between the GOP's prized budget plan and pink slime wasn't a strong enough indication of its reception among the opposition, here comes President Obama with a descriptive attack of his own.
American school officials' attitudes about the relationship between kids and their school lunches have swung from shades of strict social Darwinism to reflections of the free-market mentality over the last century, as Michael O'Donnell explains in his Washington Monthly book review. Thus, the ideal of character-building deprivation gave way to the age of the tater tot.