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, October 9, 2014
The Neoconservative Hit List: Iraq, Libya and now Syria? A Plan for Global US Military Supremacy
The author notices a consistent pattern in pursuit of wars in the Middle East which has been implemented by the deep state (shadow government) regardless of which party or person holds office. (You see, it matters not whom we are allowed to vote for in the "democratic" elections managed by the ruling capitalist class.) Such plans were almost spelled out in detail in several important documents written by neoconservatives who from all appearances constitute a major faction within the deep state.