climate crisis: a sense of shock…the realization politicians are irrelevant, unable to act, or even realize a problem…//The ambiguity of revolutionary transformation – 

We live at a time of such crisis that all the issues of revolution pro and con tend to fall away as we begin to realize that revolutionary transformation appears to be impossible to realize. Everyone is paralyzed and all the politicians are suddenly irrelevant
Perhaps part of the reason is that the ‘second international’ era still dominates thought and at the same time its failures block moving on to a fresh new beginning. Actually this problem always existed and the left has never actually produced anything practical in any detail.
But it is time to act: if revolutionaries are so gung ho, where is their plan of action…

Source: The ambiguity of revolutionary transformation – 1848+: The End(s) of History

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