Asheville, NC, USA - September 12, 2016: US President elect Donald J Trump speaks to a crowd of republican supporters about is presidential policies in Asheville, NC USA on September 12th, 2016 at the US Cellular Center.

Arun Gupta – Thanks, Trump! We Now Have Two Opportunities for Bold Progressive Reform

If Donald Trump’s election as president was an earthquake that leveled progressive expectations, then his transition has slammed into the political landscape with equal force. Trump is staffing his administration with far-right billionaires, conspiracy theorist generals, and extremeideologues, while upsetting relations with important powers like the United Kingdom, India, and China. It’s created a sense of doom. The unthinkable seems …