ESTABLISHMENT WAGONS HITCHED TO COMMUNITY STARS
Hierarchical Establishment types may have begun to notice the success when locally-supportive people work plans for lifestyle that are logical, effective, and fair. Sensible would be a change away from the depravity of capitalistic process toward more people-friendly systems. Instead it feels like Establishment is attempting to hitch their wagon to the stars of local community.
First supremacy must be presumed by Establishment-supporting types.https://twitter.com/LakotaMan1/status/1564423778280427520 –3 years ago Republicans were questioning Arizona Representative Eric Descheenie’s immigration status. The man’s from the Navajo Nation — Are MAGA white people really that dumb?
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Words must be strained through Establishment-presumptive filters.
https://twitter.com/robintransition/status/1564870943176114176 –Excellent article on degrowth and why we shouldn’t swap the name for something more “pallitable”. “What we need is for more of us in wealthy nations to intuitively associate the term ‘economic growth’ with ‘collapse’”.
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The way we speak of lifestyle that is most logical and supportive of nature and humanity seems to be in conflict with, for want of an actual descriptive word that feels non-existent in English, slick advertising, implies we most often hear phrases uttered by capitalistic hierarchical Establishment, to define progress for We The People. The following tweet implies natural woods and meadows near a housing estate where people reside.
https://twitter.com/Pat01141/status/1564268765734486020 –about planting a community orchard in Sheffield as part of an or an wildlife park. Here it is, with the meadow humming with insects. This is bang in the centre of a housing estate
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One contrasts the above tweet with a local Upstate NY announcement of a moderate-income housing project. https://www.binghamton-ny.gov/Home/Components/News/News/235/15#:~:text=Mayor%20Kraham%20Announces%20Plans%20for%20%2424M%20’Stadium%20Lofts’%20Housing%20Project&text=(BINGHAMTON%2C%20N.Y.)%E2%80%94Mayor,near%20Mirabito%20Stadium%20in%20Binghamton. –“The Kearney Group is thrilled to be working with the City of Binghamton to bring their vision for the Stadium Master Plan to fruition,” said Ken Kearney, president of the Kearney Group. “We feel our Downtown mixed-use model is a perfect complement to the synergy surrounding Mirabito Stadium, and we look forward to working with Mayor Kraham and his team to bring another impactful urban project to Upstate New York.”
“We’re thrilled to see such an exciting and vibrant project taking shape right across the street from Mirabito Stadium,” said David Sobotka, owner and president of the Binghamton Rumble Ponies. “Alongside the City, we welcome Ken’s firm as the newest partner in our collective effort to revitalize Henry Street, draw more people to the Stadium District and continue to improve the area.”
“Binghamton’s thriving arts and culture scene has helped fuel the revitalization of downtown, and the new Stadium Lofts project will build on that progress by offering brand new artist housing and commercial space right near our arts district,” said Broome County Arts Council Executive Director Nancy Barno Reynolds. “We’re excited by the potential of this project to transform an important part of our urban core and support Binghamton’s growing arts community.”
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Several thoughts from a casual observer——
*Binghamton does have a thriving arts and culture scene that seems promoted by local-community interest and effort, and seems to have grown “from the bottom up”
*The baseball stadium feels like a “top down” project largely funded by local taxpayers, benefiting out-of-town investors, and providing questionable interest for local residents, considering attendance
*A relevant question is whether capitalistic hierarchical Establishment is piggy-backing off of the “thriving arts and culture scene” to attempt to associate the capitalistic stadium project with said scene
*What would be the benefit to types of community interested in arts and culture, not to stereotype but here goes, to choose to live near a stadium with noise, pollution, turmoil, highways and assaulting lighting?
*That “the local arts and culture scene” members may be less inclined to donate to political campaigns than may be, for example, out-of-region stadium investors, could be a motivating factor for bureaucrats and politicians to associate the “thriving scene” with a struggling (and annoying) stadium
*Fortunate may be that the topic is a stadium rather than, for example, a gambling casino
*Should questions arise about use of a “thriving scene” as a foil for a failing stadium?
*Should questions be asked about the reason that the “thriving scene” that so well maintains and retains wealth within the community, should be used by politicians who may or may not be beholden to big-money-out-of-town investors who may or may not profit by a continued drain of local resources away from locals?
*The baseball stadium was described by politicians years ago as being the anchor that would provide a thriving economic neighborhood
*This didn’t happen due to lack of interest by the public, while the public went about the activity of building a “thriving scene” of their own interest
*To turn the tables and use the notion of using the “thriving scene” to attract people to the stadium feels lame
*Could the very presence of the stadium undermine both local community and the “thriving scene”
*Some people notice the lighting-assault against a night sky currently
*Will said lighting-assault against a night sky attract more arts and culture types? Maybe, maybe not….
