TKC MUST SEE!!! KANSAS CITY PROTESTERS MARCH FOR MAY DAY & PRISONER RIGHTS!!!
Continuing our TKC local alternative media mission . . . The mainstream newz attempts to offer a bit of May Day explanation with a juxtaposition against a Springtime celebration of flowers.
This morning at TKC . . .
CHECK FIRST WORD FROM KANSAS CITY PROTESTERS AGAINST CAPITALISM, POLICE AND THE PRISON INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX!!!
From Citizen Media . . . A brief intro about May Day from their perspective:
"As momentum builds toward the May 1st Alabama prisoner strike and the September 9th national prisoner work stoppage, Kansas City workers, ex-workers, ex-prisoners, unemployed, under employed, and students gather to celebrate May Day Eve. After an early dinner in the park they hold a noise demonstration outside the county jail and then head to Power and Light to raise awareness about this holiday that is widely celebrated in every country in the world except for the US, Canada, and Australia."
Take a look at their clip:
Juxtaposition and a realization that these kinds of protest will only increase as the American middle-class fades . . .
New Statesman: The sad slide of the American middle class
Roll Call: Trump's Dominance Draws on More Than Angry Middle Class
Seeking Alpha: Where Does America's Middle Class Go From Here?
The Atlantic: The Secret Shame of Middle-Class Americans
Alter net: There's a Dark Future for America Coming If We Let the Middle Class Disappear
Agree or not, it's important to realize these kind of protests are gaining a foothold in the American discourse. Think about it: The Democratic Party has moved further to the left than anyone would had ever imagined and many unabashedly advocated socialism during the campaign primary. Meanwhile, the GOP is embroiled in an outright struggle against the party system status quo in an attempt to find a leader more firmly committed to populist rage against immigration and political correctness . The traditional ideals of the modern American political system are in decline and this kind of May Day direct challenge to the system continues to gain, ground, exert political force and shift the conversation.
You decide . . .