THERE'S ONLY ONE REASONABLE APPROACH TO FASCISM--DISOBEDIENCE!
Bullying at the interpersonal level aligns well with organized mobs, demagoguery and authoritarianism. We can't let the mobs bully the nation into fascism.
The future of democratic progress is in the hands of a party rung by Joe Biden and being manipulated by Joe Manchin. Yeah. That's not a good sign.
You don't have to be a radical leftist to protest injustice. Most people taking to the streets right now an not Antifa or even radicals. They are people with a justified sense of anger and a desire to do something about it. They are Real America!
You agree with the protestors, you'll find plenty of examples on-line of protestors doing noble and heroic things. Think the protestors are nothing more than Antifa scum? You'll have this assumption reinforced when all of your friends post pictures and video of masked rioters breaking windows and flipping cars. Think the police are heroes? You'll get all kinds of footage of police being heroic. Think the police are fascist scum? Yeah. You'll be able to download outrageous acts of brutality.
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?
The Corporatocracy Strikes Again The recent Supreme Court decision in the McCutcheon case really should come as no surprise at this point. It is clear that the branch of government that is least accountable to the public should take the lead in securing the so called rights of the corporate elite. This is one more... Continue Reading →