PULITZER PRIZE WINNER CHRIS HEDGES DESCRIBES THE CROSSROADS WE HAVE REACHED

"The elites face an unpleasant choice. They could impose harsh controls to protect the status quo or veer leftward toward socialism to ameliorate the mounting economic and political injustices endured by most of the population. But a move leftward, essentially reinstating and expanding the New Deal programs they have destroyed, would impede corporate power and …

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‘The S-word’: how young Americans fell in love with socialism. (A majority of American adults under the age of 30 now reject capitalism).

  Article from THE GUARDIAN: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/sep/02/socialism-young-americans-bernie-sanders?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

Harvey wasn’t just bad weather. It’s an example of the destruction that takes place when corporate profits & unregulated growth take precedence over investment in public infrastructure.

When we allow unbridled growth, don't invest wisely in infrastructure and just suck all the profits out of a region for a small number of corporate and wealthy beneficiaries (who live elsewhere), human beings lose.  And people die. Harvey Wasn’t Just Bad Weather. It Was Bad City Planning - Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2017-08-31/a-hard-rain-and-a-hard-lesson-for-houston

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IT’S ABOUT DAMN TIME: How We Prioritize People and the Planet

The political center for the last 20 years has not been as innocuous as we might think.  We supporters might have had our minds on what was best for citizens and the environment.  The problem is that centrist leaders (Republican & Democratic moderates) have been championing the interests of their corporate donors at the expense …

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WARNING: THIS AUDIO CLIP PROVIDES REAL CONTEXT FOR WHAT’S GOING ON IN THIS NATION RIGHT NOW. Powerful & spot on. Fascism, progressivism, neoliberalism, austerity & the future of our grandkids explained effortlessly in only 2 minutes :)

This 2 minute audio statement is a much stronger analysis of current events than you’ll hear almost anywhere else.   And the guy pulls it off in 2 minutes.  Admirable.   The clip is in the youtube window at the very bottom of this post.   But please read a few items first so you …

Continue reading WARNING: THIS AUDIO CLIP PROVIDES REAL CONTEXT FOR WHAT’S GOING ON IN THIS NATION RIGHT NOW. Powerful & spot on. Fascism, progressivism, neoliberalism, austerity & the future of our grandkids explained effortlessly in only 2 minutes 🙂