-- We'd have real universal health care--that is, everyone gets health care for free. Period.Sounds good to me. But I think that she messes up on her second item. There shouldn't be any bankers in a worker run society. There would simply be democratically elected councils to approve credit to worthy worker enterprises.
-- We'd bail out homeowners instead of bankers. But why stop there? We could also take all the homeless people and put them in houses that are empty. It's not rocket science: Just put the people in the houses.
-- We'd stop throwing away food and get it to people who are hungry.
-- We'd end all wars and use the money for education and social services.
-- We'd devote massive resources and scientific research to saving the environment.
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
A crying need for change
by Leela Yellesetty from Socialist Worker. A contribution from socialists as to how the future should be.