What Will It Take To Bring People Into the Streets?

On the one hand, we have the political machinations of Republicrats and the economic truck and bargaining of capitalists.

On the other we have on-again off-again street confrontations with neo-fascists. But this article is what is in between – the overwhelmingly majority of people do nothing. Nothing about mass killings, wars, sexual harassment and many other things. The silence is chilling. What does it mean?

Read in CounterPunch

Image from University of Mary Washington


About Bruce Lerro

Bruce Lerro has taught for 25 years as an adjunct college professor of psychology at Golden Gate University, Dominican University and Diablo Valley College. He has applied a Vygotskian socio-historical perspective to his four books: From Earth-Spirits to Sky-Gods: the Socio-ecological Origins of Monotheism, Individualism and Hyper-Abstract Reasoning Power in Eden: The Emergence of Gender Hierarchies in the Ancient World Co-Authored with Christopher Chase-Dunn Social Change: Globalization from the Stone Age to the Present and Lucifer's Labyrinth: Individualism, Hyper-Abstract Thinking and the Process of Becoming Civilized He is also a representational artist specializing in pen-and-ink drawings. Bruce is a libertarian communist and lives in Olympia WA.

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