aunt trixie's guide to leftists:
if they are telling you there's a meaningful way to do leftism that will 100% guaranteed never include any sort of violent struggle, they're a fed
if they are telling you that revolution can be achieved here on earth today right now, and you can be the one to do it, you just gotta call my money guy and my bombs guy, they're a fed
capitalism building a world where one of the core things that makes me feel joy, to share food with people, exposes me and them to risk of death or disability is plenty of reason to drag the policy makers screaming from their beds. but that's just the latest of a series of slights, attacks, and oppressions, and far from the worst. anyway kill your boss
the thing to remember is that transport workers, from bus and truck drivers to ship crews and airline pilots, are the most literal example of "without our brain and muscle, not a single wheel can turn"
there's a lot of militant unionists in those industries for a reason!
Reports are coming out of the United Kingdom that dissidents are being disappeared by state security forces for protesting the installment of Charles Windsor as supreme spiritual leader of the secretive hermit kingdom in the European far west. Pro-democracy groups are calling for free and fair elections in Britain but has so far been met with nothing but repression from the regime.
Britain-watchers have long seen Mr. Windsor as the hand-picked successor to the previous leader Elizabeth Windsor who died under mysterious circumstances last week and regard him as a hardliner who is unlikely to make any progress towards the transition to democracy. Shops, state media and public spaces are displaying portraits and praises of the previous leader and sources are already reporting the formation of a cult of personality around Mr. Windsor.
Britain remains a nation torn apart by centuries-old ethnic and religious divides. Despite the great wealth of the nation’s oligarchs little progress has been made to alleviate the humanitarian situation since the end of the civil war in the 1990’s.
like, I feel like most people don't realize this, and think "well they still have to work or they use all the money up, no matter how much money it is."
but, like, no. That's not true. Banks pay them to exist. They do not ever need to work and largely don't work.
when rich people say they don't want UBI, the funny thing is that they already get very robust UBI, we just only give UBI to rich people and call it bank interest and stock management.
I've known rich people, even the average among them get way more money than the wage of any job I'll ever achieve, for free, constantly, just *because* they're already rich.
thinking about things
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