RT: Time to imagine: From ‘Disaster Capitalism’ to a system of our own by Cynthia McKinney

Co-Creating Our Future on Planet Earth

Published time: 25 Sep, 2015 10:12

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Since the founding of the United States, generations have been inculcated with the belief that capitalism is the only acceptable method of economic organization. Isn’t it time for a radical change of thinking?

Critical analysts should have long recognized that the Unites States is a country steeped in cognitive dissonance. How else could the very Founding Fathers who were also holders of enslaved Africans write this in their Declaration of Independence from King George III of England: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”

This is what one should take as a clue that pathology lies ahead.

As an aside, I must say that it is good, from time to…

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