As one who has been impressed by the growing “arts and culture scene” in Broome County, and aware of our real-time challenges in the type of life on Earth, one respects the local-community logic and integrity. But then “the thriving arts and culture scene” isn’t, so far, beholden to big-money campaign donors.
Climate Scientists Urge More Civil Disobedience To Signal ’How Deep in the Sh*t We Are
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That profiteering by big-money interests is linked to Climate Change, is a topic for discussion.
Many of We The People seem to have taken seriously a large number of slick advertisers, for lack of a better description in English. Comedians often notice said seriousness for the snake-oil show it may be.
Lee Camp is predictably highly censored—–https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmCWEMEUoPc —
They Said WHAT?!
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****As one who would be perfectly contented to retain the Senate if they adhered to Oaths of Office more than to Citizens United campaign donations, one is interested in a topic raised as to the reason we maintain the US Senate—-
This is a reminder of how much we don’t know. This brings one around to Howie Hawkins, who continues to impress with original thought. We also could acknowledge Hawkins often speaks to censored information.
One such topic about which one would never have even considered, is whether the USA needs The Senate. Apparently The Senate is little other than expensive window dressing, promoting hierarchical interests, and too often placed in positions of power by big-money via Citizens United. But the public gets to fund this curiosity of pompous supremacy. Who knew?
The Democratic Branch of the Republican/Democratic Duopoly are especially functional in voter suppression—–https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNbdkuU1edw —#GreenSocialist Notes #76
Howie Hawkins brings up the concept of whether the USA needs the Senate. Apparently according to some people, the Senate isn’t necessary. This brings up the blockage from the Senate of many bills that would benefit We The People. Combined with Citizens United that promotes big-money interest choice of Senators, in which laws are passed that benefit big-money interest rather than We The People, and that We The People support economically, the members of the Senate, this seems a good topic for discussion.
The US Constitution doesn’t seem to sanction elections run by political Parties, and to permit control of political debates by political Parties seems equally corrupt. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQ7kn2-GEmM —
Ross Perot in 1992 on NAFTA and the “Giant Sucking Sound”
Centralization is the lifeblood of the R&D duopoly. It’s the way to enforce capitalism onto workers in 2022.———————–We can do better———-
That “we are a 2-Party system” is a fabrication of the Republican/Democratic duopoly and spread by MSM. In FACT the majority of voters aren’t either registered Democratic or Republican. The censorship about this info must be envied by bureaucrats of the Former USSR and their simplistic style of 1-Party elections.
Regardless of which character sits in the Oval Office, We The People have work to do to maintain principles of our democratic (small d) Constitutional republic. Several items to challenge—*We need the integrity of ranked-choice voting so voters won’t feel compelled to “hold your nose and vote”*Censored debates must be stopped. The Democratic/Republican duopoly pretends to legitimate debates in what is nothing other than another campaign show. Independent debates run by uninterested sponsors such as The League of Women Voters, must be restored. (Access www.debates.org to understand the extent of duopoly control). The so-called Debate Commission is a corporation to promote the Democratic corporation and Republican corporation, not to inform We The People*Challenge and stop gerrymandering that is a trick especially of the Republican branch of the duopoly.*Stop voter suppression by political Parties, and especially confront and stop Party suppression, which is the over-arching approach to voter suppression. Party suppression seems to have been the responsibility of the Democratic corporation*Promote by law ranked-choice voting, so we won’t be told again, by D&R duopoly, to “hold your nose and vote”
If these issues are handled, our next elections can be honorable.
*******************************************************************https://news.gallup.com/poll/15370/party-affiliation.aspx—-Political Party affiliation of voters.
https://www.lwv.org/newsroom/press-releases/league-refuses-help-perpetrate-fraud–LEAGUE REFUSES TO “HELP PERPETRATE A FRAUD”
WITHDRAWS SUPPORT FROM FINAL PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE–end of lwv info–Murray Bookchin, who founded social ecology, a theory that strongly influenced early Green Socialist thought, strongly advocated the discussion and study group as the first step of any revolutionary movement. A group of individuals meets to expand their knowledge of radical thought and form a radical intellectual community; through the give and take of discussion, can eventually form ideas for next steps in organizing and political activity. According to Bookchin, study groups help create solidarity and a shared language — with a shared coherent vision — for building a mass, organizing, political movement!
Along with Climate Change, many people oppose the imperialism of the USA under control of the Republican/Democratic duopoly. Use of the wealth of our nation should be to enhance quality of life for We The People rather than for imperialism. Some people vote accordingly.