The Status Quo Has Failed and Is Beyond Reform

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iyraste1313
The Status Quo Has Failed and Is Beyond Reform

The Status Quo Has Failed and Is Beyond Reform

Charles Hugh Smith
Washington’s Blog
April 25, 2016

Why can’t our status quo be reformed? There are two primary reasons:

1) Those benefiting from the current arrangement will resist any reforms that threaten their share of the pie–and meaningful reforms will necessarily threaten everyone’s slice of the pie.

2) Reforms that actually address the structural flaws will bring the system down, as the status quo can only continue if its engine (permanent expansion of debt and consumption) is running at full speed. Once the engine stalls or even slows, the system collapses.

DimmedDiamond

Thoughts:

1. Status quo has to be better defined. Who are the status quo, and what specific actions or groups compose the status quo.

2. Alternative to reform is revolution, which means violence. If you're too weak to reform the system, then you're too weak to oppose it with violence. If you're strong enough to oppose the system with violence, you're strong enough to carry out reform.

 

My whole goal on these forums is to find out what action is needed, who to direct it towards, and figure out how to carry it out. I hope users here can come together and figure this out. Specific names. Specific actions.

iyraste1313

Thanks for your interest in this theme...one can tear their hair out, watching people here play with the elites's distractions of the neoliberal fraudulent democratic system, a terrible distraction for us trying to build a serious alternative political movement...

what is the status quo, of course lack of time and space here prevents a full elaboration, but no doubt an integrated system of intelligence agencies (rogue!), mega banks and associated financial institutions, most on the global stock exchanges, the central banks, and the major extreme profit oriented oil and energy institutions, with consistent coordination through their various international fora....and working through their control of the dominant political institutions, cultural institutions etc.

revolution does not necessarily mean violence, maybe violence only in self defence...reform is impossible if the institutions to be reformed are totally elite controlled...no they must be disbanded!

right now I am witnessing one non violent revolution in the making, so I know it is possible, as history has demonstrated so much in the past!

Goliah

iyraste1313 wrote:

The Status Quo Has Failed and Is Beyond Reform

Charles Hugh Smith
Washington’s Blog
April 25, 2016

 

Anyone dreaming of blowing the status quo strait to hell, an I mean quite literally, might find something of interest at this link. But it won't be what you might have expected!   http://www.energon.org.uk