Category Archives: Progressives

like Trotsky opening up a taco truck in front of Trump’s Walk of Fame star.

  By ann summers The millennials’ remake of “up from socialism” might be embodied in the call to “Abolish ICE”.  The question is for whose cause is it more effective. If one believed in the lessons of GOP marketing, “Abolish ICE” has … Continue reading

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What self-respecting Liberal talks about “zesty Internet memes”

By ann summers Coordination of a resistance must include being aware of how counter-resistance forces can manipulate and divide us, particularly in social media. America’s Number One Russophile, Lord Dampnut, has made us acutely aware of how clumsy such misdirection … Continue reading

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Charlottesville and the Crisis of Identity and Tribalism in America

I’ve given a great deal of thought to the events that went down in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12th, when the now infamous “Unite the Right” rally degenerated into a street fight as police stood by and did nothing. We … Continue reading

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Veer (to the center again), but Trust no Fly … Why a Democrat neo-conservative alliance is an old, bad idea

By ann summers   Glenn Greenwald writes another warning of the fundamental problems of the Democratic party and its foreign policy history as rooted in neoconservative ideologies, or at least a susceptibility to them. It may seem oxymoronic to consider … Continue reading

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Will the Democratic party recuperate from Late Capitalism’s biggest joke

  By ann summers Because you voted for Trump and regret it doesn’t mean you should disavow politics in the future and there may be hope for some transformational movement and/or candidates. Assuming you believe in an emancipatory left, you’ve stuck it … Continue reading

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what is to be done, now and for the next four years of resistance

  By ann summers This Theda Skocpol article is worth adding to the discourse since it addresses the issues most important for the coming resistance to Orange GazBag, a.k.a. Prezident Kozyr. Mooby the Golden Calf is a fictional children’s television … Continue reading

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a Democratic Party minus triangulated power politics will win elections … #Recount2016

By ann summers The NYTimes’ Charles Blow tells Donald Trump to F*ck off, in no uncertain terms. https://t.co/yNSf8jbTsu pic.twitter.com/FiuXegbaEE — Occupy Wall Street (@OccupyWallStNYC) November 24, 2016 $2.002 MILLION for #RECOUNT2016 #AUDITTHEVOTE! And it’s not even midnight!https://t.co/nyRV2cwdhY pic.twitter.com/9SK6SYaK28 — Anonymous … Continue reading

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