Senate moving to put the screws on Kevin McCarthy

Gilead

Speaker of the House of Representatives, 2023


Fig. 1. Photograph credited to Office of Congressman Kevin McCarthy, date inconsistent with title but given as November 9, 2022, via Wikimedia Commons, public domain.

Siobhan Hughes, “Senators Unveil Bipartisan Funding Deal to Avert Government Shutdown,” Wall Street Journal, September 26, 2023, https://www.wsj.com/politics/kevin-mccarthy-vote-government-shutdown-cf1d41fc


Neoliberalism

Banking

Commercial real estate


Fig. 1. “The iconic Crescent stands as recognizable landmark in the upscale neighborhood of Uptown, Dallas.” Photograph by Dallasedits [pseud.], July 5, 2016, via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Peter Grant and Deborah Acosta, “Even a Booming Economy Can’t Save Atlanta’s Office Market,” Wall Street Journal, September 25, 2023, https://www.wsj.com/real-estate/commercial/even-a-booming-economy-cant-save-atlantas-office-market-1246e446

Roland Li, “S.F. office vacancy hits staggering record, with 30 million square feet empty,” San Francisco Chronicle, September 25, 2023, https://www.sfchronicle.com/sf/article/s-f-office-vacancy-record-30-million-square-feet-18386268.php


Illiberalism

Gilead

Donald Trump
Coup attempt


Fig. 1. Donald Trump booking photograph by Fulton County (Georgia) Sheriff’s Office, August 24, 2023, via New York, August 25, 2023,[1] public domain.

Eric Levitz, “Trump Wants His Enemies to Fear for Their Lives,” New York, September 26, 2023, https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2023/09/trump-milley-death-fbi-threats.html

Finances


Fig. 1. Trump International Hotel, Las Vegas, undated image credited to https://www.flickr.com/photos/glynlowe/ [bad link], CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons.

Kara Scannell and Lauren del Valle, “New York judge finds Donald Trump liable for fraud,” Cable News Network, September 26, 2023, https://www.cnn.com/2023/09/26/politics/trump-organization-business-fraud/index.html


  1. [1]Margaret Hartmann and Nia Prater, “All the Mug Shots of Donald Trump and His Alleged Co-Conspirators,” New York, August 25, 2023, https://nymag.com/intelligencer/article/trump-mug-shot-gallery.html

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