One of the biggest divides I’ve seen on the Left is not knowing whether to focus on social issues or economic issues, or believing one is vastly more important and the other is irrelevant.
When I say “the system,” I’m not talking about just one aspect of it. It isn’t just politics or economics, but everything that has an overarching control on our lives.
We don’t need a resistance, we need a REVOLUTION of mind, body and spirit — the kind of revolution that changes how we see the world!
You cannot stand for progress if you are unwilling to change things that need to be changed.
and what to do about it.
My hope is that this will be just the first of many pieces written by various people both within the RP organization and anyone else who wants to talk about it. Perhaps we can create an anthology of real discussions of white privilege by both those who benefit from it and those who have been harmed by it.
Chuck E. Cheese is a great analogy for the fiscal policy of the federal government because they are both “currency” issuers. The reason why this is all so important to understand is that MMT has far ranging implications for the progressive movement not just nationally but globally.
It is absolutely imperative that the two-party system within the United States be shaken to its core. Do you really think the myriad expressions of human experience can be sufficiently represented by two corrupt and exclusionary parties?