The solution is implicit; if it is somehow unclear, let me clarify: rigorous critiques of the systemic flaws of U.S. government are necessary. That is the solution—to lay bare those flaws, to state clearly the systemic outcomes citizens experience, and to illuminate their motivating factors.

Those reluctant or unwilling to critique capitalism and its effects on governance (and by extension its effects on the well-being of humanity) ignore the entirety of historical materialism.

Truths stated simply are still truths. The specific first step toward progress is in recognizing the nature of class conflict in the country.

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