Through my ongoing conversations with friends, teammates, and leaders in the black community, I realize this is not an issue about the American flag. It has never been. We can no longer use the…
some of that too for sure.
I like the analogy but it feels more like all the groups are just PR. They protest and try to push their arguments but the establishment (party and media) decides what to highlight and how to spin it, all while the donors etc are locked in the cockpit in full control. Both parties and M5M need to die. #RankedChoiceVoting
Yes, it often works out that way.
to me the problem is government accountability, which ultimately resides in how many of us take our civic responsibility seriously.
that's backwards. it's much easier to build support at the local level. and the proof is that there are many local officials of both libertarian and far left leanings all over the country but very few at higher levels here or abroad.
that's news to Bernie supporters. they feel completely fucked by the party establishment and the media. what you might be missing is how much Democrats pretend to support the concerns of their activist base only to always serve the interests of their donors. kinda similar to how Trump's driving issue was the wall and in his first two years when he had all of Congress, nada. but they made sure they got that big tax cut, no problem.
I'm sorry sir.
And it upsets me. I love the #fediverse and I want as many people as possible to be a part of it, especially the server that I believe was the largest group of people who understood and rebelled against the censorship of Twitter. Also, I really appreciate conversation with people I don't agree with and they've never bothered me.
Had this the other night (very good) and thought of you.
Obviously shit went down in Chicago, but even my suburb about 20 miles west had looting.
Consumerism is a culture opposed to critical thinking. Entertainment over purpose. The opposite of #LiberalValues. It promises, and often delivers, a superficial sense of happiness. But it makes democracy unsustainable as it weakens our sense of empathy & erodes communities.