It’s just another way the system has been rigged – by rich people who buy off politicians to alter tax, bankruptcy, and other laws and regulations to their advantage.
“A resilient food system starts with a resilient seed system.”
From the “buy local” movement to public banking, we’re well on our way to a more democratic, cooperative, and people-centered economy.
We live in a society where market values spread without limit, in which we are branding and selling ourselves along with everything else, including public office. How do we stop it?
The only way her ideas will make it in real life is if the public is organized and mobilized behind them.
The problem is, ultimately, systemic.
The relationship between state power and the commons will grow more important as advocates of neoliberal policies seek to prevail over resistance.
Bernie, we thank you for your courage, your inspiration, your tireless dedication, and your vision. And we will continue the fight.
In his revelatory biography of community organizer Fred Ross Sr., Gabriel Thompson traces the roots of today’s progressive movement.
If we listen carefully to Trump’s supporters, we can hear their desire for progressive policies.