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Are you really an #activist?

Aren’t you perpetually annoyed with people hawking their beliefs and religions and political agendas in your face?

If so, get off social media!

Carty defines social movements as a “sustained collective articulation of resistance to elite opponents by a plurality of actors with a common purpose”.  1,039 more words


Today is Day 3 of The #DemocracySpring protests and arrests are still happening on Capitol Hill. If you care about the issue of corporate money in politics or today’s extra emphasis, RACIAL JUSTICE, please TWEET or POST ON FACEBOOK, using the hashtag #DemocracySpring to keep it trending and show the people AND the Powers that be that it’s not going away and that the Political Revolution is here to stay. 1,025 more words

Blog #81e. – Towards Transformative Approaches to Unjust Inequality.

Blog #81e. – Towards Transformative Approaches to Unjust Inequality.

Given that the conservative responses to unjust inequality essentially accept its existence, that the liberal  does something to ameliorate the results of unjust inequalities but does not address their causes, and that the progressive response does even more, but both within  severe limits that leave the production of such inequalities essentially untouched, and finally given that radical responses, although  they do address the causes of unjust inequality, are not  on the real world agenda anywhere in the world today, what can be nevertheless be done to achieve a more desirable handling of issues of equality than  our present system presents? 1,628 more words

Transformative Demands

Blog #81c – From Clinton Liberal to Sanders Progressive Responses

 Blog #81c – From Clinton  Liberal to Sanders Progressive Responses

Hillary Clinton’s over-all approach could be seen as a major example of the liberal approach  to inequality, (see Blog #81b), and  Bernie Sanders’ could then be seen  is well on what might be called  the progressive side of liberal, although  stopping short of something more radical (see Blog #81d, forthcoming.). 821 more words


NYPD Hopes for the Best but Receives the Worst

By: Justin Gamble

In April of 2014 The New York Police Department sent out a tweet that asked New Yorkers to post pictures of themselves with members of the NYPD. 719 more words


The Roots of the Revolution

I might be biased. I understand that.    First of all, I once joined the Communist Party at my urban college.  I later came to understand the weaknesses in the communist utopian idea, but I didn’t swing too far to the right. 426 more words