June 28, 2016

What a populist rebellion might look like

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Sam Smith, 2011 -

What a populist rebellion might look like

4 comments:

Tom Puckett said...

I added all these points to the Bernie Sanders page requesting Democratic Party Platform suggestions....

https://go.berniesanders.com/page/s/Democratic-party-platform?source=em160623-full

Cheers, Tom

Dan Lynch said...

Your suggestions are good, Sam, but ignore the elephant(s) in the living room -- free trade, and regressive taxation on the poor and working class, both supported by Democrats.

Tear up all free trade agreements and bring back stiff tariffs on value-added goods.

Pass a constitutional amendment banning regressive taxes and fees. Bye-bye FICA, bye-bye sales tax, bye-bye regressive property taxes.

Anonymous said...

The original Tea Party movement and Occupy Wall Street had a LOT in common...and still do.

Sylvia Valls said...

To my mind, a single matter is at hand the resolution of which would mean the resolution of all that is illegitimately contradictory in our unsustainable socio-economic system: the abandonment of a monetary system that guarantees "free enterprise" to no one other than the usurious bankers who rely on anonymous, treasurable currencies... Silvio Gesell's Natural Economic Order and Charles Eisenstein's Sacred Economics reveal the simplicity of the solutions at hand, if they were instrumentable at all at this point in view of the extent of the lies, destruction and hidden realities of the so-called democratic, free enterprise, system. What we refer to as FREE ENTERPRISE WITHOUT CAPITALISM. Socialism for the rich is what the Federal Reserve emporium is instrumenting through its ever present agents, such as their Clinton cohorts...