14th amendment

First as Farce, Then as Tragedy

December 10, 2018

Manisha Sinha / Portside. Donald Trump wants to destroy the 14th Amendment’s guarantee of birthright citizenship. But before he sought to eliminate it outright, his elite predecessors mangled, misread, and misused the amendment in the service of capital. Donald Trump’s unconstitutional threat to decree an end to the Fourteenth Amendment’s guarantee of national birthright citizenship…

Stewart vs Krugman and the Religion of Austerity

January 18, 2013

Bill Black: Obama has options, including the trillion dollar coin, to refuse to negotiate under the gun but he’s taken them off the table; both sides subscribe to the dogma of austerity