We need to decentralize power.
Agreed. It would be nice if the courts would take the 10th Amendment seriously again.
We need to demilitarize society.
We need to totally dismantle corporate power.
No thanks, I like to eat.
In my view, we’ll need to replace the current system with an eco-socialist society, one where decisions are made mainly on local levels.
Now you’ve gone off the rails. I’d prefer not to live like the Amish, as admirable as they may be in many ways.
If we stage massive, repeated general strikes with, the ruling class will be forced to respond to them. Studies of past revolutions have shown that it only takes 3.5% of a population to overthrow a government, with nonviolent uprisings being the most effective.
I trust the existing ruling class more than I trust the rabble that would grab power.
These strikes will have to involve millions of people, they’ll have to be made with clear policy demands towards dismantling military and corporate power, and they’ll have to be organized soon. But organizing them is entirely possible.
Give us some notice, so we can move our assets offshore in advance of the decade long famine and depression that would follow.