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TO THOSE INTERESTED IN ANOTHER SOCIETY : CAPITALISM CRASHES – WHAT’S THE LEFT DOING?

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Capitalism ‘s crisis is not a temporary blip in the machine. It is a serious far-reaching failure of the systems that enable capitalism to exist.

2009 is very likely to show that as always the poor and the workers will be asked to bear the brunt and rebuild the system that oppresses them. Capital and its governments are using the peoples money to prop up the bankers and speculators.

How will working people and citizens generally react when they realise they are required to bear the losses for the sake of the failed operators of the capitalist machine. Will they just grumble in private or will they resist?

The Left is responsible for informing them and encouraging resistance to failed capitalism

A FORUM TO BUILD RESISTANCE?

A Social Forum Meeting in Aotearoa in 2009 would provide a non-sectarian and open means of bringing together those who want to take action against the crisis, and find ways to build resistance.

The WORLD SOCIAL FORUM motto, ‘Another World is Possible" does not define what it is seeking, but allows for people of differing views to put their ideas forward under that broad banner.

Looking ahead it will take some months for people to realise that the Key solution is not all tax breaks and cosy policies. The crisis is here now. By the Budget in May people will begin to learn that the crisis of the rich is to be solved at the expense of the lower paid.

The best time to give major publicity to resistance therefore is toward the end of 2009 – say at Labour Day weekend. And leading to that a series of actions and statements could help alert the exploited to what is being done to them

I am writing to you to see if you think this or some alternative action can help people become more conscious of what is happening and to resist.

My email address is jimddig@clear.net.nz, my address 47 Fairview Crescent Wellington 6012, my phone (04) 9386943.

Do you want to do something? Who else will call for a new world?”

When I have an idea of the response to this proposal I shall ask those interested what they are prepared to do. If you want to support the idea my address and phone number again Jim Delahunty—email Jimddig@clear.net.nz and address 47 Fairview Crescent Wellington 6012, my phone (04) 9386943.

Comments

Re: TO THOSE INTERESTED IN ANOTHER SOCIETY : CAPITALISM CRASHES

"the Budget in May people will begin to learn that the crisis of the rich is to be solved at the expense of the lower paid."

It is something new to you this finger pointing at the working class?

Re: TO THOSE INTERESTED IN ANOTHER SOCIETY : CAPITALISM CRASHES

Ahem more than finger-pointing, and he's not saying it hasn't happened before.

Re: TO THOSE INTERESTED IN ANOTHER SOCIETY : CAPITALISM CRASHES

"The best time to give major publicity to resistance therefore is toward the end of 2009 "

No crazy rush then?