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Forum Post: Can the solution be Simpol?

Posted 3 years ago on July 22, 2018, 10:45 a.m. EST by agkaiser (2492) from Fredericksburg, TX
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"...What if you could help release governments from competing for capital so they could cooperate for our future? What if you could be part of a movement that allows us to use our votes in a completely new way to drive governments to cooperate?

"Welcome to Simpol – the international citizens campaign to solve global problems! ..."




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[-] 1 points by agkaiser (2492) from Fredericksburg, TX 3 years ago

Noam Chomsky said: "It's ambitious and provocative: Can it work? Certainly worth a serious try."

"... We do have supporters in the USA but no proper campaign there yet. We're hoping this interview might change that soon. Like elsewhere, there's widespread dissatisfaction in the U.S. with both mainstream parties. Meanwhile, some people hope that more extreme options – such as Trump or Sanders – might offer a solution. But we're hoping that, as U.S. citizens come to understand DGC [Destructive Global Competition] and Pseudo-democracy ... Donald Trump is not really in control; DGC is...."


[-] 3 points by DKAtoday (33802) from Coon Rapids, MN 3 years ago

Meanwhile, some people hope that more extreme options

Bernie is not extreme - though that is how the wealthy few and their Lackeys vilify him to the public as being.

[-] -2 points by DavidJameson (-186) 3 years ago

Bernie is active. He does stuff. He's old, but he doesn't spend his days locked in his room on his therapeutic bed. He goes out and wins in the world.

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (33802) from Coon Rapids, MN 3 years ago

There You is ='s this site's determined and so far eternal troll. Trying to get me to occupy a toilet (YOU). So Be it - nip at my ankles all you want , as while you do that - you won't be bothering others.

[-] 1 points by gsw (3363) from Woodbridge Township, NJ 3 years ago

What if we could build a “wall” and inside have a high speed rail, and pay American underemployed youth a living wage, to construct it? The walls could also feature artworks, also publicly paid for. To pay for send bill to trump plutocracy arsitoclass? China has some fine examples of contruction of trains and bridges. We should collaborate to solve humanities problems, across political and cultural lines. Also, employ Central American youth as well, extend the rail to their areas, and expand opportunities for collaboration on our problems, with humanists a cross borders.