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

Thursday, September 15, 2016

The End of Capitalism

Click here to access article by Steven Jonas, MD, MPH from The Greanville Post

Read this to find out how Jonas carefully constructs an argument to reach this final question:
The question for any thinking person, therefore, is simple: at this point either capitalism goes, or we are finished.

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