I’ve been saying much the same. The Fact is that our entire political system is designed so that the oppressed and poor do NOT get heard. In Mt Twitter discussion I’ve noted that the big reason corporate media ignores and skews murder by cop is that racism is jus one if several Stalking Horses used to see the oligarchy to whites in the name of “safety”. Other stalking horses are anti gay and anti abortion issues. They’re ALL Stalking Horses which use an issue We care,about to divide Us artificially so that We don’t notice and react appropriately to the Fact that almost none of Our Bribed Public Officials are working for Citizens.
The solution here is to look those stalking horses in the face, recognize them for what they are and the threat they hide, then join in Unity to take them out.
Marissa Johnson, left, speaks as Mara Jacqueline Willaford holds her fist overhead and Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., stands nearby as the two women take over the microphone at a rally Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, in downtown Seattle. The women, co-founders of the Seattle chapter of Black Lives Matter, took over the microphone and refused to relinquish it. Sanders eventually left the stage without speaking and instead waded into the crowd to greet supporters. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
You know, I’ve always liked Bernie Sanders. I appreciate that as a U.S. Senator, he has been willing to speak the truth about many important social issues, but he’s also a U.S. Senator, which means that he is only going to be as progressive as his electorate allows him to be.
That said, I’d generally been pretty disappointed with the lack of racial justice analysis in his economic inequality platform as…
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