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Does anybody remember the Left? [View all]

A few reminders.


Universal health care--that’s on the Left.

Left is when workers share in the benefits of their own increased productivity.

Left is when we have a draft that ensures that the kids of the rich die in equal numbers with the poor in our wars.

Left is when the government regulates the excesses of the rich and extends a helping hand to those at the lower margins of society, guaranteeing a chance at a decent life for all, rather than clamping down on the poor and helping the rich.

Left is when civil rights are extended to human beings, and corporations are not classified as specially privileged, immortal persons.

Left is when wholesale murder via corporate “cost-benefit analysis” is punished equally with retail murder committed in a gas station holdup.

Left is when the education system seeks to transmit wisdom and humane values, not just minimal job skills for the next generation of worker ants.

Left hasn't been seen in these parts in decades. I miss it

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