Skip to main content

View Diary: The Reason Why Having a Reality-Based Understanding of The Problems We Face Matters (38 comments)

Comment Preferences

  •  And despite all that it did NOT (3+ / 0-)

    accomplish, I credit OWS for bringing the debate home to the many millions. Before that the players were able to distract attention and marginalize those who felt the inequality up close and uncomfortably.

    Now what? I think Ray is working towards possible answers to that, though I may not agree with some of 'em. Somebody's got to do it, right?

    •  I'm just curious. From what you understand of my (1+ / 0-)
      Recommended by:

      approach, what do you find objectionable? This is an honest question since my intention is to try to find consensus in what needs to be done, whenever possible.

      I do want to listen and learn from other people's perspectives.

      •  My main concern is (0+ / 0-)

        your focus on mass demonstrations. I lived through the '60s, even appropriately don't remember some of it ("if you remember the '60s, you weren't really there"). It's only gotten worse over the years, they'll f*cking kill you without bothering with the National Guard these days.

        I'm more aligned with the massive general strikes approach. A "stay home with the kids" deal, where they've got nobody to shoot or beat about the head in public. I know there's something to be said for the massive public protest, but they're on to that now. They have no real reason not to injure/kill people. I do not believe that's really necessary.

        But I do like your energy, and your style. I'd just tweak a bit.

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site