The public who support these policies get to feel good about themselves too, but only for a little while, until the bill comes due. By the time they're paying $5 for a loaf of bread, and $6 for a gallon of gas, it's too late.
Today, we can see the Left is still using the same playbook, as their motivations and political goals remain the same. They retain all of the moral shortcomings that Rand wrote about over fifty years ago, including when in 1964 she wrote a chapter in her nonfiction book, The Virtue of Selfishness, which is a collection of essays written by her and Nathaniel Branden that lay out the principles that make up her Objectivist philosophy.
Will they, should the leftist have their way, and establish some sort of socialist or neo-fascist state be reduced to fighting for their homeland, with not much cause to spill a drop of blood for whatever collectivist ideology takes the place of individual freedom? What would be the rallying cry used to motivate persons to pick up arms in such a place? “FOR EQUITY!”? “FOR THE COLLECTIVE GOOD!”? or “DEATH TO THE INDIVIDUALISTS!”?
This is just the beginning. The Democrats will announce (safe prediction) a "climate crisis", after or even before the COVID-19 crisis is over in order to justify more spending and greater control of the economy. This will open the door more massive Green New Deal spending and regulation.
So why was Coke using this training to begin with? Coca-Cola so far has not disavowed the views in the training slides, or Robin DeAngelo (who's work the material was pulled from), They only denied that it was required, not the substance of the material, which is telling.
George Washington knew the power of the Constitution Lincoln understood the importance of our Constitution in protecting our liberties.
Though Marx and Engels would say the object of socialism is as a stepping stone to communism, where there are no social distinctions, and the state would simply “wither away”, we know from real life that those who claim the mantle of philosopher kings expect the rest of us to bestow upon them rights and privileges not available to to common folk.
The fact that AOC chose to impugn the memory of St. Damien shows that she must be ignorant of his story. Also discussed is the enforced ignorance of the COVID-19 cures and situation, especially the censorship of differing messages of Hydroxychloroquine's effectiveness and how Sweden can claim success dealing with the disease without killing their economy or major infringements on the rights of their citizens.