President Dwight Eisenhower warned of the dangers of an unbridled “military-industrial complex,” as he called it. Now it’s a military-industrial-congressional complex. After Citizens United, it’s less bridled than ever.
In this video from The Next System Project, economist Juliet Schor correctly points out the dual crisis of our current economic system: extreme economic deprivation and extreme environmental degredation.
Progressives in the United States feel that we have to choose one of two options: Suck it up and compromise to help a Democratic Party we aren’t always ideologically aligned with, or sit on the sidelines of electoral politics. Spain shows a third way is possible.