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DN!: “Our Very Existence Is the Resistance”: An Hour w/ AOC, Ayanna Pressley, Rashida Tlaib & Ilhan Omar
REP. ILHAN OMAR: I think, to the point that Rashida was talking about, about us not being divided, but disconnected, is truly how I think about the thing that is wrong with the formation of our foreign policy, is that when we engage in the creation of our foreign policy, we are truly disconnected from the foreign nations that it will impact and the humans who are going to be impacted by our foreign policy.
“The rhetoric we use to describe ourselves is so disconnected from reality that it has induced collective schizophrenia.”
“Neoliberalism turns capitalism into a religious idol.”
Given that the Doomsday Clock has moved to 100 seconds to midnight…
“Ben-Ghiat warns that societies often succumb to authoritarianism and fascism not in one dramatic moment – such as a military coup — but gradually over time.”
“Trump’s legacy will be the empowerment of the Christian fascists.”
“The Democrats through impeachment have no intention of restoring constitutional rights that would curb the power of the deep state and protect democracy. The deep state funds them. It sustains them in office.”
Why Bernie? Why not Biden?! Why not Warren?
“Much of what has been happening can be traced to the neoliberal assault on the general population launched a generation ago, leaving in its wake quite understandable anger, frustration and search for scapegoats — terrain that can readily be plowed by demagogues and con artists of the Trump variety.”
“In an age where people around the world want to avoid war and to focus instead on the climate chaos that threatens future life on earth, NATO is an anachronism.”
“Aggressive policing is the bulwark of a segregated America.”
This is the last year that the United States will participate in the United Nations COP meetings as Trump formally withdraws from the Paris Agreement. What are activists in the US to do?
Consolidation of power, continuation of oppression, people of color, police state, 2020 election, and more….
Something is happening here. But what? And why now? In the last 12 weeks, protests have spanned five continents—most of the planet