Six months ago, I put up a post about poetry, commenting on why I think it matters and the state of poetry today. I asked, “What poets/poems enrich your life?”, which didn’t seem to strike much of a chord among our readership – not really surprising, actually.
The Crime of Alleviating Poverty:
Breaking the banksters’ monopoly worked in Brazil and elsewhere and should be a wave of the future – if the courts allow it.
I am most familiar with Rainbow, Lochleven, Cutthroat and Brook Trout but this method works equally well with many fish, including Salmon.
|I am addicted to Dulce de Leche.
This may get you addicted, too.
Watching America is a site with translated news items from abroad concering America.
Particularly liked this:
In his closing speech at the second meeting of the 12th National People’s Congress, Xi Jinping described the dream of his people:
“To achieve a comprehensively well-off society, to build a prosperous, strong, democratic, civilized and harmonious modern socialist country, and to attain the Chinese dream of the great renaissance of the Chinese nation is to achieve prosperity, revitalize the nation and bring about the happiness of the people.”
A socialism for the 21st century must include and stress the importance of micro-level social transformation at the base of society in the workplace. Ending exploitation in workplaces is that transformation. Instead of workers producing surpluses for others to appropriate and distribute, they must now do that for themselves collectively.