The American Social Contract, Don’t Believe The Hype!!!

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This an excerpt from an article, authored by Sebastian Livingston,’Consumerism and Ecosocialism’, that is linked below….. you should read further….

The American social contract, which states that what we can achieve given our rights as free and equal people to ascend the social economic ladder with no barriers but our own determination, is a pacifier based upon dishonest assumptions. It enables the institutionalized ignorance of systemic oppression, inequality, and environmental exploitation while generating the individualism needed to ignore the roots of the problem. We need to change the course of the struggle away from a struggle for upward mobility, which is at the heart of the capitalist conflict, to one of economic sufficiency and cultural sustainability.

Sebastian Livingston


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