It's interesting that the generation that would be celebrating graduating high school right now... this generation that has for its whole existence been neck-deep as unwitting participants ("lab rats") in the biz model of neurosis-based advertisment assault by corrupt for-profit "social media" machines... this generation that has been psychologically profiled with individually-tailored and targeted political messages, coerced into being more disposable (brainwashed thinking in default terms of "u gotta rent and buy disposable everything") ... it's interesting that this generation is taking the biggest risks to overthrow the capitalistic machine that is enslaving us all.
Did you know that HALF of Los Angeles' city budget goes to funding militant police forces and cops?
Generational pushback can't happen soon enough, it seems. Every new crop of youth helps... but seriously: How many generations have to scream that we don't want the racist, sexist, patriarchal garbage of the delusional settler colonialism of the 20th century ... how many voices before the supposed adults running the country start to listen?
I've studied system dynamics as a hobby pretty much my whole life, and I dont have the answer. I do, however, have observation from many iterations of restrospective: it takes a LOT of time, energy, effort, money, and people to hold up broken and defective systems. Those most invested in keeping the broken things have the most to lose when they break.
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Retrospective: more musing on how the white settlers (and all of their allies) lost their best outcome.
Yesterday the sore losers verbally attacked someone helping homeless and sick street beings affected by the greed of landlords.
Why the hate?
Too ignorant to connect the dots between "homelessness" and "greed of landlords" in this scenario? Anyone with that much hate in a world offering "free food" doesn't belong.
@emsenn, realize the hate they spew is their own bad energy, probably directed at you with some guilt ... nothing they say or do can change the fact that the Earth does not sustain white supremacy.
Recovering from colonialism LITERALLY CANNOT be done by those invested in collecting rents or labor from workers ... from volunteers. Probably something like: Free things scare them because they are forced to realize their own lack of skills, lack of altruism, and inability to compete?
BONUS Q: How does this apply to the ignorant HN reader who whines "but its my AMURICAN RIGHTS TO COLLECT RENT"
It is time to stop Ecological and economic genocide upon people of color. Tortoise Mountain and Turtle Island natives are the original Ecosteaders. Long before European and other settlers with delusions about government-subsidized Farmworld and Cafeworld development in "blocks" of colonialist infrastructure, Native Land Before Invasion was organic. And there never were opportunities or roles for a white male "Chief" Executive Officer. Fix the problems plaguing Europe before testing your ideas here.