Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
IMHO, the most valuable thing that can be done now is to spread an understanding of the damage that the current set of ideologies and policies have wrought, how self-serving they are for those who promote them, and how essential it is for them to be replaced to ameliorate the damage that remains to be done and put us in a position to begin rebuilding.

We are being hit by a financial hurricane.  The response is like that towards Katrina.  Turning away from the ugly truths on display only gives the shock capitalist boys and girls more scope to operate.  Paralysis by revulsion only abets those to whom revulsion is not possible--the sociopaths who have been in charge.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."

by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Fri Jul 18th, 2008 at 02:53:17 PM EST
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