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
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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
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
"The last educated generation": "It had become clear to the people at the top they could better manipulate the masses without free thinkers in the way"
“…the Vietnam War had seen increasingly larger degrees of complaint, criticism, resistance, and defiance to its pursuit from these liberal arts campuses. I was on campus and was part of it. 151 more words
"The fact that Mitt Romney lost is in indication of the “fall of obvious truths”...discussed in...this book and which is the hope abundant in the advance of generations."
“One of the biggest recent battles in that class war was waged in the U.S. presidential election of 2012. The 1%, having gained an unfair advantage to use their vast wealth unrestrainedly to further their ends electorally, had managed to pollute the electoral process so much that one of its most visible members — Mitt Romney — was able to be one election away from being the most powerful person in the world. 269 more words