Organizing Notes

Bruce Gagnon is coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space. He offers his own reflections on organizing and the state of America's declining empire....

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The collapsing US military & economic empire is making Washington & NATO even more dangerous. US could not beat the Taliban but thinks it can take on China-Russia-Iran...a sign of psychopathology for sure. We must all do more to help stop this western corporate arrogance that puts the future generations lives in despair. @BruceKGagnon

Sunday, April 11, 2010


Socialism - let's count the ways:

  • Social Security
  • Medicare/Medicaid
  • Public schools
  • Food stamps
  • City recreation facilities (public parks, ball fields, tennis courts, swimming pools, skating rinks, etc.)
  • Sidewalks
  • Fire and police departments
  • Taxpayer funded professional sports stadiums
  • Public water and sewer systems
  • Homeless shelters
  • Federal student financial aid for college
  • After school programs for children
  • Publicly funded day care centers
  • Public highways
  • Public libraries
  • Public museums
  • Public snow removal
  • Public access TV programming
  • Publicly owned air waves
  • Free health care in the military
  • Bailouts for big banks, hedge funds, and insurance corporations
  • Welfare for the military industrial complex
  • Welfare for agribusiness corporations

I am sure I have left out many examples, please feel free to add more in the comments.


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