The nation state is going the way of the dodo. Either a transnational capitalist class will structure power relations throughout the world, or a global democratic movement will step up and demand justice. Which would you rather see happen?
First, there's plenty of money for everyone to get the benefits that they want. There's absolutely no need to have debates about raising taxes, deficits or MMT. All such arguments are distractions. If we want to pay for things like Medicare for All, Free College, or the Green New Deal, we need look no further than the coffers of the Transnational Corporate Class.
there's a great deal to discuss and there's a great deal to learn about the United States' support for Israel and the associated political discourse. The issues are complicated. Twitter is really not the place for it.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her co-sponsors have done what environmental activists and justice workers have been trying to do for at least the twenty years that I've been involved in such issues. They have taken this audacious dream and turned it into a mainstream discussion.
Now we have a new generation of politicians and voters who are not afraid of the "S" Word, and they won't be cowed by conservative clatter about creeping socialism.
U.S. goals are clear. A U.S. friendly administration in Venezuela is a huge strategic advantage in the region. It's also good for business.
This incident struck a chord because it presented a microcosm of the underlying conflicts of American culture.