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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Good Ol' Pragmatism

Conservatives — including Trump — continue to fight unabashedly for the needs of corporate America, while neoliberals like President Obama and Hillary Clinton insist that progressive initiatives must be curbed in the interest of "getting things done."

But such a commitment to "pragmatism" is, in reality, a lack of commitment to the systemic change necessary in the midst of unprecedented inequality, horrific levels of child poverty, an intolerably high rate of infant mortality, neglected communities, and other crises that require radical action.--JJ

Yep, it's all here.

from "I Protest"

I protest
all of the isms
particularly pragmatism
and its idiocy
day in/day out
I protest

from Nightscape in Empire & The Talent Poems


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