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  •  Timely and good post MB (7+ / 0-)

    "Lets show the rascals what Citizens United really means."

    by smiley7 on Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 08:35:06 PM PST

    •  MB great post, some suggestions to get rolling (0+ / 0-)

      The context we are in is slow growth in most industries and most geographic areas (hence an impulse for secession) and an increasingly inclusive bottom up model would need to know what can be done about that. Most American people and institutions are very willing if there is a chink of light at the end of the tunnel. Hungry for answers.

      Process management is Obama's strength. He knows half a loaf is better than none. In my take he mostly co-opted rather than sold out to achieve the amazing achievements so far that you mentioned. Co-opting left-wing investors would seem vital - they too want an economy with a future. (If the stock market tanks in the next 2-3 months Obama will be stronger in the fiscal cliff negotiation - many investors know that.)

      Movements to create visions at all levels starting with communities for periods longer than election cycles (7 years) would seem vital. Good models (Germany has good lessons to be learned; so does Apple) would seem vital. Getting real understanding of how real growth works into peoples' hands early (at high school) would seem vital. Inclusion at the workplace which leads to the most creativity and so most value surges such as Apple's would seem vital.

      Websites just on all of this would seem vital, so "noise" can be tuned out and adrenaline remain focused. MB dont ever stop posting here but you could be one to run such a site ("D/Kos Vision" ?)

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