Today, we plant some seeds beneath the snow, seeds that we can nurture and grow this spring. Also we thank Georgia (2 new Senators) for the COVID relief and Biden for more exec orders that bring smiles to our faces…. Read More ›
Economic Justice, Community & Economic Development
Too often Dems try the same formula: appease moderate Dems, appeal to the GOP, and ignore your base and the untapped, unengaged populations that could expand your base. Our CD-2 race was a disaster; Georgia provides a different model. Read… Read More ›
Why Americans Misunderstand & Fear Socialism…Very Interesting Thinking from Heather Cox Richardson; Election Update
I draw primarily from two sources today: HCR’s incredible piece on the origins of US fear of socialism, and a piece from The Week describing how culture, parenting, and pschology shape and limit political perspectives.
Last week, The Intercept published a piece on how this recession is so different, how COVID has changed us, & how typical stimulus strategies can’t work. Leaving us with one option: A vast Green New Deal & (hopefully) a President… Read More ›
Bailing Out Workers Not Corporations: Five Point Plan for Community (NOT Corporate) Wealth Building.
Today, we begin our exploration of strategies through which we can finally achieve economic, social, racial, and climate justice in America. Today’s post outlines a plan to retake our local economies, restore their wealth and their autonomy. Read on!
Today we chronicle the Democratic Party’s slide from being girded by New Deal values to one that is infused with neoliberal compromises, a party willing to negotiate with libertarians & profiteers, while turning their back on unions, the working class… Read More ›