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A place for progressives to discuss the future we see for America.

Members: 11
Latest Activity: Feb 4

Who are we?

Progressives seem to have lost our way in the last few election cycles. While Barak came in with a fury, we lost the House and Senate fairly quickly, and now we have President Trump. 

Is there a political system that the majority of atheists would embrace? I know that being atheist does not mean you subscribe to any one group, and we will have differences. My curiosity wishes to know if there is a majority agreement on what we see as the future, and how we will get there.

 

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Entertaining "News" and Alternate Reality

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Nov 7, 2020. 1 Reply

Is it obvious how the US got hollowed out and divided against itself?  Chris Hedges warned against entertaining ourselves to death. That conjures images of people choosing to escape into fantasy…Continue

Tags: political manipulation, losing touch with reality

The Strong See Themselves As Entitled to Brutalize the Weak. Only the Weak, by Uniting, Can Stop Them.

Started by Tom Sarbeck. Last reply by Chris Nov 13, 2018. 3 Replies

We (and our numerous cousins) are descended from blue-green algae, aka cyanobacteria, aka pond scum, who engulfed (ate) their weaker neighbors. From time to time, some of the weaker disposed of a…Continue

Tags: wealthy, weak, strong, poor, cooperation

Who is your guess as our candidate for 2020?

Started by JeanMarie. Last reply by Stephen Brodie Oct 14, 2018. 16 Replies

So many interesting ideas being thrown about for who should run in 2020.Any of you have any ideas?   and follow up, do you think we stand a chance against the trumpetmouth swarms who still idolize…Continue

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Comment was by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on February 4, 2021 at 2:41pm

Write to legislators! Here's the relevant article Democrats demand repeal of 'obscene' tax cut for millionaires that ...

This is the text of the message I sent to mine:

I urge you to make sure that net operating loss provisions are not included in the final COVID-19 relief bill.  Repeal these unwarranted tax cuts, as HEROES and HEROES 2.0 proposed and President Biden has recommended. This would save over $250 billion, which should be repurposed to help Americans who have lost income due to the pandemic and its economic fallout.

Comment was by Stephen Brodie on December 10, 2020 at 4:41am

Noam Chomsky - The 5 Filters of the Mass Media Machine

Comment was by Stephen Brodie on November 26, 2020 at 4:54pm

Yanis Varoufakis: This Black Friday let's #MakeAmazonPay | DiEM25

Comment was by Stephen Brodie on April 12, 2020 at 12:43pm

Comment was by Stephen Brodie on April 10, 2020 at 9:03am

Coronavirus Will Expose Capitalism Like                              Never Before

Comment was by Stephen Brodie on January 9, 2019 at 7:07pm

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams critics calling her agenda too radical

Rookie Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shot back at critics who say her progressive agenda is too radical and expensive, saying there’s nothing revolutionary about providing people with good jobs, health care and an education.
“When you can’t provide for your kids working a full-time job, working two full-time jobs. When you can’t have health care. That is not dignified,” Ocasio-Cortez told CBS’ “60 Minutes” in an interview that aired Sunday.
The 29-year-old newly minted House member is entering office with an ambitious agenda — including Medicare for all, tuition-free public college, and sweeping environmental protections.
“How are you going to pay for all that?” CBS’ Anderson Cooper asked her.“No one asks how we’re going to pay for this Space Force. No one asked how we paid for a $2 trillion tax cut,” she said. “We only ask how we pay for it on issues of housing, health care and education. How do we pay for it? With the same exact mechanisms that we pay for military increases for this Space Force.”

https://nypost.com/2019/01/06/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-slams-critic...

Comment was by Stephen Brodie on October 2, 2018 at 6:56pm

“Yes, Latinos dream more. When you live in poverty, when your president is imposed upon you, when they kill someone and no one gets indicted, and when only a few get rich, of course you dream more. It’s no coincidence that magic realism happens in Latin America, because for us dreams and aspirations are part of life.” ― Jorge Ramos

Wishing for a better future is wisdom. Fighting for a better future is a wise cause. It is difficult to end wars, but to survive, we must.

https://worldfusionwisdom.com/gabriel-garcia-marquez-on-war/

Comment was by Tom Sarbeck on September 24, 2018 at 11:12am

This Progressive Atheist wants every state (not just eighteen) and the nation to have the DIRECT initiative and referendum.

In the plutocratic oligarchy the Founders gave us, which includes those states with the INDIRECT initiative, voters elect predators and are their prey.

When you hear people refer to “our democracy” they are lying twice; they are referring to THEIR OLIGARCHY.

Comment was by Tom Sarbeck on September 24, 2018 at 10:17am

Stephen says: I hope it’s okay for a progressive Limey to take part in the discussion.

Heck, Stephen, you take part so often and so enthusiastically that I want to know when you will cross the Pond and become a Yank. [:>)]

Comment was by Stephen Brodie on February 17, 2018 at 11:48pm

Who is Mick Mulvaney? Narrated by Elizabeth Warren

 

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