hohum, ‘Our Revolution’, now our slogan…

We were in (three) years gone by formally ambivalent to Bernie’s talk of revolution, tut-tutting his cooptation of the term as at best ‘social democratic’ tinkering, but now (we predicted it) the term is bouncing back and we can talk quite radically of ‘Our Revolution’, how our terminology…
Bernie is now changing gears and his ‘Our Revolution’ seems to be getting backburnered as he attempts to cope with the magpie centrists pilfering tidbits of his 2016 toybasket. Actually the slogan is handy and falls in our lap as crypto-lenininst-1848-ish neo-dulterated revolutionism, Our slogan, finally…great work, Bernie…

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The meaning of ‘Our Revolution’: violent overthrow of the government…Sanders can hardly protest that interpretation…

Sanders may as well run but the left needs to be wary of his corruption of the meaning of socialism and revolution. We need a revolution toward socialism.
If he uses the term ‘Our Revolution’ let’s take him at his word in the real sense.
Sanders’ version is an ego trip that centers on one person not a movement, and would likely end up blocked by the Senate, eight more wasted years…
The crisis of the planet needs IMMEDIATE revolutionary action. The term ‘revolution’ means violent overthrow of governments. If Sanders makes one peep of protest against ‘Our Revolution’ taken to mean that he is a running dog and counterrevolutionary
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