The Democrats used to be the progressive party, but the philosophy of Neoliberalism embraced by President Carter and furthered by President Clinton has transformed the Democratic Party into a machine for ensuring that the will of corporations and moneyed interests is done in D.C.
The “good food” movement has many nodes and includes a cast of characters that ranges from sustainable farms to companies like Dave’s Killer Bread, to locally sourced meal-kits like PeachDish. But what exactly is “good food”?
We deserve to be angry about corruption in politics. It’s how we harness our anger that counts. It’s how we harness our anger that could really change everything.
Values based supply chains are more transparent and build community. Benefits include cost sharing, market access, flexibility, and healthier economies.
If we want a new system, we can’t pretend as if the limits to the one we still live in don’t exist.
It’s a paradoxical world we inhabit, compelling us to operate not by facts as our paradigm pretends to but by an impossibly gray makeup of subjective truths and universal realities.
We’d be wise to honor the reality that emotions drive the human experience far more than logic ever did.
The most effective way I can see to achieve this is to support Hillary in becoming our next president and the Democratic party in defeating Trump.
I believe that we as humans can actually do a lot better than the modest goal of trying to live more sustainably. I believe we have an imperative as cohabitants on this Earth to create regenerative ways of producing and consuming.
We all have a role to play in building a fashion system that doesn’t degrade our environment and upholds everyone in the supply chain, farmer to consumer.