November 30, 2018

The Nation: Elizabeth Warren Just Took a Crucial Stand for Democracy and Enlightened Internationalism

Warren is proposing to break the grip of billionaire campaign donors and corporate interests on US foreign policy.

Americans who seek an enlightened alternative to the crudely nationalist and frequently antidemocratic ideology of Trumpism, and to a broader misdirection of US foreign policy that began long before the current president took office, got it this week from Elizabeth Warren.

“Our country is in a moment of crisis decades in the making, a moment in which America’s middle class has been hollowed out, working people have been betrayed, and democracy itself is under threat,” Warren told an audience at American University on Thursday. “While it is easy to blame President Trump for our problems, the truth is that our challenges began long before him. And without serious reforms, they are just as likely to outlast him.”

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By:  John Nichols
Source: The Nation