A DC Wonk wrote: One good piece of evidence would be Congressional votes already taken Immigration Reform and Control Act of Immigration Act of
Corporate constitutional rights which undermine public policy To address these issues and solve critical problems — when running for office has been priced beyond the reach of talented and worthy outsiders and all third party candidates who are not self-funded — another American Revolution is required.
Revolution is a frightening word for most Americans, but the Second and the last American Revolutions indicate that weapons are not required, blood need not spill.
Minds need to change. Republic, Lost This revolution has already begun for many, not most, people. The Next American Revolution will not be a solitary journey; far from it. Demonstrations, protests, marches and disruption of business as usual have already shaken the nation, but the movement for racial justice has not yet reached the momentum and visibility of either Occupy Wall Street or the tea party in their heydays.
The list of critical issues above strongly suggests that the United States is sliding toward fascism. Genuine democrats and republicans who believe in self-government in a democratic republic must support a revolutionary movement and come to distrust the elites in both major parties who back the corporate interests profit and survival over the public interests peace, democratic policy making, keeping the Earth habitable, etc.
What, then, will spark a revolutionary movement to outlaw plutocracy, abolish the corporate-state, establish political equality and save the world from the ravages of war and predatory, transnational corporate capitalismi. Feudalism, then and now That question is impossible to answer.
Perhaps it will be triggered by another Wall St. Perhaps a flood of independent politicians will somehow manage to win office, including the White House, a pipe dream in this era of legalized corruption and multimillion dollar campaigns.
Perhaps a public space will be occupied again Occupy Congress? Perhaps the left will learn to work with the right on the issues of mutual agreement. A success story How this revolution will be waged is open to tactics employed by the dispossessed, the oppressed, the disgruntled and the rest of those involved.
The revolutionaries must be nonviolentor else they risk pushing the U.
In all likelihood, any violence will be initiated by the police. Revolutionary activists can use the freedoms we still have left: Hope Duopoly meme The anti-fracking movement in New York waged a six year struggle for a ban on hydrofracking of natural gas, and its success demonstrates when enough people work together in a disciplined and consistent manner, the corporate agenda can be stymied.
Certainly, much more activism across the nation is needed. Thomas Jefferson believed every generation should have its own constitution and considered revolution and rebellion the life-blood of republican governance.
To be clear, there are a few, good public servants in Congress.
Political equality must be a primary, key revolutionary demand to legalize democratic order. Long-term human survival trumps short-term corporate profits, sustainable and green energy sources have been developed Political equality: After each challenge, the stated principals above will — one-by-one — come to contain hot links to the defense of stated democratic principle elsewhere on this site.
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Political equality has been previously sketched outthe only democratic principle with a link upon publication. Take some time out from watching television, reading or shopping to copy and paste http: Billionaires have the money; revolutionary patriots have the inexpensive Internet.
The latter need to make it their revolutionary machine before the government or corporate interests attain it for their private agenda of government power, corporate greed and corporate-state control. To that end, we must preserve net neutrality as part of the revolutionary, democratic agenda.David Green is the author of The Language of Politics in America: Shaping Political Consciousness From McKinley to Reagan (Cornell University Press, ), and .
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