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, January 9, 2016
Discussing New Hillary Libya Emails on the Scott Horton Show
Hoff offers his take on the recent Hillary Clinton emails which reveal behind the scenes creation of propaganda used in mainstream media, the use of terrorist armies in the overthrow of the Qaddafi, and some discussion of a gold-backed African currency which was seen by Empire operatives as intolerable. The control over the issuance of money is an Empire vital interest.