Socialism We Can Believe In
A society and an economy should be viewed as a unified whole in which every part has to thrive for the whole to be strong. Socialism then becomes not something that is imposed on a society but rather a condition that always exists; it is either acknowledged or not.
The Progressive Mandate
Anyone with the presence of mind to be aware of the inherent paradox of electing an unreformed Democratic party to power, should in all conscience be willing to put themselves on the line.
Get Ready America, for President Ralph Nader
Americans, like a former hostage with Stockholm syndrome or freed slaves unwilling to leave the plantation, are unlikely to make the conceptual leap to selecting someone outside of the safe choices of Republicans and Democrats no matter how culpable they are in wrecking the country.
Friday, October 3, 2008
After the Deluge
The actions this week of the Democrats in congress, have just put a nail in the coffin of any lingering misapprehension about what they will accomplish in their term. There will be no universal healthcare. There will be no relief for homeowners. There will be no money to improve our infrastructure. No transition to clean energy. There will be no money for anything.
Monday, September 29, 2008
How the New Deal Was Dealt, Part II
I have looked back at the moment in history when progressives were in power and fundamental change took place. What were the elements that allowed this to happen? Are any of these elements in place today?
Saturday, September 20, 2008(1 comments)
How the New Deal Was Dealt, Part I
Concentration of power is the backbone of corporate control of our society. The rationale for finally confronting this slippery eel is staring us right in the face.