Category: Reimagining Society
84% of all Americans believe political leaders are more interested in protecting their power and privilege than doing what is right
“Thought only sees in reality what a specific formation shows it.” Mahdi ‘Amil, 1936-1987. Popular rebellions reflect the urges of a people, but they are themselves not always capable of victory. If the structure of a social order in a particular formation is weakened by war or by economic turmoil, then the popular rebellions might Read more…
The more the Left focuses on the most prescient issues of our time – ecology, militarism and economics – the more likely people will be to gravitate toward leftist political organizations and movements
There are future radicals in the midst. Who’s going to organize them? Who will be their mentors?
Oakland, New York, Minneapolis, among others, are exploring the possibility of “participatory budgeting,” an initiative to shift decision-making on development projects from the government to the community
The revolutionary process is bound to continue for decades to come
Our traditional approach to coalition and alliance building is unlikely to succeed unless we place a much higher value on building a new common movement identity
Or What Is It the Scandinavians Have That We Don’t?
Where next for the Green Surge, the Nats and the Corbynistas?
Building a real democracy in the face of corporate and financial power will require a rethinking of power and agency