What The Frothing Rage of the Right Is All About
¨A lot of bitter frightened old white people upset because there's a black dude in the White House.
And as they have so often in the past, the plutocracy exploits these fears seeing an opportunity for a coup d'etat. They know from past experience that nothing breaks a union like a busload of black or brown scab workers during a strike. After the race riot is over, there's no more union, and people are left more desperate than before, and willing to work for even lower wages....¨ Counterlight Peculiars, HERE
Homophobia Can Be Good for the Bottom Line¨
Capitalism isn't benevolent and, whatever one can say about it, it doesn't promote altruism. Capitalism's biggest cheerleader Capitalism's biggest cheerleader , in fact, saw that lack of altruism in the free market as its best feature.
And equality isn't always good for the bottom line. If we want to effect real change, we have to be willing to take on the lowest-common-denominator culture that entrusts power to people with lots of money instead of worshipping and praising that power until it does something to piss us off...please read it all, HERE
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· Thanks to Alex Blaze
¨We tend to think that things are better today than they were long ago. After all, we have mobile phones, HDTV, Satellite communication and...
REAL HERO/REAL LIFE: Bishop John Shelby Spong
“I was simply interpreting a rising consciousness,” he said. “Whether it was race or women or homosexual people, the issue was always the same: fighting against anything that dehumanizes a child of God on the basis of an external characteristic.” Bishop John Shelby Spong (click on his photo)
IT GETS BETTER--Archbishop Desmond Tutu supports LGBT full acceptance and inclusion too!
¨Churches say that the expression of love in a heterosexual monogamous relationship includes the physical, the touching, embracing, kissing, the genital act - the totality of our love makes each of us grow to become increasingly godlike and compassionate. If this is so for the heterosexual, what earthly reason have we to say that it is not the case with the homosexual?¨ Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu
The No Anglican Covenant Coalition -- COMPREHENSIVE UNITY
A VERY UN-ANGLICAN COVENANT (click on logo)
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