Why does centralized power feel so much like anarchy?

Thanks to remaloeb for this share that can prelude by reminding of natural integrity—-https://www.facebook.com/rema.loeb/posts/pfbid07YBgBhuX6vuFNVX1iV56fhNxa3U5SDD5uJSvPcGMeJETfYPg5iXrjE9cke969GG7l–

And no……that’s not a chainsaw….. It’s a 100′ Kobalt tape measure…. Just ask the amazing 245″ in circumference, 75′ tall, and 106′ average crown spread White Oak (Quercus alba)… Private property in Medina County..

–end of remaloeb info——Helping to remember what is real…..

And then there’s this—-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVQtNmTKDP0     —

WE ARE BACK | Reflecting On US Tour Plus MORE… #089 Stay Free With Russell Brand PREVIEW

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From MRonline  —  https://us2.campaign-archive.com/?e=2833cdb99b&u=36ce609ae68971b4f060ad9c7&id=f91a5581c0         —

China’s peace plan for UkraineAt least 23 Cop City protesters charged with domestic terrorism in Atlanta26 arrested, 4000 searched on 7th day of protests in France
Imperialism and natural resources

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From lakotalaw  — Greetings from the Cheyenne River Nation! Over the past couple weeks, you may have seen some of the news abut our recent celebration of Wounded Knee Liberation Day’s 50th anniversary. The full weekend included a number of activities — including a ceremony, educational panels, the annual Four Directions Walk, and Warrior Women Project’s interactive exhibit on the women leaders of the American Indian Movement (AIM). Today, I urge you to watch our video narrated by my daughter, Marcella, featuring some of the weekend’s highlights.

If you’ve been reading our emails, you’re already aware that what happened in the village of Wounded Knee a half century ago will live on forever. When law enforcement converged on the Pine Ridge Reservation and put us under a months-long siege, they unwittingly gave us an unparalleled media platform. We became a fixture on nightly news broadcasts, and suddenly our movement to win justice and promote the sovereignty of Native nations inspired solidarity across the world.

Today, that movement has only gained momentum, thanks to allies like you and new generations of Native leaders like Marcella, my granddaughter DeCora Hawk, Chase Iron Eyes, Chase’s daughter Tokata, and many more. And new forms of media now give us increased control of our own message. We have the agency and visibility to build alliances and resistance efforts and the means to amplify our concerns.

Your support is so critical to making sure Indigenous communities struggle less and thrive more. As far as we’ve come, too many Native People remain on the frontlines of the environmental justice battle. From mining and pipelines to cultural appropriation, we’re reminded every day that racism is real. So, as always, my deep appreciation and gratitude to you for all that you do to move us forward.

Wopila tanka — thank you for your friendship!
Madonna Thunder Hawk
Cheyenne River Organizer

The Lakota People’s Law Project—-end of lakotalaw info–

One believes, if memory serves, that Ed Markey supported Biden for President.  One also watched a self-defined environmental supporter as she was interviewed on MSNBC, expressing disappointment in lack of follow-through on campaign promises by Biden.  This same celebrity has over decades, supported the Democratic Party that hasn’t followed through on policies as articulated during campaigns far too often to be incidental.  But then, as they say, “everybody does it”……

https://www.rt.com/news/572923-biden-approves-alaska-oil-project/    –US Senator Ed Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat, was among the critics who blasted Biden’s “disastrous decision,” claiming it “sends the wrong message to our international partners.” The politician argued that the move “not only leaves an oil stain on the administration’s climate accomplishments and the president’s commitment not to permit new oil and gas drilling on federal land, but slows our progress in the fight for a more livable future and puts into harm’s way the neighboring native village of Nuiqsut and the Arctic landscape.”

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Lack of veracity from political-Party corporations is a reason some people don’t take seriously the Democratic Party any more than the Republican Party.  

Some of said D&R Base supporters become irate when others mention the smoke and mirrors and support systems aside from capitalism.  Criticism of erroneous policies by either the Democratic Party or the Republican Party are met with accusations of some sort of attack toward personality traits as owned by groups of voters who often support said duopoly.  This seems to forestall questions about bad policy as personal attacks or prejudices toward people.  And so to oppose policy becomes synonymous with personal attacks.  This is a problem.

We have watched political campaigns that have become veritable food fights between types attempting to become our leaders.  Meanwhile actual issues and policies go unaddressed.  But probably this is good for media ratings.

What goes around comes around.  —

https://www.rt.com/russia/572916-busting-sanctions-how-russia-survived/?utm_source=browser&utm_medium=push_notifications&utm_campaign=push_notifications   —

Still, even those measures have not been enough to cripple the Russian economy. Western officials have conceded that the decisions made by the Russian government to push back against sanctions have helped the country’s fiscal base hold up in spite of the challenging environment.

What did Russia do to mitigate the effect of sanctions, and how long can it sustain its resilience?

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A characteristic if capitalism is that concepts sound so good until they don’t.  –https://www.aol.com/finance/gop-senators-pushed-keep-banking-152706593.html    —

In a letter dated March 3 to Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC), the ranking member of the Senate Banking Committee, and nine of his GOP colleagues expressed concern that an ongoing Federal Reserve review may go beyond a 2018 law that eased regulations on smaller banks and “may unjustly increase capital requirements and have a chilling effect on market making activities and availability of financial services.”–end of aol info–

****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!

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