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A Way Out – Popula
“This is because nonprofits exist to manage the contradictions of capitalism.”



“If we are going to survive the coming years it is necessary that we demolish the liberal theory of change. This theory tells you that the individual can change everything, while simultaneously insisting that the individual is powerless to change anything, unless it’s in a voting booth. It insists that you, the individual, can be whatever or whoever you want to be, and by doing so, you can somehow compromise or bargain or reason with the forces of capital. I’m here to tell you that you can’t. Those forces only want you dead. You are surplus to them. You are disposable. Sooner or later they will come for you. Don’t let the Hal Rogers of the world lead them to you.”
capitalism  nonprofits  activism  appalachia  liberalism  failure  via:beep 
november 2018 by ignatz
douglain: AGAINST SLEEP AND NIGHTMARE ON PONZI SCHEMES
Excerpt from "Against Sleep and Nightmares" on Ponzi schemes and capitalism. Pithy and smart.
commerce  villainy  finance  fraud  left  capitalism  ponzischemes 
december 2008 by ignatz

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