As workers realize and assert their real power, rooted in the fact that we all depend on each other’s work and can’t live without each other’s work in many cases, we can potentially achieve democracy in the workplace.
Republicans are scary, indeed. But the moderates and mainstream media members who aid and abet them, living in denial, are just as scary, if not scarier.
We are at a dangerous moment in America. Republicans have effectively sanctioned violent vigilante justice.
A belief in science supports a socialist philosophy and worldview, and to slander or dismiss socialism may very well undermine the advocacy for believing in science.
Most disturbing about this evidence is the way it highlights just how widespread the acceptance of sexism, and of violence against women, is.
So, Facebook’s behavior is a symptom of alienation, and it shouldn’t be any kind of “jaw-dropping” surprise.
The chief value-driving economic behavior, the U.S. economy itself, is not the meeting of human need, and thus it is designed to fail when it comes to working for Americans’ collective well-being.
For Republicans, freedom means they also get to impose their belief systems, their version of “law and order” on everybody else.
What Republicans call “socialism” isn’t giving away free stuff; it’s smart short and long-term investing.
Scarborough’s logic is exactly that which also enables the anti-vaccination movement and, frankly, movements to undermine democracy.
The founders conceptualized freedom as a social mission, a social obligation, the chief goal of which was to serve the public good, not one’s narrow private interests.
“Folks [are] supposed to have common sense.”
These are the now well-known words of Alabama’s Republican Governor Kay Ivey when she called out those hesitant or downright resistant to getting vaccinated, declaring that “it’s time to start blaming the unvaccinated folks, not the regular folks. It’s the unvaccinated folks that are letting us down.”
Understanding the role white rage has played historically in undermining the economic well-being of people of color as well as white Americans is crucial to overcoming racism to create an economy that serves the needs of all.
We need large organizations that bring people and their power together to insist that people matter and deserve a voice in shaping the world in which we live—in short, in recognizing people’s equality.
Republicans promote an ignorance that delights in repeating history, even it results in deadly massacres.
The war is formalized in legal proceedings as the people are fighting back against Republican governors who prematurely eliminated the enhanced unemployment benefits
Sinema and the Supreme Court, empowered and enabled by the filibuster, have through the supposedly “democratic processes” Congress invented, extra-constitutionally, invited extremism into mainstream American politics.
Again, we have to ask, where and in what shape would Americans and the U.S. economy be without the “radical socialist” agenda of the Biden administration?
On the whole, as a culture, we don’t speak much of the nation’s failure to extend democracy and civil rights to workers, tending to prioritize the rights of private property and capital
Traditional Republican policies do not put country over party but rather turn back the clock on the American Revolution.