Can we take another look at China?

Maybe an economic depression can be avoided (not likely), but the depression of the people’s spirit is sweeping the USA. COVID may have been the trigger, not just that the virus itself made us feel powerless, but also the specter of the capitalists enriching themselves off our pain. Disaster capitalism fuels disasters.  Looking for hope in this period is challenging. Discouragement emanates from every corner – war, hyperinflation, the likelihood of a Republican takeover, the result of our tolerating a racist form of “democracy.” And rising racism, the darkest cloud in the future, pun intended.  Here is one hopeful fact. […]