We’ve lived so long under the spell of hierarchy—from god-kings to feudal lords to party bosses—that only recently have we awakened to see not only that “regular” citizens have the capacity for self-governance, but that without their engagement our huge global crises cannot be addressed. The changes needed for human society simply to survive, let alone thrive, are so profound that the only way we will move toward them is if we ourselves, regular citizens, feel meaningful ownership of solutions through direct engagement. Our problems are too big, interrelated, and pervasive to yield to directives from on high.
—Frances Moore Lappé, excerpt from Time for Progressives to Grow Up
Sunday, May 15, 2016
The Great Capitalist Climacteric: Strategic Implications And Class Struggle
This article, which is about the same subject as the above posted article, is in my opinion rather inferior in quality to the latter due to its stereotypical academic and wooden Marxist styles and formatting errors (words run together). Once past these faults, the reader can access more well documented evidence from numerous sources that capitalism poses a dire threat to humans.