People don’t appreciate how since the 1960’s leftists in America have explicitly and unashamedly desired to sabotage the American economy and fiscal system and make it unsustainable, in order to foment revolutionary change. The very same old lefties are at it again.
This article by Ron Radosh,
shows how Piven and the editors at The Nation magazine are calling for “disruptive” protests, strikes, and riots, using recent unrest in Greece and Britain as a model.
Some have speculated that Obama actually wants to make things worse in order to facilitate a socialist takeover, but I don’t believe this. He will disappoint the Left just like he disappointed everyone else. But it’s instructive to see again how much the American Left hates America. Somehow, though, radicals like Piven and Obama’s mentor Bill Ayers remain prominent in American society. A country with a proper sociopolitical immune system would have tarred and feathered such traitors decades ago.