Per my continued monitoring of the present fate of those who remain terminally aggrieved despite them having obtained "mission accomplished" state per their trek down the channel of their choosing I note that certain talking points that are accepted by the congregation sooth the pain that is felt.
- Social Justice
- Economic Justice
- Racial Justice
They tried to fight "Corporate Greed" and "Corporate Greed" won.
Even when the corporations attempt to separate themselves from the hostile suppliers of labor, allowing them to sell their valued products to other "consumers of labor" - the "greedy corporations" are still attacked by those who feel scorned after their departure.
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Though their circular grievances allow them to retain and grow their POLITICAL power, apparently they have difficulty in fully leveraging the eminence talent and value that is contained in the "suppliers of labor" to become the entities that leverage these resources for productive deployment. They would become the "exploitative force" that must apply sound economic principles in order to maintain a viable "consumer of labor".
Progressives may not occupy the political center of American life, but they define the nation's moral center, the Rev. Jesse Jackson said in a speech Saturday night at the Sheraton Station Square Hotel.
Democratic Preacher Jesse Jackson prefers to be the "moral compass" rather than a resource manager that is forced to apply the economics of scarcity and PROPERTY RIGHTS to the situation. Just as the environmental activist demands that we include the "cost of pollution" to the accounting of the retail prices of carbon based fuels - there is a great need to include the cost of:
- Un-deployed minds
- Eroded communities
- Desperation that leads to lawbreaking and the P.I.C.
A far more logical argument would be to take this same enumerated costs to the "rank & file" and allow them to see that THEIR COMMUNITY is being asked to participate in a long running "virtual labor strike" as they take their labor off of the market for the want of higher wages. The redistributive policies that their political representatives drive assist in abstracting the masses from the consequences of these decisions.
Those who would argue against my position will push back, arguing that with the lower wage rate - the OWNER exploits the labor, receiving the balance of the benefit. The truth is - that the progressive tax agenda works to extract the money via taxation what was not won at the labor negotiating table.
The feared socialistic solutions where the means of production is nationalized by the state is seen as an effective means against "corporate greed". Unfortunately there is an abundant history of evidence which shows the negative effects and inefficiency that this mode of economic distribution and control renders.
I have suggested - sometimes sarcastically - that the happy medium is for the aggrieved labor force to submit to some type of "indentured servitude" to the COMMUNITY. Not private corporations and not the central state. Have them bound to some "collective" in which they agree to work for lower wages for some future benefit.
With all due respect - when some of you had volunteered to take to the streets in the middle of the year 2008 in support of the Obama presidential campaign - did you receive any pay for your efforts? This already establishes the fact that - when given a worthy (to you) objective - "the objective over profits" rings true.
It is also true that many immigrants into this nation work in such a voluntary collective overlay. Their concentrated focus and agreement to practice "cooperative economics" has them making significant economic gains in a see of unconsciousness and consumerism.
In todays distressed cities, despite the abundant need - some people are conditioned to not pick up a push broom to sweep their own streets until the national government provides them with a "block grant" allowing them to receive a pay check for their own subsistence. What appears to be a rational expectation of compensation on the surface, over time turns into a case of squandered centers of potential. The "renters mentality" that has taken over my original community in Philadelphia has even the basics of community upkeep projected upon the "landlord". As the "landlord" sees that the people are both demanding their services for these basics and contented to live at a degraded living standard - the erosion o the community is well under way.
Indeed it is time for some new models of thinking and progress for our community who has "self determination" in front of us but thus far unrealized. I am personally not confident that the loudest voices purporting to represent our "interests" have the proper consciousness to harvest the desired outcomes.