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To those who say "but centrists win elections" riddle me this:

What's the point of winning elections if the country keeps tilting to the far right?

Example: Obama won and then expanded Bush's drone policy, extrajudicial killings, and indefinite detention.
In a country where progressive issues have majority support, how is the Supreme Court now a rightwing rubber stamp?

Why are we leaving the #ParisAgreement?

Why are kids dying in cages?

Why are racism and white supremacy flourishing?

How do we have such #ExtremeInequality?
How are we going backward on women's rights?

How are we turning into #Gilead??

It's because despite occasional Dem victories, the system is structured to preserve the patriarchy and oligarchy. It's designed to enrich the rich and powerful at everyone else's expense.
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Giving half your money to charity and still keeping EIGHTEEN BILLION DOLLARS is what's wrong with this system.

NO HUMAN NEEDS A BILLION DOLLARS.

A wealth cap of $100 million is more than fair.

#ExtremeInequality = Injustice
#JeffBezos could solve world hunger and end homelessness and still have BILLIONS left over. How is that acceptable??

theguardian.com/money/2014/nov…
"The world's billionaires are growing $2.5 billion richer every day, while the poorest half of the global population is seeing its net worth dwindle."

cnn.com/2019/01/20/bus…
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