debt.” What the? In that context, you’d think that people would back an expansive social…ty of Democrats preferred Joe Biden to Bernie or Liz? Let’s take a look at the facts American life. The average person lives paycheck to paycheck, half of Americans work low-wage jobs, nobody much has decent healthcare, retirement, childcare, incomes have flatlined for half a century, 75% of Americans struggle to pay basic bills like housing and food, the average American will live and die in unplayable “debt.” What the? In that context, you’d think that people would back an expansive social contract — like one of social democracy.
Too many people think a rich white man will save the country and restore “old fashioned” values. They put hatred of “other” before care of self and do not realize that rich old white men are why they have no savings, no healthcare, no retirement funds and live 2 paychecks away from financial collapse. The surest sign of oppression is when the oppressed do not even know they are oppressed and participate in their own oppression.