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

Friday, January 4, 2019

Bernie’s Surprising Response To Mail Bomb Threat

I post this for your entertainment. One must strive to keep a sense of humor about things, especially while waiting to join the revolution. Whoever is impersonating Sen. Bernie Sanders is unbelievably perfect. By the way, Jimmy Dore does live performances; and to find out about this, you should access his website.