“GOOD NEWS: Even with corporations & the super rich firmly in control of Congress due to Citizens United, we still have all the power we need to turn things around & prioritize people & the planet. HERE’S HOW. :)

Below are 11 items that will brighten your outlook and arm us to turn this thing around. First, though, a few brief paragraphs by way of introduction: Republican and Democratic political leaders in the U.S. (as well as leaders around the globe) have championed a policy of neoliberalism for more than 20 years. That policy …

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It took *THE GOOD FORM OF TENSION* (via organized non-violent action) to transform our nation in the 1960’s. It will take that same GOOD FORM OF TENSION to turn things around today.

In this passage from his masterful “Letter from the Birmingham Jail” Martin Luther King, Jr. describes **a positive form of tension** that it is necessary to cultivate in order to bring real change: “Nonviolent direct action seeks to create such a crisis and foster such a tension that a community which has constantly refused to …

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Are these protests from 1999 (Seattle WTO), 2011 (Occupy Wall Street), 2016 (Standing Rock & Black Lives Matter) & 2017 (anti-fascism protests) making more sense now that the IMF has admitted the destructiveness of 20+ years of corporate neoliberalism? (All 5 protests resist the results of that 1 bad policy that promotes fascism & racism & puts corporate wishes above human needs & the earth).

Please see link below.                           The DOZENS OF AMAZING PHOTOS at the top & bottom of this post really tell the story.   How do all these protests fit together?   They all resist the effects of the most destructive policy you've never …

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INEQUALITY IS REAL, IT’S PERSONAL, IT’S EXPENSIVE & IT WAS CREATED.

(Please don't miss another solution in red at bottom).   This video clip is 2 minutes & 30 seconds long and very informative.    Narrated by Robert Reich. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ik1y4ZNSjek   After you watch the video, check out this companion website also has some really compelling stats and graphs.    More importantly, it lists issues and …

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Who deserves to be poor?

This program "Who deserves to be poor?" is produced by WNYC and it will blow you away.   If more people understood the information in this, it would completely change the debate. Listening to this program could turn a conservative into a progressive.   It's one portion of a 5 part series called "Busted:  America's …

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THERE ARE SO MANY GOOD REASONS TO HAVE HOPE: Adopting a Proven 2 STEP PROCESS to Beat What Ails America

    Our nation has reached a point where our political, economic, social and environmental challenges seem overwhelming.   Here are just a few examples: 50% of children in the U.S. live below or near the poverty line.   (Columbia University School of Public Health study here ) 20 individuals now have as much wealth …

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Maybe it’s time we Democrats give ourselves some tough love. Then we can WIN!

NOTE:   We have lots of challenges.  But there's also some great news about our party's prospects for the future.  If you're looking for compelling information on how we can turn things around, click here after you read the post below.   We have more power than we think and can definitely become a strong dynamic …

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The Dark Side of Globalization: Why Seattle’s 1999 Protesters Were Right (The Atlantic)

ARTICLE FROM THE ATLANTIC The WTO demonstrators were the "Occupy" movement of the late-20th century—mocked, maligned, and mostly right. https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.theatlantic.com/amp/article/282831/   ALSO - - CHECK THIS OUT.   SOME GOOD NEWS AT THIS LINK! 12 REASONS TO HAVE HOPE:   We're going to turn this world around. https://clearblueskyoutwest.com/2017/09/11/what-gives-me-hop/     Click on this link to …

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The Top .1% are Celebrating an Incredible Achievement: U.S. CORPORATIONS EARN RECORD HIGH PROFITS & PAY RECORD LOW TAXES

    U.S. CORPORATIONS EARN RECORD HIGH PROFITS & PAY RECORD LOW TAXES. This is quite a win by the 300,000 people (.1%) that pretty much run the show in our country.   They and the corporations they own are making the most possible money while at the same time avoiding paying their fair share …

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Leaked Citibank Memo

Take a look at this leaked Citibank memo.  Citibank sent it to their wealthiest clients around the world.  You won't believe your eyes when you see what they admit the U.S. has become and what they think of you and I.  This 2 minute clip is from the award-winning documentary "Capitalism a Love Story".  It …

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