Voters wait in line to cast ballots at an early polling site, Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, in San Antonio. Friday is the last day of early voting in Texas. The polls will reopen on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Chris Hedges – Defying the Politics of Fear

No social or revolutionary movement succeeds without a core of people who will not betray their vision and their principles. They are the building blocks of social change. They are our only hope for a viable socialism. They are willing to spend their lives as political outcasts. They are willing to endure repression. They will not sell out the oppressed …