The Democrats will perpetually pay vague homage to the idea of progressive policies during the election, and reject them point blank when in office. Maybe it’s the spirit of Christmas but I’m reminded of the story of a certain Charles Brown and a neighbor girl named Lucy. It’s time for the left to stop kicking the fucking football or we’ll end up where we always do, flat on our backs.
Well, growing the momentum for a national strike in America is sort of like growing a pineapple in the midst of a Minnesota winter, it can be done, but not without an immense amount of effort and engineering, it will never just organically sprout up from the soil, it’s just not the right climate for it.
When a government elects to willfully deny their constituents housing and medicine in the midst of a pandemic to further the financial interests of the opulent, they are no longer representing those they were elected to serve. This pandemic serves to lay bare the hollowness of the state, and the pitfalls capitalism.