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Response to Rebkeh (Original post)

Sun Oct 25, 2015, 06:51 PM

33. I feel we have some power in making it more like how we want it.

Particularly on a personal and local level. In how we behave toward others and how we live our day to day lives. There has always been tribalism, wealth inequality, violence, racism, sexism, homophobia. In every country throughout history.

On a political level, we need more voter participation and a strong grassroots movement toward more inclusive policies. Long term. Policies that are more humane, more fair and more just than what we have now. I believe it's needed in every aspect: local, state and federal.

Every country faces massive challenges. History is struggle. Most advanced countries have mixed economies, with elements of capitalism and elements of socialism. The USA leans more toward the pure capitalist realm than any other industrialized country. I believe most people will benefit if we move more toward the democratic socialist realm on specific matters like health care, prison reform, tax policy and breaking up the big banks.

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