Jimmy Dore and Chris Hedges try to sort out the many reasons why America is in revolt, drowning in social injustice and inequality, institutionalised violence and corruption, and a glaring lack of even essential services like universal healthcare. American cities and entire regions and states, and hunreds of millions of Americans have been hurt and damaged by capitalism, their social fabric rent and central institutions hollowed by capitalism. So now the people are in the streets, but this is not a revolution. This is only leaderless spontaneism. The system can easily overcome that. A different kind of social and political organising are needed to effect serious changes, and America is still a far cry from that desperately needed point.
RAMIN MAZAHERI— The progression of Western fake-leftism from the 20th to 21st century has shown that many Western fake-leftists believe that identity politics has firmly established that any minority opinion – be the holder Black, female, gay, etc. – is inherently “woke”, instead of being merely worthy of no longer being ignored. At some point conversations such as this article need to be had: agreeing that historic repression of minority voices had tragic consequences, but also agreeing that minority individuals can be just as fascistic, capitalist and politically backward as any White Westerner.