We won back net neutrality once and can do it again! Children’s Health Insurance and Low Income Housing Tax Credits can be won back. Pell grants, WIC food assistance, SNAP, school lunches, The Legal Corporation, Medicaid and Medicare can be won back as great social achievements!
Refusing cooperation and self-criticism, the greed-heads often turn darkness into light, chase all critics out of town, idolize corporations as the “suffering servants” and see government as only an obstacle on the way to profit maximization. In truth, history is an open process, not a succession of victories, and profit-making is different than profit maximizing.
The light shines in the darkness, in the elites’ rewriting of history and normalizing corporate feudalism. The German philosopher Jurgen Habermas proposed a post-national constitutional patriotism with Auschwitz as the fundamental breach in German history.
Public necessities – housing, health care and education – must not be redefined as private privileges! Don’t be fooled by false conservative theology! Self-righteousness is the grand delusion (cf. Eberhard Juengel).