Tag: System

Workers Need Organization, Not Technocratic Fixes

To strengthen workers’ collective bargaining rights, the Biden administration looks poised to recommend a host of modest reforms to existing programs and policies. But the working class will remain disempowered unless it organizes itself on a mass scale.

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Military might, market ideology and moral posturing: A toxic combination that has poisoned America | Salon.com

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Americans take credit; we never admit wrongdoing. Taking responsibility for oneself is what we preach to other people and other countries. The Navy’s recruiting slogan says it all: “A Global Force for Good.” That’s only true in a comic book right-wing world, or one in which other countries are as forgiving of our “mistakes” as we ourselves are. In fact, that is the unspoken demand we make of them.

Military might, market ideology and moral posturing: A toxic combination that has poisoned America | Salon.com

Election 2020: Could the electoral college keep Trump in the White House?

The president is not elected by the people; that power is held by the electoral college. And if its electors decide to go rogue, there’s not much anyone can do.

Election 2020: Could the electoral college keep Trump in the White House?

“It is the core that is lunatic, not the fringe.” – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Mr Incredibility, Clive, did promise, last year, he’d pay 800 former workers at Queensland Nickel’s Townsville Refinery. Three years late. Yet it was the Commonwealth which had to stump up $66m in unpaid entitlements.

“It is the core that is lunatic, not the fringe.” – » The Australian Independent Media Network

It’s Still the Economy, Stupid | The Smirking Chimp

Trump’s Racism (ODT)

Dividing working people is a tried and true strategy of our upper economic group and their collaborators. Think president Lyndon Johnson. He opined on the politics of racism to Bill Moyers a young staffer in 1960:

“if you can convince the lowest white man he’s better than the best colored man, he won’t notice you picking his pocket. Hell, give him somebody to look down on and he’ll empty his pocket for you.”

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The system is the problem – » The Australian Independent Media Network

By Christian Marx Over the past three decades, the political and sociological narrative has become narrower than ever. Sensible social policies are now trumpeted as “dangerously communist”. The most basic social systems are labelled “hand outs for bludgers”. The Murdoch press is a hateful echo chamber for the intellectually stunted and the shallow thinkers. It…

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Black culture isn’t the problem – systemic inequality is | Boots Riley | Opinion | The Guardian

Bill Clinton isn’t the first person to blame ‘black-on-black crime’ for higher poverty and prison rates among black Americans

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“The Disorder Is In The System, Not The Children” Teacher Quits With Epic Rant AnonHQ

By John Vibes at trueactivist.com   Teacher Wendy Bradshaw pointed out that how the structure of modern schooling is abusive to children, and that children who are labeled as “bad” are many times just having trouble fitting into the rigid structure that is being forced on them. Her …

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