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Right on! I agree completely that we have to seize this moment and create an inspiring and inclusive narrative that inspires action and gets us to the future we want. Thanks for a great piece of writing.

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If only the leaders of the Democratic Party would get their heads out of their asses and wake up to this reality. They are so out of touch.

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Maybe if we encourage young job-seekers and entrepreneurs to lean into the public benefit model of incorporation, we can catalyze a rapid shift toward an economy that puts people and the planet before profits.🌼

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Very insightful and well-written👏🏻

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These views dominated the U.S. Right for much of the late 20th century (though never completely unchallenged). Now, new doctrines have taken over, insisting that the old fusionist Right ceded too much ground to the Left, that egalitarian or economic principles rooted in classical liberalism have led to “decadence” (primarily LGBTQ rights), national decline (purportedly through “feminization” and “oversensitivity”) and growing disorder.

I'm just picturing Alex Jones and his insane gay frogs shit, while selling taint wipes and somehow having a troubling 1.5 million followers

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"let's get to work." - I appreciate your passion. The future is more human labor and organization. less energy resource dependance and atomization.

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Captures the moment without being alarmist. I'm still determining how the collective shifts our trajectory in the broader sense, especially in the US.

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I love the paper you linked about NGOization. It's important to have a real understanding of how neoliberalism (and capitalism broadly) co-opts hierarchical/centralized forms of power. The Law and Political Economy Project does a great job explaining how the law is used to uphold neoliberalism and capital accumulation broadly (https://bathruminations.substack.com/p/law-and-neoliberal-politics). But also, your post made me think of this analysis of the Autonomen in Germany, specifically this quote:

"communes destitute the state (i.e., render it inoperative and powerless) by challenging the need for state institutions. Development of new communal forms of life outside the state and capitalism provides the basis for “suppressing them in a positive way. To destitute is not primarily to attack the institution, but to attack the need we have of it.”(1) It is in this sense that communes provide the material foundation to “live communism” and attack the rule of capitalism and the state." (https://anarchiststudies.org/living-communism-spencer-beswick/)

I don't think you need to want communism to understand the power of local organizing and providing for your neighbors, but I think it is valuable to do it in a strategic way. Identify the state/corporate institutions that are the most harmful to you and work with your neighbors to remove the need for them.

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La concha de tu madre you know nothing about argentina and what our people endured under peronism and socialism that bring our people and economy to poverty go in north korea if you like dictatorships and anti capitalism pelotudo

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insightful but the click bait headline prevents me from sharing

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Javier Milei is just Argentina Doc Sportello

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