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

Saturday, November 22, 2014

G.O.P. Unveils Immigration Plan: “We Must Make America Somewhere No One Wants to Live”

Click here to access article by Andy Borowitz from The New Yorker. (parody)

Forget about "Republicans" and "Democrats". They are only two wings of the capitalist ruling class who do not allow anyone else to participate in the running of the country. Think of the USA as the private property of this class--because it quite literally is!