Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Confronting Corporatocracy

Good piece from Bruce Levine - entitled "10 Steps to Defeat the Corporatocracy" -

"The only way to overcome the power of money is regain our courage and solidarity. Here's how to do that.
1. Create the Cultural and Psychological "Building Blocks" for Democratic Movements
2. Confront and Transform ALL Institutions that Have Destroyed Individual Self-Respect and Collective Self-Confidence
3. Side Each Day in Every Way With Anti-Authoritarians
4. Regain Morale by Thinking More Critically About Our Critical Thinking
5. Restore Courage in Young People
6. Focus on Democracy Battlefields Where the Corporate Elite Don't Have Such a Large Financial Advantage
7. Heal from "Corporatocracy Abuse" and "Battered People's Syndrome" to Gain Strength
8. Unite Populists by Rejecting Corporate Media's Political Divisions
9. Unite "Comfortable Anti-Authoritarians" and "Afflicted Anti-Authoritarians"
10. Do Not Let Debate Divide Anti-Authoritarians"

"To summarize, democracy will not be won without guts and solidarity. Risk-free green actions - such as shopping from independents, buying local, recycling, composting, consuming less, not watching television and so on - can certainly help counter a dehumanizing world. However, revolutions that truly transform fundamental power inequities and enable us to feel like men and women rather than children and slaves require risk, guts and solidarity."

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Buy Bruce's latest book, "Get Up, Stand Up: Uniting Populists, Energizing the Defeated, and Battling the Corporate Elite", by clicking below -

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