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To End Racial Capitalism, We Will Need to Take on Policing

Today’s post on LANDBack Friends TO END RACIAL CAPITALISM, WE WILL NEED TO TAKE ON POLICING – LANDBACK Friends

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Capitalism must be reversed and dismantled

Capitalism is the engine that powers white supremacy and the astounding transfer of wealth to the few ultra rich. Is the engine that powers authoritarianism and the police state, destroying human rights. Is the engine destroying Mother Earth. Capitalisms the … Continue reading

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Unlearning Capitalism

The more I learn about Mutual Aid and capitalism, the clearer it is that we must build alternatives to replace the capitalist system. Mutual Aid is emerging as that alternative . “Unlearning racism” refers to teaching people who believe they … Continue reading

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The Evil of Capitalism

As we begin a new year, we reflect upon what happened during the past year. Our thoughts turn to what we would like to do differently in the coming year. When I step back to look at what needs to … Continue reading

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Blame private capitalism for social problems

Mutual Aid is getting a lot of attention because numerous Mutual Aid efforts have been successful in responding to survival needs, when the political system failed spectacularly. As Richard Wolff writes below, “neither (political party) dares blame private capitalism for … Continue reading

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Conscientiously Object to Capitalism

Capitalism is based upon white supremacy and structural racism. The capitalist system that supports our material lifestyle is built on stolen land and the labor of those who were enslaved in the past, or are forced to live on poverty … Continue reading

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#CAPITALISMISTHEPANDEMIC flies over New York City

We’re all reeling, trying to make sense of the significant changes that have occurred, and continue to occur in our everyday lives. In a matter of weeks the coronavirus pandemic has exploded across the world. Is pushing, has pushed, economies … Continue reading

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A chance for you to support #CapitalismIsThePandemic

Today, a 50’ sky banner visible to millions stating #CAPITALISMISTHEPANDEMIC circled Manhattan–the US bedrock of capitalism and banking–to deliver a powerful message of protest against colonization and worker injustice in solidarity with essential workers who aren’t properly protected or supported. I’ve … Continue reading

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#CapitalismIsThePandemic day of action

As I wrote yesterday, today is the day for #CapitalismIsThePandemic. One of many actions related to global mass strikes. This is a creative action, especially in these times when gatherings should be discouraged because of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is … Continue reading

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CAPITALISM IS THE PANDEMIC #CapitalismIsThePandemic

https://seedingsovereignty.org/capitalism-is-the-pandemic I’ve recently been studying, thinking and writing about the idea of an era of global mass strikes that began yesterday, May 1, International Workers Day. https://kislingjeff.wordpress.com/2020/04/30/the-era-of-mass-strikes-begins-on-may-1/ Having been involved with many movements over the course of my life, many … Continue reading

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